Nail Technology Enhancement Level 2 Certificate - City of Wolverhampton College

Nail Technology Enhancement Level 2 Certificate Study Mode: Part time    |    Course Level: 2

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 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 £100, and uniform, costing approximately £40 - order forms will be provided before the start of the course.    

To access this course you are required to have: :

  • Four or more GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including English and/or maths
  • A passion for nail care and enhancements

Adults without the necessary English or maths qualifications will be required to complete an online BKSB assessment in the relevant subject.

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 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

You will gain real experience of working with customers in our commercial beauty training academy at the Metro One campus in the city centre, which will prepare you for working in the industry, and of using professional nail products such as IBD, OPI and CND Vinylux.

Nail Technology Enhancement Level 2 Certificate
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Paget Road Campus

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September 2021




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