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Providing Pedicure Services

Course Code: PED2

Level: 2
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: VTCT
Qualification: Award, NVQ
Course type: Part-time, Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Six 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 as a beautician or work in the ever expanding mobile beauty industry, this is the course for you! It is especially ideal for adults who have not received any previous beauty training. You’ll learn how to consult with your clients, how to plan and prepare for treatments, as well as how to file and paint nails to a professional standard.

What you'll learn

This course includes the following subjects:

  • client consultation
  • preparation and planning
  • filing and buffing the nails
  • skin and cuticle treatments
  • foot and lower leg massage
  • polish application
  • 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.

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 .