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VTCT NVQ Diploma in Nail Services - Level 2


Are you looking for the gateway into the world of nail technicians?

You will gain skills to perform manicures, pedicures, and nail enhancements to a high standard.

The topics within this course have been carefully selected as a perfect gateway into the world of nail professionals and will open the door to progress onto further study, employment or self-employment running your own client list.

This course is designed for learners with no prior nail knowledge and will be based in our own on-site Revive hair and beauty salon, where you will be able to put everything you learn into practice with real clients.

Start dates and fees

Start date

  • Monday 22 April
  • 9.30am-4.00pm


  • FREE* or £993.50

The course fee can either be paid in full or in four instalments.

If you wish to pay in instalments, you will be required to pay 25% of the total fee on the day of enrolment and a Direct Debit mandate would then to be completed to enable the college to collect a further three monthly payments. The payments will be taken on the date you choose on the Direct Debit mandate form.

Please contact the college’s finance department for further details on 0808 100 3626.

All hair and beauty courses require the purchase of a specific kit and uniform. It is your responsibility to finance these purchases independently, as there is no funding currently available. Please be aware that the price for the required kit is £50+VAT and the price of the uniform is £45.80.

*Subject to eligibility, contact us for more information.

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
over 19
22/04/20241252A101£993.50** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.

What will I study?

  • Manicure 
  • Pedicure
  • Application and maintenance
  • Nail enhancements - gel, acrylic and wrap systems.

Entry requirements

  • This course is only available for adults aged 19 and over (on 31 August 2023)
  • There are no specific entry requirements, just a keen interest in the subject matter.

How long is the course?

22 weeks.

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is assessed by both written and practical assessments.

What can I progress onto?

  • Nail Technology – Level 3
  • Employment as a nail technician
  • Self-employment running your own client list.

Career opportunities

There isn't currently career information listed for this course.

How do I apply?

Apply online

Next steps

Attend an open event

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Call our general enquiries team

0808 100 3626
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