Level 2 Diploma in Nail Services

Level 2 Diploma in Nail Services

Level 2 Diploma in Nail Services

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Course Overview

This course prepares the learner for working in the nail industry ,it is a practical course, providing you with direct training for a career in the Nail industry.Using high end products you’ll learn how to create beautiful, well balanced nail enhancements with Liquid and Powder, Your creativity will be challenged by nail art using a wide variety of products.
You’ll be able to provide a wide range of services to clients within a salon..

Successful completion of this course will mean that you’ll have a firm foundation on which to build a career in the nail industry.

Course Structure

You will study:

Nail enhancements

  • Manicure and pedicure including luxury treatments
  • Nail art
  • Make-up
  • Body art
  • Tanning
  • Customer care and communication
  • Reception duties
  • Health & Safety
  • Promoting products & services
  • Plus nationally recognised Functional Skills qualifications.

You will enjoy visiting a range of course-related visits to exhibitions and activities designed to keep you up-to-date with developments within the industry. There will also be an opportunity to enter competitions and take part in enrichment activities such as nail art.

You will be assessed on all practical units and online examinations.

On successful completion of this course, you can consider progression to start a Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Techniques. Alternatively, you will be equipped for employment in the Nail industry working in salons, cosmetic sales or health clubs. This qualification also opens up the opportunity to start a business in Nail services.

This course is a Study Programme which consists of

Vocational Qualification

  • Work Experience
  • Tutorial
  • Maths*
  • English*

* If you have not already achieved a GCSE pass at grade 4 (C in the old grading structure) or above in English and Maths you will study Maths and/ or English as an integral part of your college programme.


Either completion of a Certificate or Diploma at Level 1 in Beauty Therapy or one GCSE grade 9-4 (A-C) in English or maths, good communication skills, and a positive attitude to learning a vocational skill or suitable industry experience. You will be required to attend a taster session.

Course may be free for 16-18yrs; for 19-23yrs, course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 2 qualification.

For all other students fees apply:
1st year course fee £1673; Exam Fee £99.

Course Summary

Length of study:
1 year


Term dates

Study campus:

Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 2

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

Why Coventry

From entry-level qualifications, through to degree-level and specialist professional courses there’s something here for students with little or no formal education right up to career high-flyers. Expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.

Career Assessment

Need help choosing the right career path? You’ll be given a series of activities related to a work environment. Your job is to slide the scale to the left or right depending on how much you like or dislike the given activity. You will receive recommendations based on your selections.

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