VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology (Gel)
The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology (Gel) is a Technical Certificate qualification aimed at learners ages 16-19 who are in full time Level 2 education programme and wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed specialist nail technician.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but in order to optimise their chances of success, a learner will ideally hold a level 1 qualification or equivalent in beauty therapy.
Level - 2
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This qualification is based on the national occupational standards for beauty therapy and includes all the required elements to work as a beauty therapist. Learners must achieve all mandatory units which include:
- Health safety and hygiene
- Consultation techniques and client care
- Manicure treatments
- Pedicure treatments
- Gel polish applications
- Anatomy and physiology for nail technologists
- Nail art services
- Promote and encourage beauty retail sales
- Display stock to promote beauty sales
- Provide and maintain gel nail enhancement
- Provide and maintain nail wrap enhancements
The Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology (Gel) allows the nail technician to specialise in gel enhancement applications, enabling mastery of techniques, whereas the Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology (Liquid and powder) allows the nail technician to concentrate their time in gaining mastery of liquid and powder applications.