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NVQ Level 2 Nail Services *FEES PAYABLE* at The Beauty Academy Ltd

Course description

A full NVQ qualification in nail services is now becoming the industry required standard. This course will enable you to provide a complete nail technology service and work as a professional nail technician.

Course content

NVQ Level 2 Nail Services Course Covers:

Health, safety & hygiene
Aftercare advice
Consultation techniques

Manicure and Pedicure

Nail diagnosis
Manicure and pedicure procedure
French manicure procedure
Filing and cuticle work
Massage of the hand and foot

Luxury Manicure and Pedicure

Mask application
Use of heated mitts
Hot oil treatment
Paraffin wax application
Advanced massage techniques

Nail Art

Foil, Marbling, Dotting, Stripping, Glitter, Dust, Freehand, Designs & Application of Transfers

UV Gel Nail Extension

Nail preparation
Tip application and blending techniques
Application of gel
Maintenance procedure
Removal procedure
Gel is sometimes called a 'pre-mixed' system as it does not need another product or chemical for it to work. What it does need however, is an ultraviolet (UV) light to make it cure or set.

Acrylic Nail Extension

Nail preparation
Tip application and blending techniques
Achieving correct product ration
Application of acrylic
Maintenance procedure
Removal procedure


Future opportunities

Our qualification training courses enable you to further your skills and increase your employment prospects and earning potential by developing the range of treatments you are able to offer. Having a qualification greatly increases your chances of gaining employment. It indicates to an employer that you are able to perform treatments competently and within a commercially acceptable time.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Beauty Academy Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 20 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Under 1 Year


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    • Course times: 10.00am to 4.00pm 

      Our Diploma and NVQ Beauty, nail and make-up Courses in Milton Keynes are run at our easily accessible Beauty School situated in the village of Apsley Guise close to Milton Keynes and the M1.

      Established for over 20 years, The Beauty Academy provides a wide range of beauty therapy training courses covering Beauty Therapy, Nail Care Treatments, Make-Up & Eye Treatments, Hair Removal and Holistic Therapy.