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NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Nail Services


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What will the course involve?

The Academy, in partnership with Sixth Forms, is able to offer an NVQ in Nail Services.

The course involves successful completion of the following specialist units:

  • Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety
  • Provide manicure and pedicure services
  • Carry out nail art services
  • Apply maintain gel nail extensions (enhancements) to create a natural finish
  • Fulfil salon reception duties
  • Promote additional services or products to clients

What qualifications do I need?

To be accepted onto this course, you will have to attend an interview and have a strong commitment to working in the industry but you do not need to have studied beauty therapy or nail services before. You may need to pay a course fee and buy a kit which will be discussed at interview.


You will have to provide stationary equipment and buy a full kit, text book and uniform. Any specialist equipment will be provided by The Academy.


You will be assessed throughout the course by building a portfolio of evidence. To gain the full NVQ all units need to be completed.

What will this course lead to?

You can use the NVQ to progress to a NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Beauty Therapy or seek employment in the industry possibly as a nail technician.

If you would like more information please contact us on 01653 699066 or call in to see us at The Academy Hair and Beauty, Head Office, 23 Commercial Street, Norton, Malton YO17 9HX.



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