Manicure and Pedicure Courses

Our Manicure and Pedicure courses are specifically designed to ensure you can perform a professional and confident treatment. Ideal in conjunction with our Nail Technician, Nail Art and Gel Polish courses. In addition to the foundation course there are follow on options available with luxury paraffin wax and french polish application.

1 Day Manicure with UV Gel Polish - Beginners

1 Day Manicure with UV Gel Polish - Beginners

Manicure and Gel

A popular introduction to manicure treatments. You will be trained in the correct procedure for manicure to give attractive and healthy nails, skin and hands. Nails will be shaped and varnished and a relaxing massage performed. An advanced option is also available to progress your knowledge to a specialist level on completion. This course is also ideal for nail technicians performing nail extension treatments and is also part of our 3 or 4 day Nail Technicians Diploma course.

Content:

  • Anatomy of the hands, skin and nails
  • Nail disorders, diseases and contra-indications
  • Correct filing and shaping techniques
  • Corrective cuticle work
  • Hand and wrist massage
  • Nail buffing
  • Varnish and colour application with UV Gel
  • Hygiene, sterilisation and aftercare
  • Product knowledge, costings and marketing advice

Duration:

1 Day

Requirements:

This is a foundation beginner’s course therefore no prior experience is required.

Practical Work:

All products, comprehensive course notes and models for practice will be provided for you throughout.

An Advanced Manicure course is also available upon completion.

All course prices are listed in our Prospectus and can be found here.

1 Day Pedicure - Beginners

1 Day Pedicure - Beginners

Pedicure

A popular introduction to pedicure treatments. You will be trained in the correct procedure for pedicure to give attractive and healthy nails, skin and feet. Feet will be cleaned, sanitised and softened, nails are shaped to a smooth finish and cuticles are clipped and removed. Hard skin will be buffed away then a relaxing foot and lower leg massage is performed. An advanced pedicure option encompassing blade work and specialist electrical tools is also available to progress your knowledge on completion.

Content:

  • Anatomy of the feet, skin and nails
  • Nail disorders, diseases and contra-indications
  • Corrective filing and shaping techniques
  • Cuticle clipping and removal
  • Foot and lower leg massage
  • Hard skin removal
  • Nail varnish application
  • Hygiene, sterilisation and aftercare
  • Product knowledge, costings and marketing advice

Duration:

1 Day

Requirements:

This is a foundation beginner’s course therefore no prior experience is required.

Practical Work:

All products, comprehensive course notes and models for practice will be provided for you throughout.

An Advanced Pedicure course is also available upon completion.

All course prices are listed in our Prospectus and can be found here.

1/2 Day Manicure - Advanced

1/2 Day Manicure - Advanced

Manicure Specialist

When you have completed a stage one or beginners manicure course you may wish to enhance your hand and nail skills to offer a luxury manicure. This intensive course will enable you to offer heat treatments, scrubs and paraffin waxing. You will also perform a more beneficial massage and gain more varnishing skills.

Content:

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology
  • Hard skin treatments
  • Heat treatment
  • Paraffin skin softening
  • Product knowledge for corrective treatments
  • French polish application
  • Furthering hand and massage
  • Hygiene and steralisation

Duration:

1/2 Day

Requirements:

You will need to be qualified in basic Manicure – ask when booking.

Practical Work:

All products, comprehensive course notes and models for practice will be provided for you throughout.

A 1 Day Manicure For Beginners course is also available.

All prices are listed in our Prospectus which can be found here.

 

1/2 Day Pedicure - Advanced

1/2 Day Pedicure - Advanced

Pedicure Specialist

On completion of the Pedicure module or equivalent we offer a more advanced course to further your skills in performing a luxury corrective pedicure. This course will enable you to remove and soften hard skin using specialist products, electrical equipment and credo blade work.

Content:

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology
  • Hard skin removal
  • Use of electrical sanding tools
  • Paraffin wax treatments
  • Enhanced massage skills
  • French polish application
  • Introduction to blade work
  • Hygiene and sterilisation

Duration:

1/2 Day

Requirements:

You will need to be qualified in basic Pedicure – ask when booking.

Practical Work:

All products, comprehensive course notes and models for practice will be provided for you throughout.

If you would like to specialise in pedicure a full 1 day Pedicure course is available.

All prices are listed in our Prospectus which can be found here.