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Pedicure Services

Course Code: PEDI

Level: 2
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: VTCT
Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: Five weeks
When you'll study: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5.30pm - 9pm, plus one Saturday assessment.

About the course

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.

What you'll learn

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.

Entry requirements

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.

What's next?

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

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: PEDI

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £110

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

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
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.