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VTCT CERTIFICATE IN NAIL TREATMENTS

Darlington College

Other Qualifications , Uncategorised

Course Description

Background The certificate in nail treatments is a course that is suitable to anyone wishing to take up a career in nails. Once qualified with VTCT (Vocational Training Charitable Trust) you will be eligible to apply for insurance and can begin a career as a manicurist. This programme is aimed at candidates looking for a starting point in the nail industry. Ideal candidates would include those who have a keen interest in nail treatments 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. Theory of anatomy and physiology will be discussed and workbooks completed as self study a home. Theory for nail treatments 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. 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 VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology. The nail treatments qualification can be used as one of the units towards gaining the VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques together with the Level 2 Certificate in Facial Massage and Skin Care, Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic Make-up, Level 2 Certificate in Wax Depilation and the unit VR169 eyelash perming. 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 Open reservation form ? Complete online reservation form ?

Background The certificate in nail treatments is a course that is suitable to anyone wishing to take up a career in nails. Once qualified with VTCT (Vocational Training Charitable Trust) you will be eligible to apply for insurance and can begin a career as a manicurist. This programme is aimed at candidates looking for a starting point in the nail industry. Ideal candidates would include those...

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