Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology (RQF)

(QRN – 601/6471/2)


Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology (RQF) is aimed at those learners wishing to gain the skills and knowledge required to provide and maintain nail enhancements and manicure treatments.

Qualification Structure

Learners must achieve 4 mandatory units totalling 17 credits. A minimum of 3 credits must be achieved from the remaining optional units to create a total credit value for this qualification of 20 credits.

Learner Entry Requirements

Learners should be competent in literacy and numeracy to help with elements of communication. This is at the discretion of the centre as they may decide to use diagnostic testing methods to ascertain how they can support learners.

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

Age Ranges

Learners should be a minimum of 16 years old to undertake this qualification.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Follow health and safety practice in the salon R/600/8763 2 22 3
Provide manicure treatments T/601/4569 2 48 5
Provide pedicure treatments R/601/4448 2 48 5
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries A/601/4458 2 20 2
Provide Nail Art L/601/4450 2 24 3
Provide and maintain nail enhancement M/601/3937 2 46 7
Display stock to promote sales in a salon J/600/8761 2 24 3
Working with others in the hair and beauty sector H/600/6323 1 19 2

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