Our Manicure and Pedicure Training Course will teach you two of the most requested services within the beauty industry, specifically how to perform these treatments with confidence, adhering to a professional level of service. These are fundamental treatments to offer if you are looking to work as a nail technician or beauty therapist; especially as they are highly in-demand all year round for clients of all ages. The course also includes luxury aspects including use of warm oil, paraffin wax, hand / foot mask and heated mitts / booties to add to your services and offer a tailored, relaxing service to meet the needs of a wide range of clients.
What this course covers
- Health, safety & hygiene
- Consultation techniques
- Manicure procedure*
- Pedicure procedure*
- Filing and cuticle work
- Nail polishing techniques
- Mask application
- Use of heated mitts
- Hot oil treatment
- Paraffin wax application
- Massage of the hand and foot
- Homecare advice for clients
*Please note: During the course you will give and receive treatments. It is essential that nail extensions and any gel polish are removed from your nails prior to this training day. Some aspects of the luxury treatments will be taught as a tutor demonstration.
This course is structured over one day and runs from 10am – 4pm. We ask students to arrive at 9.45am to ensure a prompt start. You will learn the theory of the treatment firstly, and spend the majority of the day practising your practical skills, with a short break for lunch.
We do not include any kits within our training courses, however we provide all products and tools required to complete the practical training on the day, at the training centre for you to use. We took this approach following student feedback so that students are not tied into specific kits or brands of products as part of their course fee, before they are trained and able to make an informed choice. Our training courses teach the generic treatment techniques and processes, they are not brand specific.
We recommend attending training where you will gain advice about different brands and suppliers to enable you to purchase products from your chosen supplier directly following your training. We do offer selected starter kits available to purchase through our website & supplied directly from the supplier to you by courier.
How to book your place
Our friendly, expert Advisors are on hand to answer any questions & assist you in booking your place over the telephone. Call on Freephone 0800 999 2277 or click the ‘Chat Now‘ option below to connect through live chat on our website.
Alternatively, our courses can be booked online 24/7, using our secure payment system.
- Simply choose your course (including venue & date for classroom courses)
- Click to ‘Add Student Details‘, enter details & click ‘Add to Basket‘
- Then complete the secure, online checkout choosing your preferred payment method
Choose from secure payment options including PayPal, WorldPay or Klarna. Newpay and Payl8r finance are also available, allowing you to spread the cost over 3-12 months. Apply quickly & easily online at checkout, for an instant decision. For more information on finance options, click here
Ways to Pay
Card / PayPal / WorldPay: All Bookings - Payment in Full securely by telephone or PayPal / WorldPay online
By making payment in full, you can secure your course place and enjoy the greatest flexibility to book all of your training days at your preferred training centre, in the best way to suit you – whether that’s as a consecutive block (subject to availability) or taken at your own pace. Book securely online 24/7, or call our friendly Advisors by book by phone.
Klarna: All Bookings over £79 - Spread the cost over 3 payments, with no fees when you pay on time
Book Now, Pay Later with Klarna with no fees when you pay on time. Available on all bookings totaling £79 or more. Spread the cost over 3 equal, monthly payments.
Simply pick your courses & add to shopping basket, at checkout select Klarna Pay in 3 and then enter your details to check if you’re eligible. You’ll know instantly if you’re approved. Available to those aged 18+, resident in the UK & with a UK bank account. T&Cs apply. Find out more about Klarna with Klarna FAQs
Disclosure: The Beauty Academy is not a lender and acts only as an introducer. The credit product is provided by Klarna Bank AB (publ). Klarna’s Klarna’s Pay in 3 / Pay in 30 days are unregulated credit agreements. Borrowing more than you can afford or paying late may negatively impact your financial status and ability to obtain credit. 18+, UK residents only. Subject to status. Late fees may apply. Ts&Cs apply. klarna.com/uk/terms-and-conditions. Please spend responsibly. Make sure you can afford to make your monthly repayments on time. Missed payments may affect your ability to use Klarna in the future.
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PayPal Credit allows you the option to spread the cost of any course(s) totalling £99 or more over 4 months with 0% interest*.
- It’s quick and easy to apply for PayPal Credit – all you need to do is select the PayPal Credit option when completing your order and this will prompt you to complete a short application form.
