City & Guilds Diploma in Beauty, Nails and Spa Therapies Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time


Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
01 September 2020

In a nutshell

If you want to work in the exciting world of nail services, this course will teach you a range of skills designed to help you find work as a highly proficient, professional nail technician.

This course is for...

…anyone hoping to start a career as a nail technician.

Course content

You’ll learn all about a range of treatments for the hands and feet to improve their condition and appearance including manicures, pedicures, nail art and nail enhancement techniques (acrylic, gel and fibreglass), as well as how to undertake client consultations, retailing and salon reception duties – the college has up to date salons that create an excellent realistic working environment for all practical treatments. You’ll also gain appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry.


You’ll need to be committed to full attendance and punctuality for all sessions, and expected to have a high level of professional behaviour and good work ethic.


Assessments will be through a combination of a portfolio of practical assessments for each unit, assignments and tasks and multiple choice tests covering the underpinning knowledge, and on successful completion you could begin work or move on to VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology.

Entry Requirements

You’ll need at least 4 GCSEs grade D or above to include either Maths or English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification.

Additional information

The dress code for our salon is:

  • Tunic with trousers and black shoes
  • Hair neatly tied back off the face
  • No piercings – only a wedding ring can be worn

You’ll be expected to buy a uniform and kit for the course.

Where can I study City & Guilds Diploma in Beauty, Nails and Spa Therapies Level 2?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 01 September 2020

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change

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