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VTCT BEAUTY & MAKE UP NVQ DIPLOMAS, SHORT COURSES, CERTIFICATES & AWARDS

VTCT NVQ Level 2 in
Nail Services
Course duration

7 weeks

Course information

The Nail industry is rapidly growing and will be expanding even more so year by year. This is the perfect programme to enroll onto in becoming a professional nail technician. This Diploma is a job ready qualification based on national occupational standards for nail services. This nail technician course will develop the knowledge, skills and competencies that a nail technician would need. This course will enable you to open your own nail salon, become a free-lance nail technician or session technician, work in TV or editorial environments and even become a celebrity nail technician. The candidate will complete units in Providing Pedicure Services, Providing Manicure Services, Carry out Nail Art Services, Apply and Maintain Nail Enhancements (Acrylic), Reception Duties, Develop and maintain effectiveness at work, Promote additional services or Products to customers and Health & Safety.

Entry Requirements

Certificate in Manicure / Pedicure (Not compulsory)

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home.

Fee

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VTCT NVQ Level 3 in
Nail Services
Course duration

7 weeks

Course information

This course is designed for candidates who want to expand their knowledge, skills and services in nails or even begin a whole new adventure in the world of nail technology. This hands on course will provide candidates with the essential knowledge and skills in Enhance and Maintain Nails using UV Gel, Enhance and Maintain Nails using Liquid and Powder, Monitor procedures to safely control work operations, Enhance and Maintain Nails using Wraps, Plan and create nail art designs, Prepare and finish nail overlays using electric files, Plan and provide airbrush design for nails and Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home.

Fee

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VTCT NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma in Nail Services
Course duration

7 weeks

Course information

This intense, extensive programme is designed with the combination of level 2 and 3 in nails combined, with the exception of the manicure and pedicure units. The candidate will cover Nail enhancements using liquid and powder, Electrical filing for nails, Cosmetic science for nail enhancements, Design and apply nail art, Anatomy and physiology for nail services, Airbrush nail art, Gel polish for nails, Promote and sell products and services, Client care and consultation, Health and Safety in the salon, Working with colleagues in the beauty industry and Salon reception. These are the crucial elements in becoming a nail technician with exceptional knowledge in this sector. Candidates can gain employment in retail, salons, spas, salon management, salon owner, nail brand educator, freelance technician, or session technician.

Entry Requirements

Certificate in Manicure / Pedicure (Not compulsory)

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 3 NVQ Award in Nail Enhancement using UV Gel
Course duration

2.5 weeks

Course information

This 2 week advanced course is designed for total beginners, existing nail technicians or beauty therapists. Gel System has rapidly increased in the nail industry and has become one of the most popular systems to date. UV Gel is a nonmix system (not mixed with any other product) and a UV gel lamp is required in order for the gel to cure. Gel polish can be applied on to the UV hard Gel for finish. The course has been carefully constructed to provide the right skills and knowledge which will enable you to progress in your career as a nail professional. Candidates will begin to perfect their skill preparing them for the industry of employment in nail salons, spas and free-lancing. This qualification can also be the beginning for progression on to any other Beauty, Nails and Make Up courses.

Entry Requirements

Manicure Certification (Not compulsory)

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 2 NVQ in Manicure Services
Course duration

2 weeks

Course information

Manicures are the first point of preparation to great hands and nails. Providing a manicure treatment can function in two ways, to relax the client and to practically prepare the nails for any other nail based treatments, such as Gel Polish or Artificial nail application. Candidates will demonstrate competency in product training, consultation & aftercare advice and most importantly, competency in carrying out the full manicure routine. Candidates will start with the basic routine followed by deluxe treatments. Heated treatments (Paraffin Wax, Hand mask and Heated Mitts) are incorporated into the routine to ensure a more relaxing and beneficial treatment for the client. This course is ideal for freelancing or becoming a free-lance manicurist.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 2 NVQ in Pedicure Services
Course duration

2 weeks

Course information

This course provides training in professional pedicure skills, leading to an industry recognised VTCT Level 2 qualification. Pedicures have the same benefits as a Manicure treatment and works the exact same way. Providing a pedicure treatment can function in two ways, to relax the client and to practically prepare the toe nails for any other nail based treatments, such as Gel Polish or Artificial nail application. Candidates will demonstrate competency in product training, consultation & aftercare advice and most importantly, competency in carrying out the full pedicure routine. Candidates will start with the basic routine followed by deluxe treatments. Heated treatments (Paraffin Wax, Foot Mask and Heated Mitts) are incorporated into the routine to ensure a more relaxing and beneficial treatment for the client. This course is ideal for freelancing or becoming a free-lance pedicurist.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology with Nail Art
Course duration

