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VTCT Award in Nail Technology (Intermediate) - Level 2


Looking for a change in career or a new hobby? Vision West Nottinghamshire College, Mansfield is offering a 10-week course in nail technology.

The course is designed to expand on previous knowledge and aims to help students become qualified at Level 2. You will develop practical skills in providing and maintaining nail enhancements using UV gel nail systems.

Start dates and fees

Cost: £395

Start date: TBC

Tel: 01623 627191


Start DateDurationCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
over 19
22/02/20221 yr(s)4465A902£395.00** EApply
04/10/20221 yr(s)4465A901£395.00** EApply

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

What will I study?

This course is both practical and theory-based and includes:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the nail
  • Equipment information and brush care
  • Application of nail enhancements

We will provide you with a step-by-step guide to cover:

  • Tip application
  • Zoning
  • Blending
  • Re-balancing the nail application
  • How to apply natural nail overlays
  • Safe removal 

Entry requirements

This course is only suitable for learners aged 19 or over.

You will need to have good skills and knowledge in manicure and pedicure. You will need to attend an interview with a college beauty tutor.

How long is the course?

10 weeks.

How will I be assessed?

Theory assessments will be through online testing and assignments. Practical assessments will be carried out by a qualified assessor in college.

What does the course lead to?

This course is for students interested in nail techniques. It is an excellent option if you wish to progress into a career in the nail industry. On successful completion of this course you will hold a qualification at Level 2, with the opportunity to move on to Level 3 courses and enhance your knowledge further. 

What can I progress onto?

Level 3 courses in hair and beauty. Full-time courses are available at the college.


How do I apply?

Apply online

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