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Providing Manicure Services

Course Code: MNC2

Level: 2
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: VTCT
Qualification: Award
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 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

This course starts on 11/11/17, costing £100 (although you may be entitled to funding depending on your circumstances). To apply, please complete and return an application form .