Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AB20119 GLH: 165 Age Restriction: 14
Qualification Number: 500/8875/0 Units: 5 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2018
Level: 2 Minimum Credits: 20

Additional Information

Who is this qualification for?



The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Make-Up and Manicure (QCF) is a vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed manicurist and make-up consultant. This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior manicurist/make-up consultant.

Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.

Why is this qualification most suitable?



This VTCT qualification in Make-up and Manicure at Level 2 qualifications qualifies the learner to become a junior manicurist/make-up consultant, this qualification allows learners to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients.

What does this qualification cover?



The VTCT Level2 Certificate in Make-up and Manicure (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed for learners to develop their practical skills in; how to provide manicure treatments, apply make-up and instruct on make-up application.

Underpinning this qualification the learner will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety practices in a salon environment and learn how to promote client care and communications in beauty related sectors. The learner will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification to develop them on their designated career pathway as a junior manicurist/make-up consultant.

What could this qualification lead to?



Career opportunities exist in a variety of contexts as a junior beautician / beauty specialist, including:

- Working in commercial beauty salons
- Working in a retail concession in a department store
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

Whilst this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a junior beautician/beauty specialist, learners may choose to develop their skills further by undertaking Technical Level qualifications in beauty therapy at Level 2 and 3, these include:

- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General (QCF)
- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-Up (QCF)
- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services (QCF)
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services (QCF)

Progression opportunities also exist in the form of specialist VTCT vocationally related qualifications:
- Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology (QCF)
- Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Services (QCF)
- Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques (QCF)
- Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Beauty Services (QCF)
- Level 3 Certificate in Fashion and Photographic Make-Up (QCF)
- Level 3 Certificate in Camouflage Make-Up (QCF)
- Level 3 Certificate in Face and Body Art (QCF)




Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 5 components and earn a minimum of 20 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV20437 J/601/4222 Apply make-up 2 5 41
UV20438 L/601/4223 Instruction on make-up application 2 5 34
UV20453 A/601/4458 Client care and communication in beauty-related industries 2 2 20
UV20470 T/601/4569 Provide manicure treatments 2 5 48
UV20483 R/600/8763 Follow health and safety practice in the salon 2 3 22

*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.

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*To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.

Centres approved to run this qualification

VTCT accredits centres to offer our qualifications, but cannot advise which centres are running particular courses at any time. Please contact the centre directly to find out if they currently offering your chosen qualification.

NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.

Centre Name Telephone Website Location
Barnfield College 01582 569500 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Bedfordshire Beauty Academy 01582 451582 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
SkinAstute Training Academy 07491 922445 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Nene Park Academy 01733 368300 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
Queen Katharine Academy 01733 383888 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
Stanground Academy 01733 821430 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
Truro College 01872 267000 Visit website Cornwall
Petroc - Barnstaple Campus 01271 338157 Visit website Devon
South Devon College 01803 540485 Visit website Devon - Torbay
II Intuitive 01594 846293 Visit website Gloucestershire
The Beauty Academy - Manchester 0845 601 8272 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Mount Grace School 07976 588212 Visit website Hertfordshire
Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre 01580 764222 Visit website Kent
The Malling School 01732 840995 Visit website Kent
The Towers School and 6th Form Centre 01233 653531 Visit website Kent
Abigail Wait - Beauty Spa 01522 823222 Visit website Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire Beauty Therapy and Make-up Academy Ltd 07745 437513 Visit website Lincolnshire - North Lincolnshire
Felicity Natural Beauty LTD 020 8450 7326 Visit website London - Brent
Working Men's College - Studio 101 020 7255 4700 Visit website London - Camden
Naillounge Training 07572 421336 Visit website London - Enfield
The Beauty Training Centre Ltd 07943 868678 Visit website London - Enfield
UK Beauty Schools Ltd - Essex 01708 369055 Visit website London - Havering
Beauty Therapy Training Academy 07951 114956 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Blackburne House 0151 709 4356 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Newsham Liverpool Adult Learning Centre 0151 233 1809 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Norris Green Liverpool Adult Learning Centre 0151 233 8539 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Park Road Liverpool Adult Learning Centre 0151 233 8539 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Element5 Training 07968 226479 Visit website Merseyside - Sefton
Es Paradis College of Nails, Beauty Therapy & Hairdressing 07709 417132 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
Ormiston Victory Academy 01603 742310 Visit website Norfolk
Harrogate College 01423 879466 Visit website North Yorkshire
Joseph Rowntree School 01904 552100 Visit website North Yorkshire - York
Vision West Notts College 01623 627191 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Elite Beauty Academy 07729 633758 Visit website Somerset
Beauty Oasis Training Centre 01934 642299 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Health Academics 01934 713625 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Barnsley College 01226 216710 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
KeyChanges - Unlocking Women's Potential 0114 245 9508 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Syreeta's Make Up Academy 07908 253657 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
The Sheffield School of Health and Beauty 0114 275 0201 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Buxton and Leek College - Leek Campus 0800 074 0099 Visit website Staffordshire
Stafford College 01785 223800 Visit website Staffordshire
ATA Beauty - Advanced Training Academy Ltd 07572 268543 Visit website Suffolk
Dynica Beauty Academy 01480 301427 Visit website Suffolk
Coventry College (City Campus) 024 76 932932 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
Halesowen College 0121 602 8025 Visit website West Midlands - Dudley
Sandwell College of Further and Higher Education 0121 556 6000 Visit website West Midlands - Sandwell
Holmfirth High School 01484 691466 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Dimensions Training Solutions 01132451070 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Olive Training 01985 840093 Visit website Wiltshire
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
Attitude Hair and Beauty Academy +91 9888336444 Visit website India
University College Isle of Man 01624 648208 Visit website Isle of Man
Mysara Enterprise / Mysara Academy +60 12 850 5668 Visit website Malaysia
Beauty Therapy Academy 0141 237 3210 Visit website Glasgow City
Cardiff and Vale College - City Centre Campus 029 2025 0450 Visit website Cardiff
ST. Mary’s College 02920 341212 Visit website Cardiff
Coleg Sir Gar - Graig Campus 01554 748000 Visit website Carmarthenshire
West Shires School of Complementary Health 01267 231212 Visit website Carmarthenshire
Neath Port Talbot College - Coleg Castell Nedd Port Talbot 01639 648200 Visit website Neath Port Talbot
NPTC Group - Brecon 0845 408 6400 Visit website Powys
NPTC Group - Newtown 0845 408 6200 Visit website Powys
The College Merthyr Tydfil 01685 726000 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff

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