Course Type: Part Time

Level 2 - Technical Certificate in Nail Treatments

  • Day Weekdays
  • Attendance Part Time
  • Time Day & Evening
  • Cost £1545
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus

Study Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at Baltic Salon & Spa.

This qualification covers a wide range of skills and knowledge required for working in the nail technology industry.


The compulsory areas of study are:

  • Anatomy and physiology for hands and feet
  • Introduction to working in the nail industry
  • Nail enhancements (clear)
  • Nail art services
  • Manicure services
  • Pedicure services
  • Light cured gel polish


You will work in our state of the art salons, also work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training.


This qualification could lead to a job as a nail technician working in the following areas:

  • Nail bar/ salon
  • Beauty salon
  • Product or manufacturing company

An interview is required and equipment is needed.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

You will need to sit an initial assessment in numeracy and literacy, and demonstrate that you are capable of working at level 2. Followed with advice and guidance to ensure you are on the right course.

Required experience

We welcome all applicants without any prior experience or knowledge in this area. You will need motivation to achieve and have a passion to gain skills enabling you to progress this as a career in the future.

This course is free if you are aged under 19 years old.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees, depending on your circumstances.

You can get more finance information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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