Acrylic Nail Course-VTCT Level 2 award


Attend our Acrylic nails course (AB20262) at our centre in Kent and you will be in a small group learning  from a highly experienced lecturer. The Acrylic / Gel Nails course runs over two sessions after which you practice at home then return for a third session of assessment. Successful completion of this course will result in achievement of a internationally recognised qualification (NVQ/VRQ). We only offer the NVQ/VRQ as these qualifications are widely recognised by employers looking for skilled therapists in the beauty industry.

  • Those wishing to work in a salon, spa or cruise ship – minimum requirements are NVQ/VRQ Levels 2 or 3.
  • Those wishing to open their own high street premises.
  • Those wishing to open accounts with premium product suppliers.

Externally accredited qualifications greatly increase your chances of gaining employment. NVQ/VRQ  qualifications indicate to an employer that you are able to perform treatments competently and within a commercially acceptable time. It is fast becoming mandatory that local councils require you to hold an NVQ/VRQ qualification in order to issue you with a Special Treatments Licence.



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Course Content


  • Health & Safety
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Client care and consultation
  • Apply acrylic nails
  • Maintenance, repair & removal

Assessment Method

Candidates will be assessed on both practical skills and theoretical knowledge throughout the Acrylic / Gel Nails course and will need to produce a portfolio of evidence supporting competence. You will be required to practice at home before returning for assessment.

Course Duration

3 sessions – you will need to bring a model to session 2 and 3

Entry Requirements

The VTCT Mandatory Infection prevention (COVID-19) free course is a prerequisite to this qualification but there is an additional cost of £20 certificate fee This has to be done only once and covers you for future VTCT qualifications. A good level of written and spoken English

Registration & Fees*

Course Fee: £345

Additional Costs

Student kit £75 Txt book (optional) from £15 Level 2 Nails by Lindsey Anderson/Alice Avenell/Lisa Kniveton (students seem to be getting best price on Amazon and buying second-hand copies)

Further Information

For week one students will be working on each other so please make sure that you come in with bare nails, no polish etc.


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