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

1 Day Manicure

Manicure 1 Day Course: Course Cost £219

A popular introduction to manicure treatments. You will be trained in traditional manicure procedures for attractive healthy nails, skin and hands. Nails will be shaped, cuticles softened and gently pushed back, a relaxing hand and wrist massage performed and complimented by the application of traditional varnish. Progress onto the 1/2 day Advanced Manicure Course on completion which incorporates the use of paraffin wax, specialised hand masks and heated mitts, both delux treatments that soften the driest of skin and cuticles, adding warmth to the joints prior to massage to relieve aches and pains, learn a longer massage on the forearm and hands and application of french polish techniques. 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 other contra-indications
  • Contra actions
  • Tools and equipment
  • Correct filing and shaping techniques
  • Corrective cuticle work
  • Basic massage techniques
  • Hand and wrist massage
  • Nail buffing
  • Varnish application
  • Health and Safety
  • Aftercare and further treatment advice

 

 

Duration:

1 Day

Requirements:

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

You will be required to wear a beauty tunic or plain black T shirt, smart black trousers and smart comfortable footwear. No trainers allowed. Long hair needs to be tied back and nails must be a suitable length to avoid injury to the client.

Practical Work:

All products, equipment, training manual and models for practice will be provided for you throughout.

 

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

1 Day Pedicure

1 Day Pedicure

Pedicure 1 Day Course: Course Cost £219

A popular introduction to pedicure treatments. You will be trained in the traditional procedure for pedicure for attractive and healthy nails, skin and feet. Feet will be sanitised, soaked in a foot spa nails cut and shaped to a smooth finish and cuticles softened and gently pushed back. Use of a hard skin rasp and exfoliator to remove hardened skin followed by a relaxing foot and lower leg massage. Progress onto the 1/2 day Advanced Pedicure Course which incorporates the application of a callous peel, use of paraffin wax, specialised foot mask and heated booties, learn a longer foot and leg massage and complemented by a french pedicure finish.

Content:

  • Anatomy of the foot, skin and nails
  • Nail disorders, diseases and other contra-indications
  • Contra actions
  • Tools and equipment
  • Correct filing for toe nails
  • Corrective cuticle work
  • Use of hard skin rasp
  • Basic massage techniques
  • Foot and ankle massage
  • Nail buffing
  • Varnish application
  • Health and Safety
  • Aftercare and further treatment advice

 

Duration:

1 Day

Requirements:

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


You will be required to wear a beauty tunic or plain black T shirt, smart black trousers and smart comfortable footwear. No trainers allowed. Long hair needs to be tied back and nails must be a suitable length to avoid injury to the client

 

Practical Work:

All products, equipment, training manual and models for practice will be provided for you throughout.

 

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.