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VTCT CERTIFICATE IN NAIL TECHNOLOGY LEVEL 2

Darlington College

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Background The certificate in nail technology is a course that is suitable to anyone wishing to take up a career in artificial nails. Once qualified with VTCT (Vocational Training Charitable Trust) you will be eligible to apply for insurance and can begin a career as a nail technician. Prior certificate in manicure is essential together with the knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the nail. Course Content VR08 Provide a Manicure Treatment VR09 Provide a Pedicure Treatment Adverse treatable nail conditions Materials and equipment Manicure routine Pedicure routine Range of varnishes and application techniques Aftercare advice Future treatment needs Anatomy and physiology VTCT D1120 Diploma in Health, Safety, Security and Employment Standards in the Workplace is a pre-requisite but may be studied alongside. Attendance is required one evening a week for twelve weeks. Product knowledge and theory will be discussed and workbooks completed as self study a home. Theory for nail technology will be introduced and linked to the treatment during the practical session. Workbooks completed as self study at home will reinforce learning. You will be encouraged to practice your techniques in your own time and perfect your skills working on a variety of clients from the required range. During your time at college you will practice your skills in preparation for the practical assessments and it is envisaged that you will carry out a minimum of 4 full sets of nails, maintenance, infill and repair skills on a variety of clients. Theory is tested through tests, oral questions, and self study questions at home. Professional tutor Ellie Kattou-Smith BA in FE and Training, Cert Ed. Qualified in Swedish Massage, Aromatherapy, South Pacific Synchronised Massage, Hot and Cold Stone Therapy, Beauty Therapy and Electrical Epilation. Ellie also holds the NVQ Assessor and Internal Verification awards. Progression After completing this qualification there is the opportunity to move onto the level 2 Certificate in Facial Massage and Skin Care, Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic Make-up, Level 2 Certificate in Wax Depilation. Assessment and certification Students are expected to carry out home study on the theory part of the units delivered and to practice the skills taught at home. Assessment involves the completion of test papers for each unit, practical assessment and the completion of a portfolio. Dates and timesStart DateEnd Date 07012010 15022010 Open reservation form ? Complete online reservation form ?

Background The certificate in nail technology is a course that is suitable to anyone wishing to take up a career in artificial nails. Once qualified with VTCT (Vocational Training Charitable Trust) you will be eligible to apply for insurance and can begin a career as a nail technician. Prior certificate in manicure is essential together with the knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the nail....

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