Gel Nail Enhancements Course ITEC Level 2 Certificate

Aims and objectives

The main aim of the ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Gel Nail Enhancements is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide nail treatments specialising in gel nail enhancements to the general public and to gain employment in the nail industry.

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over and  provides a sound platform into further training at level 2 and 3.This qualification is for learners who want to work within the nail industry.

The qualification consists of 7 mandatory units with a total of 239 hours of Guided Learning (GL) to achieve the full qualification.

The main skills the learner will perform are:

  • Care of the nails on the hand including hand massage and the application of polish
  • Care of the nails on the feet including foot massage and the application of polish
  • How to apply, maintain and remove gel nail enhancements
  • The design and application of nail art
Course price

All interested persons for this Facial Skincare course is requested to contact the ICCA Academy either by telephone or via email to receive details on the costs and priceing.

Marking Criteria

Once all aspects of the mandatory units have been completed,

Learners will be expected to complete an
Internal Practical Assessment.

This will be undertaken by the internal assessor using the internal assessment forms.

These must be handed to the ITEC external examiner on the day of the final external practical examination

What will I learn on this course

The main skills the learner will perform are:

  • Care of the nails on the hand including hand massage and the application of polish
  • Care of the nails on the feet including foot massage and the application of polish
  • How to apply, maintain and remove gel nail enhancements
  • The design and application of nail art
Opportunities for employment

There are opportunities for a facial skincare therapist to find employment in a variety of areas:

• Beauty salons
• Hotels
• Health clubs
• Spas
• Cruise liners
• Own business

Course instructors expertise

The course tutors who will be teaching this course are seasoned beauty therapists who have both over a decade of working experience each in the beauty industry.

  • Cynthia has been a qualified beauty therapist for over 35 years and currently has enterprises both in the United Kingdom and the Caribbean.  She was one of the first, if not the first tutor of Laser and light treatments in the United Kingdom.  Her expertise in the Beauty industry is second to none and she is a great trainer in her field.
  • Joyce is also a seasoned and qualified cosmotologist who has worked aboard cruise ships and currently has her own salon in St Lucia.