1Course Overview

Manicure and Pedicure with Practical Training

Course code: OSC1004

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Become an expert in manicure and pedicure in this one day practical course!

This course will allow you to:

  • Understand the health and safety procedures of working in beauty
  • Know the importance of customer service 
  • Learn how to apply a professional manicure and pedicure on a one day practical

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

You will attend an exciting manicure and pedicure practical day, to gain those professional skills! You have the choice of over 20 centres to choose from to take your practical training days.

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 75,000 students that already have!

Discounts on selected courses - Until 28th May
2Course Content
Unit 1: Health and safety
  • Identify the hazards and evaluate the risks in your work place
  • Reduce the risks to health and safety in the work place
  • Know and understand how to make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
  • Identify ways to improve personal performance at work
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Understand salon roles, procedures and targets
Unit 2: Customer service
  • Identify and promote additional services or products that are available
  • Know the relevant legislation for the sale of goods
  • Maintain a successful reception area
  • Deal with enquires
  • Book appointments
  • Take payments
Unit 3: Manicure and pedicure services
  • Work safely and hygienically when providing manicure and pedicure treatments
  • Perform an effective client consultation
  • Understand contraindications and how they make restrict or prevent a treatment
  • Understand the anatomy and physiology that relates to manicure and pedicure
  • Understand manicure and pedicure services, techniques and products
  • Provide aftercare advice to clients

Practical Day:

Manicure and Pedicure:
  • A skilled educator will take you through the principle techniques of manicure and pedicure
  • You will then have to put your knowledge to practice and apply your own manicure and pedicure treatment
  • Nail polish application is covered during this practical
  • Health and safety, anatomy and physiology and contraindications will also be covered
3Other Information
Assessment

The theory part of this course will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which will be sent and marked by your tutor. Your coursework must be completed before you can proceed onto the practical day training.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work. Students receive a course manual, assignments and tutor support for the home study part of the course and will also need to attend a practical training day, in which you have a choice of over 20 centres to choose from throughout the UK in major cities.

Course Outcomes:

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Open Study College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

For the practical day students will also receive a Salon Services manicure and pedicure Certificate accredited by Associated Beauty Therapists. This will give you 9 CPD points. 

ABT Beauty Insurance provides total insurance solutions for beauticians, salons, students and other treatments at incredible rates. You will join over 12,000 other therapists and be part of the UK’s leading membership and insurance provider.

4Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

No previous skills or knowledge is needed to enrol onto this course. You will receive a kit which will be delivered to you when you are booked onto this practical. You need to bring this with you on the day.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This course is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

How do I arrange my practical day?

Once you have passed your written assignments, you may book your practical day. You have the choice of over 20 centres to choose from to take your practical training days. Simply call us whenever you're ready and we'll help arrange this for you. Your practical day does require a kit, which is why we will send this out to you once you are booked onto your practical day.

What’s included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • One day practical training
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE Totum discount card (formerly NUS Extra card)
  • FREE Practical day kit (This will be sent out to you when you have booked your practical day)
  • Comprehensive study guide*
  • Open Study College pen and highlighter*
  • Student study planner*
  • Student notebook*
  • Document wallet*

* Not included with the online study option

Do I have to sit an exam?

No. We will issue your certification based on your coursework and practical sessions.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

What happens if I lose my course pack?

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

Finance options

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The total course fee includes a loan arrangement fee. Your initial deposit payment will be used towards this fee, any remaining fee balance will be added the loan amount.

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Our finance option is provided in partnership with AffordItNow.
For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
  • Have a valid email address and can access it

Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

Open Study College, 6140 Knights Court, Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham B37 7WY is a licensed credit broker, authorised and regulated by The Financial Conduct Authority (licence number 724179 with FCA).