VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed nail technician. This qualification is based on the nail services National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional bodies (The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior nail technician.

Career opportunities exist in a variety of contexts as a junior nail technician, including:

  • Commerical nail salon

  • Retail concession 'nail bar'

  • Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

Whilst this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a junior nail technician, learners may choose to develop their skills further by undertaking Technical Level qualifications at Level 3, these include: 

  • VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services 

  • VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology 

  • VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology Studies