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Pedicure Services

Course Code: PEDI
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Award
  • Awarding body: Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT)
  • Duration: Five weeks
  • Course type: Part-time
  • Time of day: Evening
  • When you'll study: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5.30pm - 9pm, plus one Saturday assessment.

What's it all about?

By undertaking this qualification you will learn how to provide full manicure services to clients. This is the perfect course if you are looking to start your career in salon services or to equip yourself with another valuable skillset if you are currently working in the industry.

It covers consulting with the client, recognising any contraindications, preparing for the service and producing a service plan. It also covers specifics including filing the nails, applying skin and cuticle treatments, cleaning and drying the feet, removing excessive hard skin, massaging the foot and lower leg and providing a suitable nail finish.

Course information

During the course you will learn how to:

  • maintain safe and effective methods of working when providing pedicure services
  • consult, plan and prepare for the pedicure service
  • carry out a pedicure service
  • provide aftercare advice.

In working towards this qualification you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.

There are no specific entry requirements for this course. However, a keen interest in foot and nail care is essential

Assessment will be carried out via practical observation, completion of written assignments, production of a portfolio of evidence and two externally set and marked exams.

Following successful completion of this course you can progress on to study other short courses in related subjects.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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Future careers

What you could earn:

Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors


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