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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services & Beauty Therapy - AO

Course Code: C2385
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19

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 Makeup,
All the above modules include Business units in Health and safety, Treatment / product selling and reception Duties. Students will gain valuable practical experience in our salons and enhance their learning through project based learning, 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 or equivalent in these subjects.

Assessment on this programme will be by practical, written and online assessment. All assessments are carried out in English.

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

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 which are outlined at All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

You will be required to buy a Belfast Met uniform costing approximately £47 and kit costing approximately £250.00 (if needed). Specific details will be given at pre-entry advice and guidance sessions.

Contact Information

Heather Chambers, Tel: 028 9026 5070 or email: [email protected]