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Nail Technology Enhancements Level 2 Diploma

Programme Type: Full-time Course
Availability: Isle of Wight only
Female Nail technicians in training session

Is it for me?

Love nails? If you want to pursue a career in Nail Technology – this is the course you need to get started.

Essential Information

At our Riverbank Campus in Newport, with work experience in a nail salon.
Start Date
Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements
Course Length
September - July
Qualifications Achievable
  • Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology Enhancements
  • Maths – GCSE or Functional Skills at Entry level, Level 1 or Level 2
  • English – GCSE or Functional Skills at Entry level, Level 1 or Level 2
Awarding Body
City & Guilds


The Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology Enhancement provides learners with the necessary knowledge and skills to start a career as a Nail Technician. You will apply artificial nails, create nail art, and learn to promote your services and give customers a great experience. The course is ideal for learners coming straight from school who wish to seek a career in this exciting industry.
What would I do on this course?

You will cover:

  • Working in beauty related industries
  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Provide manicure treatments
  • Provide pedicure treatments
  • Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector
  • Provide nail art
  • Salon reception duties
  • Promote products and services to clients in a salon
  • Provide and maintain nail enhancements
  • Provide facial skin care
  • Provide eyelash and brow treatments
  • Display stock to promote sales in a salon


Assessment for the qualification is by the following methods:
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Practical observations
Would I always be in the classroom?

The training takes place between a traditional classroom environment and our real nail salon.

How do I get started?

Easy – just register your interest using our Contact Form, email us, or call our Riverbank Campus. This is a hugely popular course and places are limited, so don’t wait – contact us today!

What support will I get?

At HTP Apprenticeship College we will do everything we can to help you and to improve your prospects. In addition to providing support for your programme and qualifications, we want you to feel that you are in a caring, positive, safe and stimulating environment that promotes your social, physical and moral development.

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Have more questions about the course?

No problem, just get in touch and we'll be able to help you.

What can I do after this course?

You will have opportunity to progress further within this field.
Contact us now and get onto your career-starting Full-time Course

Newport Riverbank Campus: 01983 824930

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