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VTCT Level 2 Award in Nail Technology

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    3 hours a week for 20 weeks

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VTCT Level 2 Award in Nail Technology

Part-time Courses

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Course Description

Beginners Acrylic Course

You’ll learn how to create the basic topics including; acrylic overlays, full set extensions, apex application and filing techniques.

You will learn the theory of nail anatomy and physiology, correct natural nail preparation and care.

Following your successful application, we’ll then show you how to maintain your client’s nails and when necessary, remove them safely protecting the natural nail.

Entry Criteria



Watching demonstrations and completing practical skills in a realistic working environment.

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Health & Hygiene
  • Salon Safety
  • Nail Diseases & Disorders
  • Contra Indications of Service
  • Natural Nail Preparation
  • Acrylic Overlays
  • Tip & Overlay Technique
  • Maintenance & Infills
  • Safe Removal
  • Gel polish hands & toes

Blended learning, we deliver theory material to you online and in practical sessions.

You will also be able to access online: practical demonstrations and theory material.


9 Practical observations - demonstrate skills.

Theory work, one workbook - demonstrate knowledge.

End of unit multiple choice online exam.


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Other details

Course type: Part-time Courses

Level: 2

Programme Area:

  • Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

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Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Beauty learner with client