Manicure Certificate – Level 2

Manicure Certificate – Level 2

Adult Skills & Training Location: New Milton - Fusee House
Type: Evening
Awarding Body: ITEC
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Course Details

This Level 2 course is comprised of 4 mandatory units.  Unit 804 – Provide Manicure Treatments, Unit 600 – Follow Health and Safety Practice in the Salon, Unit 818 – Client Care and Communication in Beauty Related Industries and Unit 819 – Working in the Beauty Related Industries. 

This course will enable learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a Manicurist.

Course Structure & Teaching Methods

There is a balance between classroom based theory and practical work.

The course requires that there is evidence of 5 treatments submitted.

There will be a balance between classroom based theory and distance learning where the learner is expected to work on modules from home.



Practical -There will be an external examiner for the practical assessment.

Theory - Provide Manicure Treatments – 15 questions multiple choice on-line test plus evidence of 5 treatments.

Follow Health & Safety Practice in the Salon - Assignments

Working in the Beauty Related Industries – Assignment.

Client Care & Communication in the Beauty Related Industries – Assignment.

Learners will be internally assessed by their Tutor throughout their training.

Information & Support

You will be required to bring along to the first class - pens, A4 pad and an A4 file in order to store notes.

Learners will also be expected to provide and wear professional tunic and trousers in black throughout their training - please contact New Milton Centre for a uniform order form.

Please note:- at the interview there will be a sample of the various sizes of uniform for students to try on if unsure of the correct size to order.

Advice will also be given on the recommended ITEC text books.

During the first session you will be advised as to what equipment/books you will need to purchase.

If students wish to take the opportunity to obtain the Basic First Aid qualification which will be offered during the course – please contact the Adult Learning & Skills Centre, Fusee House.  Please note there will be an additional charge for this.

Progression Opportunities

Once candidates have achieved the ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Manicure, they may progress on to other ITEC or equivalent awards at Level 2 and 3, for example:

  • Level 2 Diploma for Beauty Specialists
  • Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Consultancy
  • Level 2 Certificate in Eyelash & Eyebrow Treatments
  • Level 2 Certificate in Eyelash Perming
  • Level 2 Certificate in Make-up
  • Level 2 Certificate in Pedicure
  • Level 2 Certificate in waxing
  • Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology
  • Level 2 Certificate in Nail Art
  • Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology

Available Dates and Locations

Please contact us to register your interest for the next available start date.

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