- PayPal give you a decision instantly. If approved and you accept, you’ll have a credit limit attached to your PayPal account to start using straightaway allowing to spread the cost of your training.
- Book your training & pay quickly and conveniently, all with the security and peace of mind of using PayPal (PayPal Buyer Protection provided for eligible purchases).
- PayPal provide paymemt reminders and you can manage your PayPal Credit account easily online, on mobile, tablet or desktop.
- Representative Example: 19.9% APR (variable). Purchase interest rate 19.9% p.a. (variable). Assumed Credit limit £1,200. This example illustrates the typical cost of using PayPal Credit as a standard funding method. If you take advantage of our offers and promotions, including our 0% for 4 months offer, the interest rate that applies will be lower in many circumstances.
*The minimum payment due still applies to 0% offer balances. Any remaining balance due after the 4-month promotional period or any transactions under £99 will be charged interest at 19.9% p.a. (variable). In order to maintain the 0% offer, you need to keep up monthly repayments and stay within your credit limit. Credit subject to status. Terms and conditions apply. UK residents only. PayPal Credit is trading name of PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. Société en Commandite par Actions Registered Office: 22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg RCS Luxembourg B 118 349.
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Payl8r allows you to spread payment for your training flexibly but you can still start your courses straightaway.
Choose Payl8r at checkout and have a decision in minutes. Spread the cost of training over 3, 6, 9 or 12 months. The interest rate, credit limit and payment plan you’re offered will be based on a credit check. Payl8r will consider all credit types but may ask you to complete an affordability assessment through Open Banking.
If you repay your plan in full within 30 days of application, no interest will be charged. On top of the interest agreed for your plan, there will be a £2 credit check fee and a £4.95 application fee. The credit check fee is refunded if you are approved.
- must be aged 18+
- must be a UK resident
- must have online banking
- must have a regular source of income
Learn more with Payl8r FAQS here or view the Payment Calculator here
Disclaimer: Missed payments may affect your Credit File, future borrowing and incur fees.
The Beauty Academy Limited is a Introducer Appointed Representative of Social Money Ltd t/a Payl8r, a company registered in England under company number 08054296, and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is entered on the Financial Services Register under reference number 675283. Registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under reference number ZA026178.
Newpay Finance - All Bookings - Spread the cost over 6 or 12 months, or a flexible credit plan
Newpay allows you to spread payment for your training flexibly but you can still start your courses straightaway.
Newpay is a flexible finance account provided by NewDay. With it, you could enjoy credit to spend everywhere you see Deko and Newpay available at checkout. It provides various payment plan options – an fixed duration instalment plan or flexible credit. So, you can repay the balance however suits you best. Just bear in mind, the interest rate, credit limit and payment plans you’re offered will be based on a credit check. There’s no minimum spend if you want to use the flexible credit payment plan. But for an instalment plan, there’s a minimum spend of £100.
- Aged 18+ with a regular income
- Have no existing Newpay account
- Have a UK bank account & phone number
- Been resident in the UK for at least 12 months
Checking your eligibility is simple, quick, secure & won’t affect your credit score. Simply click “Will I qualify?” to complete a soft check, before applying. When ready to go ahead, simply select “Pay with finance with Newpay” at checkout to process a new finance application instantly online, or login using your existing Newpay account details when prompted (if applicable).
Learn more with Newpay FAQS here
Credit provided by NewDay Ltd. Subject to status. 18+. UK only. Terms apply. Deko is a trading name of Pay4later Ltd which acts as a credit broker for NewDay Ltd.
Manicures are an essential skill for any therapist; all of us want attractive hands but don’t always have the time to maintain them. Manicure is a popular manicure treatment all-year round, especially for brides, before holidays or special occasions. Similarly, pedicures are a great way to provide basic foot care for those on their feet all day, focusing on the skin condition and nail care.
With a focus on relaxation and working on the condition of skin with massage techniques, luxury services will enhance the treatments that you currently offer and therefore earning you additional money on each treatment you carry out on your clients. As luxury manicure and pedicures are hydrating, nourishing and encourage circulation in the hands and feet, they are especially popular with more mature clients, but these are idyllic treatments for any client that takes pride in the health of their hands and feet.
