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Providing Manicure Services

Course Code: MNC2

Level: 2
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: VTCT
Qualification: Award, NVQ
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Four weeks
When you'll study: Saturdays, 9.30am - 3.30pm

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About the course

Whether you’re looking to begin a career in the beauty industry or work in the ever expanding mobile beauty industry, this is the course for you! You’ll learn the fundamentals of consulting with clients, filing and buffing the nails, skin and cuticle treatments, hand massage and finishing nail treatments.

What you'll learn

This course includes the following subjects:

  • client consultation
  • preparation and planning
  • filing and buffing the nails
  • skin and cuticle treatments
  • hand and lower arm massage
  • health, safety and hygiene.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


There are no formal exams.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you may be able to progress to another course beauty therapy course at City College. Alternatively, you may wish to consider setting up your own mobile beauty business.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.


Course Code: MNC2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £100

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A  or   B
19 - 23 A  or   B(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A  or   B

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.