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VTCT Acrylic Nails Award - Level 2 L&P

VTCT Acrylic Nails Award - Level 2 L&P



The Level 2 Award in Nail Enhancements - Liquid & Powder is ideal for those who want to start a career in the beauty industry or for those who want to enhance their skills in nail enhancements. This course covers the basic theory and practical skills needed to provide safe and effective nail enhancement treatments using liquid and powder. By the end of this short course, you will be able to perform a range of nail enhancements, including sculptured nails, tip and overlay, and infills.



The course consists of one unit, covering consult, plan and prepare, health & safety, salon health & hygiene, anatomy & physiology – Nail structure, bones of the hand, contra-indications that prevent or restrict the application of nail extensions, prepare workstation, provide nail service and finally after care.  


The course requires commitment to weekly sessions of 3 hours - practical sessions on a Tuesday night x 6.


Independent study is also required with evidence base portfolio including, assignments, case studies, practical assessments.   An external online exam is compulsory to achieve the qualification. This course is over 6 weeks, 2 weeks for optional independent study and 2 weeks for assessments totalling to 10 weeks maximum.


There are no entry requirements however, English must be at Level 1/IELTS 5.5 standard to participate.  An assessment/interview will be required prior commencement of course to participate.  English as a Second Language is available separately for 2.5 hours a week at an extra charge, but must be booked concurrently with a beauty course at Eastern Shimmer.  


A nail system and kit at £80.00 will be required to purchase one week prior to booking.  Further details will be given upon booking.  A 20% booking fee applies, with full balance payable one week before course commencement to cover tuition, registration with awarding body and exam fees.

Minimum participation is required to run.  Eastern Shimmer reserves the right to cancel booking 7 days prior should numbers not be met with full refund given.  Should you wish to cancel, 14 days notice is required for full refund of deposit/any monies paid.  After this date, deposit of 20% is non refundable.


Price includes:-

Registration with VTCT for 2 years;

1 year access to google classroom;

Downloadable digital workbooks;

Tracking timeline of workbook with hand in dates;

2 x tutorials of 30 mins each - includes feedback of workbooks/assignments.

1 x online exams with VTCT in an exam environment

6 practical sessions per unit including formatives and summative assessments from start date.

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