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Nail Art

Course Code: NRT2

Level: 2
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: VTCT
Qualification: Award
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Ten weeks
When you'll study: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5.30pm - 9.00pm

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About the course

Thanks to the rise of Instagram, nail art is fast becoming recognised as an art form, one that’s in increasingly high demand! Whether it’s simple patterns or extravagant designs, there’s a market out there. On this course, you’ll learn the key techniques you need to create beautiful nails art, such as dotting, striping, freehand designs, gems, glitter and marbling.

What you'll learn

This course includes the following subjects:

  • design and aftercare
  • dotting
  • flicks
  • stripes
  • glitter
  • gem application
  • freehand design techniques
  • health, safety and hygiene.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


There are no formal exams.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you may be able to progress to another beauty therapy course at City College. Alternatively, you may wish to consider self-employment or benefit from enhanced employment opportunities.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.


Course Code: NRT2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £250

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A  or   B
19 - 23 A  or   B(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A  or   B

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.