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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services & Beauty Therapy

Course Code: C2385
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 04 Sep 17
End Date: 24 Jun 18

This one year course is designed for people who wish to work in the Beauty and Nail industry. Successful completion of this course provides a job ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards for Nail Services and Beauty. Students will develop new skills and learn client procedures in a friendly, professional and supportive environment. It provides an opportunity to study the practice and theory of  Gel Nails extensions, Acrylic Nail extensions  and Nail Art
The course also  includes Manicure; Pedicure; Eyelash & Eyebrow treatments, Waxing,  Facial Treatments and Make-up,

All the above treatments include Business units in Health and safety, Treatment / product selling and reception Duties.  Students will gain valuable practical experience in our salons, have opportunity to enter industry and skills competitions   as well as avail of strong industry links in what is a  rapidly growing nail Industry. 

Level 2 qualifications in Literacy, Numeracy are also part of the programme of study for students who have not achieved a Grade C in these subjects.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Students with this qualification will often progress to self-employment or find employment as a nail technician in beauty salons, nail bars and hairdressing salons. Alternatively you may also progress to a Level 3 courses in Either Nails or Beauty in a related area.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria.

You will be required to buy and adhere to Belfast Met uniform requirements for dress and personal presentation, purchase a nail and beauty kit - specific details will be given at pre-entry advice and guidance sessions. The approximate cost of the kit is £250.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Contact Information

Tel: 028 9026 5070 or email: [email protected]