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Provide Nail Art

Course Code: NRT2

Level: 2
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: VTCT
Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: 8 weeks
When you'll study: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5.30pm - 9.00pm and two Saturdays

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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 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

This course runs at a cost of £100 (although you may be entitled to funding depending on your circumstances). To apply, please complete and return an application form .