6 weeks

Course information

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician including, Providing and Maintaining Nail Enhancements (Acrylic Full sets and Maintenance, Removal and Sculpting), Manicure and Pedicure treatments, Health and Safety, Client Care & Communication and Nail Art. Candidates will also develop the knowledge, skills and understanding required, depending on their designated career pathway as a junior nail technician. This programme aims to educate candidates with the most relevant and up to date knowledge in the nail industry. This qualification can assist candidates with progression on to other diplomas or certificates in any area of beauty related industries.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Make-up and Manicure
Course duration

4 weeks

Course information

This qualification is designed for candidates to develop their practical skills, knowledge and understanding to assist their designated career pathway as a junior Manicurist and Make-Up consultant. This programme aims to educate candidates with the most relevant and up to date knowledge in the beauty & make-up industry. Candidates will be able to apply Make-Up and provide a Manicure treatment, learn the latest Health and Safety practices and will be able to demonstrate Client Care within the industry. This prominent course will give candidates an introduction into entering the world of make-up and nails. This qualification will aid the candidate in progressing on to any other beauty related diploma or certificate.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Treatments
Course duration

4 weeks

Course information

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician for natural nails only. Candidates will develop the knowledge, skills and understanding in Health & Safety, Client Care, Working with others in the hair and beauty sector, Manicure, Pedicure and Nail Art. Nail enhancements are not part of this qualification. This programme aims to educate candidates with the most relevant and up to date knowledge in the generated units above. This qualification can assist candidates with progression on to other diplomas or certificates in any area of beauty related industries. This qualification can help the candidate seek employment in retail, salons, session technicians (TV or editorial work) and freelance.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 2 Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques
Course duration

1 Day: 10.00am – 3.00pm

Course information

Gel Polish are one of the fast selling treatments in salons. Not only are they quick to carry out, the gel polish itself is designed to last 14 days chip free. This treatment is in high demand as there is minimal damage to the natural nails and is immediately dry. This course is ideal for any beginners or existing therapists and technicians who wish to learn this popular treatment. This course will include anatomy of the Hand and Nail, Product Application, Colour and French, Maintenance and Removal. A Manicure course would be ideal and beneficial for candidates prior to the Gel Polish course. This is not compulsory.

Entry Requirements

None

 

Fee

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BEAUTY THERAPY & MAKE UP

VTCT BEAUTY & MAKE UP NVQ DIPLOMAS, SHORT COURSES, CERTIFICATES & AWARDS

VTCT NVQ Level 2 in Beauty Therapy with Make up
Course duration

11 weeks

Course information

This course is designed for those wanting to embark on a career in beauty therapy. This course will teach the candidate Facial, Manicure, Pedicure, Eye Treatments, Waxing, Make up, Reception, Health and Safety, Maintaining effectiveness at work and Promoting products and services. This course will give recognition to the candidate to open their own beauty salon, become a freelance therapist, work in a 5* hotel or health spa, or even work on a cruise ship. The candidate will even be able to gain employment in retail.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home.

Fee

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VTCT NVQ Level 3 in Beauty Therapy
Course duration

10 weeks

Course information

Our NVQ Level 3 diploma is the perfect course to advance your career in the beauty industry , making you more employable. This course is ideal to have alongside a beauty therapy level 2 qualification to gain more treatment knowledge and offer a variety of treatments to clients. This qualification can gain employment for candidates in a beauty salon, management, health spas abroad or in the UK, cruise ships, free lance therapist and a specialist in facial and body treatments. Candidates will have knowledge in Health and Safety, Contribute to the planning and Implementation of promotional activities, Electrical Body Treatments, Electrical Facial Treatments, Body Massage, Electrolysis and Stone Therapy Treatments.

Entry Requirements

Level 2 Beauty Therapy or Equivalent

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home.

Fee

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VTCT NVQ Level 3 in Massage Therapy
Course duration

9 weeks

Course information

This course is ideal to have alongside a beauty therapy level 2 qualification to gain more treatment knowledge and offer a variety of treatments to clients. This course is also ideal for candidates undertaking the massage holistic route. This qualification can gain employment for candidates in a beauty salon, management, health spas abroad or in the UK, cruise ships, beauty specialist in massage or free lance therapist. Candidates will have knowledge in Health and Safety, Provide body massage, Provide massage using preblended aromatherapy oils, Client Care and communication in beauty-related industries, Apply stone therapy massage, Maintaining personal health & wellbeing and Provide Indian head massage.

Entry Requirements

Level 2 beauty therapy (Not essential)

Qualification Requirements

Course work and Practical observations will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home

Fee

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VTCT Level 2 NVQ Award in Eyebrow and Eyelash Treatments
Course duration

2 weeks

Course information

The world of eyebrows & eyelashes have taken over the industry by storm. Eyelashes and Eyebrows have become the fastest growing treatments at present. More and more clients are requesting this treatment and is becoming more of a demand in salons and spas. In two weeks candidates will learn the skills of Eyebrow & Eyelash Tinting, Eyebrow Shaping, Strip Lashes and Clusters. This will give the candidate skills to progress onto individual lash training or advance eyebrow courses. Candidates will need a patch test 24 hours prior to the course commencing. The same applies for all eyelash and eyebrow models.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home.

