Hair and Beauty

Nail Technology Level 2 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will start in September, and will run on a Monday evening 5.30pm - 9.00pm. The course will be completed in 35 weeks (including a 6 weeks introductory course).

Entry requirements

  • No qualifications needed but a genuine interest in this area is essential
  • You should enjoy communication with members of the general public and should have a commitment to training
  • Students will normally take part in an interview and an initial assessment prior to being enrolled on the programme

You will achieve

Level 2 Nail Technology Certificate


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, such as manicures, pedicures and nail enhancements. You’ll also learn the latest nail art techniques from our expert tutors.

Course content

  • Working in Beauty related industries
  • Health and safety in the salon
  • Client care and communication
  • Promote products and service to clients
  • Create an image, based on a theme
  • Salon reception duties
  • Manicure treatments
  • Provide and maintain nail enhancement (using an acrylic nail system)
  • Nail art


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. This course also requires independent learning at home.

  • You will be required to purchase essential equipment e.g. nail kit, manicure kit, a book and uniform. 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?

Course fees: £470. An introductory 6 week course must be completed at an additional cost of £85, full fee payable, before undertaking this course.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Nail Technology Level 2 Part-time

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