Nail Technician NVQ

Nail Technology NVQ in Cardiff and Berkshire | Ulearn College

NVQ/VRQ Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology

Course Duration:

7 days training with home study and exams.  The duration will vary for each student depending on their current commitments, those working can complete this qualification around their current job.  We run assessment days each month in our salon at Miskin Manor Hotel where you will gainvaluable work experience in the industry. 

Suitable for:
Anyone with a keen interest in becoming a professional Nail Technician either for high end companies or on a self-employed basis.


Course Outline:

Our NVQ in Nails is suitable for the absolute beginner and is ideal for anyone looking to increase their employability skills, and who wants a flexible and rewarding career path in this booming industry. 

Course Content:

  • Manicure & Spa Manicure
  • Pedicure & Spa Pedicure 
  • Acrylic or Gel Nail Enhancements
  • Health and safety in salons
  • Client care and communications
  • Pricing and marketing for your new treatments

Entry Requirement:

No previous training or experience is required to enroll on our Nail Technician course.  However, a good level of English is essential for your coursework.
Once enrolled on the course we will send you an essential manual within 72 hours, which will detail all the information you need and help you to prepare prior to the day of your course.

What happens after my training?
To achieve your NVQ Level 2, you need to show that you have practiced the new treatments you have learned. That's where your case study work comes in. You can also gain valuable work experience in our salon, Mi:skin beauty based in Miskin Manor hotel.  There is the potential to be paid for this work if you have insurance in place - you will be provided with all the information needed to obtain this.

You will need to complete and record a specific number of case studies in the following treatments:
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Acrylic Nail or Gel Nail Enhancements
You will also need to complete assessments and exams in each of the subjects. Our course advisors can explain all of these details to you before you book.

What will I receive when I complete the course?
Once you have passed your course, you will receive a ULearn Diploma, which enables you to gain insurance and start offering this treatment to your clients.

As well as receiving the ULearn Diploma after passing your course, you will also gain an NVQ Level 2 qualification after completing home study work and a final assessment.

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