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CIBTAC Level 2 Certificate in Nail Treatments

The certificate in Nail treatments enables candidates to build the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide basic manicure and pedicure treatments as well as developing the abilities for effective consulation, communication and retail skills. Whilst completing this unit the candidates will also develop their abilities in working with others and problem solving, enabling candidates to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a Basic Nail Technician.


The Level 2 Certificate provides Learners with the knowledge and skills to carry out the recognised nail treatments in today’s market.

This Certificate is made up from 5 mandatory units:

  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon

  • Client care and communication within beauty related industries

  • Promote and sell products and services to clients

  • Provide manicure treatments

  • Provide pedicure treatments

Home study, revision and research will also be an expectation. It is expected that a total of 190 hours will be required to complete this qualification.This qualification will provide you with the foundation knowledge required  for a full manicure and pedicure treatments with effective product selection to achieve:

  • enamel removal

  • nail shaping

  • nail and skin analysis,

  • warming

  • exfoliation

  • massage

  • mask and enamel application

You will also have the knowledge to identify possible contra-indications to treatments, as well as the benefits of professional salon treatment.

Your retailing skills will also be developed in this course. You will be able to:

  • identify selling opportunities

  • introduce products and services to client

  • interpret buying signals

  • use effective communication and selling techniques to close a sale

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How to Enrol

Simply click the button below to fill in an enrolment form with your CV and any previous certificate. Our student support will get in touch!

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