VTCT Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19)

The VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Beauty Therapy and Nail Services is a knowledge-based qualification aimed at beauty therapists and nail technicians, who need to understand the COVID-19 infection prevention methods required in order to maintain high levels of health and safety in the provision of their services to clients.

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification is informed by national and international guidelines in relation to COVID-19. Learners must achieve the mandatory unit:

Infection prevention (COVID-19) for beauty therapy and nail services

Throughout this qualification, learners will develop knowledge on the importance of social responsibility, the causes, transmission and effects of COVID-19, and the methods used to control transmission, such as correct hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). They will also gain an understanding of the safe working practices required in order to protect themselves and their clients.

What is VTCT?

VTCT is officially recognised by Ofqual – Recognition Number: RN5198. Ofqual are the UK Office reporting directly to the UK Parliament for qualifications and regulation.

What are the entry requirements?

You must be 18 or over to enrol on this course.

What is the course duration?

This is an online course and can be done in your own time, at your own pace. You may attend the academy for a half day to go through the theory with a trainer if you prefer.

When can I start?

Immediately! You can get started with your home study right away.


Home study assignments can be submitted by email to the academy directly for marking and feedback will be given.  You will also be required to sit a multiple choice paper exam.

Payment options?

You can pay in full via bank transfer or a secure Worldpay link by contacting the academy directly. Alternatively you can pay in instalments through booking online with Klarna, or please contact us to arrange direct payment in instalments.

How much is it?

£99. This includes all fees.

Where are you based?

We are based in both London and Manchester.

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