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Hair and Beauty

Nail Treatments Level 2 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course commences September and will be completed in one year.

Entry requirements

Three GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English or Level 1 in Beauty Therapy

You will achieve

Nail Services Level 2 (City and Guilds)

Course overview

Are you creative and looking to specialise as a Nail Technician in the beauty therapy industry? 

This course will give you the practical skills you need to provide a range of services. 

Completion of this course will enable you to enter the industry as a professional Nail Technician or progress on to our Level 3 Nail Technology course. 

Nail Technicians help people look after and improve the general health, care and appearance of their nails. Typically, they are found working within beauty salons or nail bars. However, many Nail Technicians also work on a self-employed basis, travelling to client’s houses to perform a range of treatments.

Course content

Course themes:

  • Client care
  • Nail enhancements
  • Manicure
  • Nail art
  • Pedicure
  • Gel polish
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Working in the nail industry

There will be continuous assessment of practical work, both on and off the job, oral questions relating to practical work and written questions. You will also be required to maintain and submit a portfolio of evidence of work produced. Assessments are based on the ability to do the job.

You will be required to purchase a uniform, nail kit, manicure kit and text book. All kits are compulsory to attend and achieve the qualification. Further information will be provided at the interview.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Having good English and Maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and Maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and Maths we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level Maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme.

If you need any further information, please contact our friendly Information Team.

Nail Treatments Level 2 Full-time

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