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Certificate in Manicure & Pedicure




4 Months


About the Course

TITLE VTCT (iTEC) Level 2 Certificate in Waxing

Our Waxing Course is designed for those looking to learn how to safely and
successfully carry out deluxe manicure and pedicure treatments and offer
these services to clients. This course leads students to a Local and an
International qualification to gain employment in the Beauty Industry as
Manicurists and Pedicurists. The Certificate is approved by the specialist
awarding bodies iTEC & VTCT.

PRE-REQUISITES VTCT (iTEC) Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention
(COVID-19) for Beauty Therapy and Nail Services

ATTENDANCE Eight hours split into two days a week
STUDY UNIT TYPE Theory (Online), Practice (School Premises)
STUDY MATERIAL Recorded Lectures, PowerPoints, Notes, Worksheets
COURSE CONTENT Two Mandatory Units:
1. Manicure & Pedicure
2. Infection Prevention (COVID-19), if not already

ASSESSMENT External Practice Exam

External Theory Exam
Portfolio of Evidence of Treatments

PAYMENT TERMS Easy Payment Scheme

Deposit of €250 and 3 monthly installments of

- Carry out a consultation and understand the contra-indications to
manicure and pedicure treatments.
- Perform manicure and pedicure treatments professionally, safely
and effectively.
- Prepare a safe and hygienic environment with the correct
equipment, tools and products.
- Learn about the structure of the nail and the surrounding tissues
including: free edge, hyponychium, eponychium, paronychium,
lunula, mantle, cuticle, nail plate, nail bed, nail fold, matrix & nail wall.
- Learn the different nail diseases and disorders including paronychia,
leukonychia, onychatrophy, onychomycosis, onychorrexis,
onychauxis and more.
- Understand the different specialised nail treatments including: hot
oil, paraffin wax, hand masks, foot masks, exfoliation, thermal
- Know the anatomy & physiology in relation to manicure and
pedicure treatments including the skeletal system, the muscular
system, the circulatory system and the lymphatic system.
- Developing knowledge about related health and safety, client care
and communication.

Your Instructor

Jessica Vella

Jessica Vella
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