The treatments are relaxing for clients and offer essential services that are fundamental for all nail technicians working from home or mobile. There is a minimal start-up cost to begin offering treatments and clients return on a monthly basis to maintain the appearance of their hands and feet. It is also a great opportunity to sell retail products to your clients as most clients will want to purchase the products you have used on them.
Course entry requirements
Our diploma courses are suitable for complete beginners and do not require any prior learning to be able to train with us; many of our students are not yet beauty trained and are looking to start up a business in the industry. We welcome students of all abilities, whether you are looking to learn a new skill from scratch or currently working as a therapist and looking to refresh your knowledge of particular treatments.
You will give and receive treatments as part of this course and so must remove any nail extensions, polish and/or gel polish from finger and toe nails before attending the course. Some aspects of the luxury treatments will be taught as tutor demonstration. No models are required. All products and tools are provided for the training day at the centre when you attend. No kit is required to complete the training day, nor included in the course fee.
On the training day, you only need to bring a hand and bath towel for your personal use, completed enrolment form and cold food for your lunch (e.g. sandwich/salad). Tea & coffee are provided on the day.
What are the tutors like?
We are so proud at The Beauty Academy to work with such a professional, passionate and friendly team of tutors, all of which hold a Level 2 and Level 3 qualification in their specialised sector. Our tutors are also all qualified with either Level 4 PTTLS or equivalent teaching awards in education, with years of experience in beauty-related professional industries. Furthermore, our tutors who are involved in the assessment process all hold an Assessors Award.
We pride ourselves on the welcoming nature of our tutors and their ability to engage, educate and enrich students from all ages and backgrounds. All of our tutors are dedicated to maintaining their knowledge and keeping up to date with the latest treatments and techniques in the ever-changing industry.
Who are the tutors?
If you would like to read more about our fantastic tutors individually, please have a look at our Meet the Tutors page.
What qualification will you receive?
When you have successfully completed your training course(s), you will receive a diploma certificate issued by The Beauty Academy. This not only demonstrates your commitment to the training, but also allows you to obtain Public Liability Insurance so you can start offering treatments to paying clients from home and/or mobile.
Additional work required to complete this qualification
Once you have completed your practical training day with us, there is no additional work to be completed. Your diploma certificate will be sent to you within 1-2 working days and you can then begin working from home and/or mobile, once insurance has been obtained.
The Beauty Academy offers an excellent, discounted insurance scheme with Balens; a Specialist Insurance Brokers aimed at Health and Well-Being Professionals, offering both Therapist and Student Therapist insurance for those who train with us as part of our Classroom based courses and/or VTCT qualifications. Read more about insurance options here or Get a quote online now.
Students may otherwise wish to consider the accrediting partner for our classroom courses for insurance. Purchase insurance from ABT quoting code ACADEMY99.
What will your career opportunities be?
All of our diploma courses enable you to work from both home and mobile offering the specialised treatment(s) that you have completed. You can start earning by offering treatments to paying clients as soon as you have obtained your insurance.
Why choose The Beauty Academy?
We offer high-quality accredited training with experienced tutors, professional equipment and a great atmosphere to train in. Our training centres are well-equipped, within easy reach of public transport and regularly inspected by our accrediting awarding body (VTCT) to ensure we are giving you the best service for your money. We pride ourselves on working with only qualified and experienced tutors who are friendly, welcoming and happy to go the extra mile to deliver the very best student experience possible.
All courses are run as small groups which allows plenty of opportunity to ask questions or seek further support if required. Our training centres are permanent and exclusive to us and they are always set-up ready to begin your training. All centres have the very latest equipment and products required to adhere to industry standards. We also have an on-going Support Team available to answer any query you may have regarding your training with us, contactable on either email or telephone.
Follow-on Advanced Training
Once you have completed your diploma course, you have the opportunity to further your skills by completing additional training. Our further nail treatment courses are the next steps in enhancing the nail services that you are able to offer your clients, once competent in offering Manicure and Pedicure. You can also complete our other beauty training courses, which will complement the services that you can offer your clients as a beautician working from home and/or mobile.
You may also consider completing a qualification in beauty or nail technology to further your career opportunities within this industry. To learn more about the qualifications that we offer, please click here.
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Course Info & Price
- Course Duration
- 1 day 10am to 4pm
Total price for 1 Student(s): £199.00
Payment Plans Available:
- No hidden charges: includes all exam fees & VAT.
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