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Manicure & Pedicure

Nail Treatment Courses
from Allen & Walden, Kent College of Beauty Therapy

The VTCT Level 2 VRQ Manicure and Pedicure course is a brilliant place to start your career in the nail industry. Our Manicure and Pedicure course covers basic care of skin and nails on hands and feet,  including the use of luxury treatments. Successful completion of this course leads to a nationally recognised qualification.

Natural-looking nails are sought by all, being the classic treatments to achieving simplistic, beautifully-presented fingers and toes suitable for all occasions. This  Manicure and Pedicure course covers the  fundamental treatments offered by nail technicians, typically carried out prior to any enhancing nail service, creating a smooth base and enhance both the health and appearance of the nails. Not only improving the appearance of the nails, also you will be taught a specifically designed massage treatment to provide significant relief for fatigued, well-worn muscles in both the hands and feet. Many clients require several treatments at once, so it is in your interest to offer a range of nail treatments to make your business as profitable as it can be.

Course Content

  • Health & Safety
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Client care and consultation
  • Providing manicure
  • Providing Pedicure
  • luxury treatments to include heated Mitts/Boots and paraffin wax.

Assessment Method

Candidates will be assessed on both practical skills and theoretical knowledge throughout the manicure course and will need to produce a portfolio of evidence supporting competence. You will be required to practice at home before returning for assessment.

For week one students will be working on each other so please make sure that you come in with bare nails, no polish etc.

Course Duration

This course runs over four three hour sessions – this enables you to consolidate your training with practice at home before returning for the next session.

Entry Requirements

Students will need to have a good level of both written and spoken English to be able to complete the assignments and exam

Registration & Fees*

Course Fee:£349
Deposit of £100 confirms place on course, balance to be paid 28 days prior to start date.

Further Information

Optional extra reading – the following book has great information.:

Level 2 (NVQ/SVQ) Diploma in Beauty Therapy Candidate Handbook by Ms Jane Hiscock and Frances Lovett is available from

Course Start Dates

November 25, 2019: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
February 22, 2020: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Although this course starts on the date(s) listed above, or if no dates are listed, other dates are available on request.



* All prices are correct at time of publishing, but are subject to change.

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