Provide Manicure Treatments – Level 2 (VTCT)

This qualification allows you to provide manicure treatments professionally and to become a member of a professional body.

As part of the manicure course you will be taught:

  • How to set up a treatment area
  • How to consult with a client
  • What tools to select and how to use them
  • Softening nails
  • Nail and cuticle preparation
  • Finger nail painting; dark, light and French
  • Paraffin wax and hot mitts use
  • Anatomy and physiology relevant to this treatment
  • Health and safety

This VTCT (Vocational Training Charitable Trust) qualification is recognised around the world and successful completion of this manicure course will allow you to be employed in a clinic, salon or allow you to set up your own business. In between training sessions you will be required to practise your new skill and answer theory questions.


Key information:

  • Manicure course in Gloucestershire (Cheltenham)
  • Delivered over 3 days, generally once per week over 3 consecutive weeks *
  • Weekday training
  • Internationally recognised qualification
  • Small group training
  • Generous learning support
  • Accredited by VTCT
  • Recognised by beauty associations

*If the pedicure and manicure units are taken together the manicure course will run over 2 shorter days at a reduced cost.


Dates and Prices

  • To see training dates click here
  • Course price: £395 with no additional VAT
  • Courses start: Courses are run throughout the year, with a break in August

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