Level 2 Certificate in Nail Art
Treatments for the purpose of caring for and enhancing nails.
The main aim of the ITEC Level 2 Certificate is to enable candidates to provide treatments for the purpose of caring for and enhancing nails and to provide skills at Level 2 in the National Qualification Framework for those interested in the Beauty Therapy industry.
The ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Nail Art comprises of ITEC unit:
- Unit 11 Manicure & Pedicure
- Unit 50 Nail Art Level 2
- Unit 22 Professional Conduct & Business Awareness
Unit 11 Manicure & Pedicure
This unit enables students to understand the different nail structure and systems, demonstrate how to check for contraindications and recognise any nail diseases and disorders and perform use of various products and tools. The unit also aims at enabling students to file nails according to nail shape, application of cuticle cream or oil, perform massage of hand and lower leg using various classical movements, buffing of nails and the correct application of base coat, nail enamel and top coat.
Unit 50 Nail Art Level 2
This unit enables students to understand the contraindications and recognise any nail diseases and disorders, causes of damage from previous nail enhancements applications, the contents of the products used and the chemical reactions taking place. The unit is also aimed at demonstrating the use of various products and tools, the correct nail art techniques and applications.
Unit 22 Professional Conduct and Business Awareness
This unit aims to provide understanding on maintaining a professional working relationship with other students/therapists, understanding on the impact of advertising, the necessity of having professional indemnity insurance, ensuring strict client confidentiality of clients and understanding the need for client’s consent. The unit is also aimed at demonstrating how to put client into the recovery position, supervise an evacuation in case of a fire alarm, carry out basic safety checks for electrical equipment and to promote the appropriate body language at all times.
Classroom Duration – 125 Hours
Duration of Course
Full-Time – 1 Month x 5 Days Per Week x 4 Hours Per Day
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
The student-teacher ratio per class is 12:1
Course Commencement Date
Courses will commence on every 1st and 15th of every month.
Certificate Conferring Body
Upon completion of the course, students will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Nail Art by International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC).
Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway
Students can look forward to servicing in these industries:
- Service Industry
- Cruise Liners
- Nail Salons
- Graduates progression pathway is subject to the respective Institutions’ entry requirements at the point of application.
- Foreigner’s application for jobs in Singapore is subject to the approval from the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MOM). MDI DOES NOT GUARANTEE any success rate of approval.