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:

  •  Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General (RQF)
  •  Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology (RQF)
  •  Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services (RQF)
  •  Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services (RQF)



Age Ranges

Learners should be 16 (minimum) to undertake this qualification.



Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.



Qualification Specification

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