Fee

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VTCT Level 2 NVQ Award in Eyebrow and Eyelash Treatments
Course duration

2 weeks

Course information

The world of eyebrows & eyelashes have taken over the industry by storm. Eyelashes and Eyebrows have become the fastest growing treatments at present. More and more clients are requesting this treatment and is becoming more of a demand in salons and spas. In two weeks candidates will learn the skills of Eyebrow & Eyelash Tinting, Eyebrow Shaping, Strip Lashes and Clusters. This will give the candidate skills to progress onto individual lash training or advance eyebrow courses. Candidates will need a patch test 24 hours prior to the course commencing. The same applies for all eyelash and eyebrow models.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home.

Fee

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VTCT NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Salon Management with Marketing in the Hair & Beauty Sector
Course duration

3 weeks

Course information

Professionalism and customer service is key to any successful salon, therapist or business. The VTCT level 3 certificate in salon management is a qualification that has been specifically designed for stylists and beauty therapists working in the hair and beauty industry, who would like to move into first line salon management. This short, intense programme is suitable for salon owners, receptionists, managers, hairdressers, barbers, beauty therapists and nail technicians. This course will familiarise the candidate with the latest Health and Safety requirements, Contributing to the successful running of the business, Human resource management within the industry and Marketing. This can also give candidates entry in to VTCT level 4 Diploma in Salon Management. Candidates will upskill and refresh their customer service skills, professionalism and management skills.

Entry Requirements

Any Beauty related qualification

Qualification Requirements

Course work will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home.

Fee

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VTCT NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Salon Management with Marketing in the Hair & Beauty Sector
Course duration

3 weeks

Course information

Professionalism and customer service is key to any successful salon, therapist or business. The VTCT level 3 certificate in salon management is a qualification that has been specifically designed for stylists and beauty therapists working in the hair and beauty industry, who would like to move into first line salon management. This short, intense programme is suitable for salon owners, receptionists, managers, hairdressers, barbers, beauty therapists and nail technicians. This course will familiarise the candidate with the latest Health and Safety requirements, Contributing to the successful running of the business, Human resource management within the industry and Marketing. This can also give candidates entry in to VTCT level 4 Diploma in Salon Management. Candidates will upskill and refresh their customer service skills, professionalism and management skills.

Entry Requirements

Any Beauty related qualification

Qualification Requirements

Course work will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home.

Fee

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VTCT NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Salon Management with Marketing in the Hair &
Beauty Sector
Course duration

3 weeks

Course information

Professionalism and customer service is key to any successful salon, therapist or business. The VTCT level 3 certificate in salon management is a qualification that has been specifically designed for stylists and beauty therapists working in the hair and beauty industry, who would like to move into first line salon management. This short, intense programme is suitable for salon owners, receptionists, managers, hairdressers, barbers, beauty therapists and nail technicians. This course will familiarise the candidate with the latest Health and Safety requirements, Contributing to the successful running of the business, Human resource management within the industry and Marketing. This can also give candidates entry in to VTCT level 4 Diploma in Salon Management. Candidates will upskill and refresh their customer service skills, professionalism and management skills.

Entry Requirements

Any Beauty related qualification

Qualification Requirements

Course work will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home..

Fee

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VTCT NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage
Course duration

3 weeks

Course information

Hot Stone massage involves the application of warm, heated stones on different parts of the body. The hot stones have a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation as well as aiding in the circulatory system (Blood flow). Once the practitioner completes the course, candidates will be able to carry out a professional stone therapy massage with the knowledge of Health & Safety and Client Care & Communication. Hot stone therapy can also be incorporated with other massage therapies and techniques which will be demonstrated during the candidate’s time on programme. Combining hot stone protocols with a full body massage provides a very healing and effective experience. On completion of programme, candidates can seek employment in hotels, spas, beauty salons or even become a free-lance massage therapist.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home.

Fee

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VTCT Level 2 Award in Facial Massage and
Skincare
Course duration

3 weeks

Course information

This intense course will be able to demonstrate the necessary required skills to candidates to be able to perform facial treatments with exceptional high standards. This treatment is an essential skill to have in the world of beauty therapy. Many clients consider healthy glowing skin as part of their grooming and beauty regime. Candidates will be taught how to provide skincare treatments using relaxing techniques with professional client care and knowledge of the latest health and safety requirements. Candidates will be able to cleanse the face, carry out a skin analysis, exfoliation, steam, extraction, face, neck, back and shoulder massage, mask application, tone and moisturise. This treatment will cover skin analysis and how to choose the correct facial products according to the results of the client’s skin diagnosis. Candidates will also be able to treat different skin types and conditions for male and female clients. This qualification can help candidates gain employment in hotels, salons and spas.

Entry Requirements

None

Qualification Requirements

Course work will be required of the candidate during programme. Candidate must attend 1 day a week and commit to 1 day study day from home.

Fee

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