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VTCT BEAUTY & MAKE UP NVQ DIPLOMAS, SHORT COURSES, CERTIFICATES & AWARDS

VTCT NVQ Level 2 in
Nail Services
Course duration

7 weeks

Course information

The Nail industry is rapidly growing and will be expanding even more so year by year. This is the perfect programme to enroll onto in becoming a professional nail technician. This Diploma is a job ready qualification based on national occupational standards for nail services. This nail technician course will develop the knowledge, skills and competencies that a nail technician would need. This course will enable you to open your own nail salon, become a free-lance nail technician or session technician, work in TV or editorial environments and even become a celebrity nail technician. The candidate will complete units in Providing Pedicure Services, Providing Manicure Services, Carry out Nail Art Services, Apply and Maintain Nail Enhancements (Acrylic), Reception Duties, Develop and maintain effectiveness at work, Promote additional services or Products to customers and Health & Safety.

Entry Requirements

Certificate in Manicure / Pedicure (Not compulsory)

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home.

Fee

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VTCT NVQ Level 3 in
Nail Services
Course duration

7 weeks

Course information

This course is designed for candidates who want to expand their knowledge, skills and services in nails or even begin a whole new adventure in the world of nail technology. This hands on course will provide candidates with the essential knowledge and skills in Enhance and Maintain Nails using UV Gel, Enhance and Maintain Nails using Liquid and Powder, Monitor procedures to safely control work operations, Enhance and Maintain Nails using Wraps, Plan and create nail art designs, Prepare and finish nail overlays using electric files, Plan and provide airbrush design for nails and Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home.

Fee

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VTCT NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma in Nail Services
Course duration

7 weeks

Course information

This intense, extensive programme is designed with the combination of level 2 and 3 in nails combined, with the exception of the manicure and pedicure units. The candidate will cover Nail enhancements using liquid and powder, Electrical filing for nails, Cosmetic science for nail enhancements, Design and apply nail art, Anatomy and physiology for nail services, Airbrush nail art, Gel polish for nails, Promote and sell products and services, Client care and consultation, Health and Safety in the salon, Working with colleagues in the beauty industry and Salon reception. These are the crucial elements in becoming a nail technician with exceptional knowledge in this sector. Candidates can gain employment in retail, salons, spas, salon management, salon owner, nail brand educator, freelance technician, or session technician.

Entry Requirements

Certificate in Manicure / Pedicure (Not compulsory)

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 3 NVQ Award in Nail Enhancement using UV Gel
Course duration

2.5 weeks

Course information

This 2 week advanced course is designed for total beginners, existing nail technicians or beauty therapists. Gel System has rapidly increased in the nail industry and has become one of the most popular systems to date. UV Gel is a nonmix system (not mixed with any other product) and a UV gel lamp is required in order for the gel to cure. Gel polish can be applied on to the UV hard Gel for finish. The course has been carefully constructed to provide the right skills and knowledge which will enable you to progress in your career as a nail professional. Candidates will begin to perfect their skill preparing them for the industry of employment in nail salons, spas and free-lancing. This qualification can also be the beginning for progression on to any other Beauty, Nails and Make Up courses.

Entry Requirements

Manicure Certification (Not compulsory)

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 2 NVQ in Manicure Services
Course duration

2 weeks

Course information

Manicures are the first point of preparation to great hands and nails. Providing a manicure treatment can function in two ways, to relax the client and to practically prepare the nails for any other nail based treatments, such as Gel Polish or Artificial nail application. Candidates will demonstrate competency in product training, consultation & aftercare advice and most importantly, competency in carrying out the full manicure routine. Candidates will start with the basic routine followed by deluxe treatments. Heated treatments (Paraffin Wax, Hand mask and Heated Mitts) are incorporated into the routine to ensure a more relaxing and beneficial treatment for the client. This course is ideal for freelancing or becoming a free-lance manicurist

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 2 NVQ in Pedicure Services
Course duration

2 weeks

Course information

This course provides training in professional pedicure skills, leading to an industry recognised VTCT Level 2 qualification. Pedicures have the same benefits as a Manicure treatment and works the exact same way. Providing a pedicure treatment can function in two ways, to relax the client and to practically prepare the toe nails for any other nail based treatments, such as Gel Polish or Artificial nail application. Candidates will demonstrate competency in product training, consultation & aftercare advice and most importantly, competency in carrying out the full pedicure routine. Candidates will start with the basic routine followed by deluxe treatments. Heated treatments (Paraffin Wax, Foot Mask and Heated Mitts) are incorporated into the routine to ensure a more relaxing and beneficial treatment for the client. This course is ideal for freelancing or becoming a free-lance pedicurist.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT NAIL SHORT COURSES
(CERTIFICATES & AWARDS)

VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology with Nail Art
Course duration

6 weeks

Course information

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician including, Providing and Maintaining Nail Enhancements (Acrylic Full sets and Maintenance, Removal and Sculpting), Manicure and Pedicure treatments, Health and Safety, Client Care & Communication and Nail Art. Candidates will also develop the knowledge, skills and understanding required, depending on their designated career pathway as a junior nail technician. This programme aims to educate candidates with the most relevant and up to date knowledge in the nail industry. This qualification can assist candidates with progression on to other diplomas or certificates in any area of beauty related industries.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Make-up and Manicure
Course duration

4 weeks

Course information

This qualification is designed for candidates to develop their practical skills, knowledge and understanding to assist their designated career pathway as a junior Manicurist and Make-Up consultant. This programme aims to educate candidates with the most relevant and up to date knowledge in the beauty & make-up industry. Candidates will be able to apply Make-Up and provide a Manicure treatment, learn the latest Health and Safety practices and will be able to demonstrate Client Care within the industry. This prominent course will give candidates an introduction into entering the world of make-up and nails. This qualification will aid the candidate in progressing on to any other beauty related diploma or certificate.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Treatments
Course duration

4 weeks

Course information

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician for natural nails only. Candidates will develop the knowledge, skills and understanding in Health & Safety, Client Care, Working with others in the hair and beauty sector, Manicure, Pedicure and Nail Art. Nail enhancements are not part of this qualification. This programme aims to educate candidates with the most relevant and up to date knowledge in the generated units above. This qualification can assist candidates with progression on to other diplomas or certificates in any area of beauty related industries. This qualification can help the candidate seek employment in retail, salons, session technicians (TV or editorial work) and freelance.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 2 Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques
Course duration

1 Day: 10.00am – 3.00pm

Course information

Gel Polish are one of the fast selling treatments in salons. Not only are they quick to carry out, the gel polish itself is designed to last 14 days chip free. This treatment is in high demand as there is minimal damage to the natural nails and is immediately dry. This course is ideal for any beginners or existing therapists and technicians who wish to learn this popular treatment. This course will include anatomy of the Hand and Nail, Product Application, Colour and French, Maintenance and Removal. A Manicure course would be ideal and beneficial for candidates prior to the Gel Polish course. This is not compulsory.

Entry Requirements

None

 

Fee

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