Nail Technology City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate - City of Wolverhampton College

Nail Technology City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate

Nail Technology City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate

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Nail Technology City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate

If you're interested in nails and want an exciting career in the beauty industry this course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to become a qualified nail technician and provide nail enhancement treatments to clients.

You will attend college one evening per week, for 3.5 hours, and will learn a broad range of skills including gel nail enhancements, how to promote nail products and services, client care and communication and health and safety in the salon - all the skills you need for a successful career in the industry.

The course will also give you the qualification needed for insurance purposes to perform all types of nail enhancements.

Please note: you will be expected to purchase your own nail kit, costing approximately £150, and college-branded uniform, costing approximately £50 - order forms will be provided before the start of the course and fnancial support may be available to help with these costs.    

Also, if you earn less than £30,000 per year and aged 19 or over, you could study this course for FREE! 

To access this course you are required to have: :

  • Manicure City & Guilds Level 2 Award
  • Undertake a salon skills session in which you will be required to meet members of the teaching team and demonstrate filing and polishing nails or carrying out a hand massage
  • Purchase a beauty kit and college-branded uniform (details will be provided at enrolment)


During this course you will learn how to:

  • Provide and maintain nail enhancements
  • Demonstrate client care and communication skills
  • Promote products and services to clients in a salon
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

By studying this course you will:

  • Learn how to prepare, apply and maintain gel/acrylic nail extensions
  • Develop confidence in dealing with a wide range of clients
  • Improve your communication and customer service skills
  • Gain knowledge and experience of working as part of a team in a commercial salon
  • Develop your understanding of health and safety in the industry

You will be assessed throughout the course in the following ways:

  • Observation of practical work with clients
  • Assignments
  • End of unit multiple choice exam
  • Production of a portfolio of evidence

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:

  • Gain employment as a nail technician
  • Progress to a Level 2 qualification in beauty therapy
  • Progress to a Level 3 qualification in nail technology

  1. Commercial hair and beauty salons open to the public 
  2. Opportunity to enhance your skills with additional qualifications 
  3. Industry-standard equipment and professional products 
  4. Opportunity to showcase your skills in shows and competitions 
  5. Industry-experienced and highly-qualified tutors to support you 


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5.00pm - 8.30pm


21 weeks

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