Course details: Professional Manicure Practitioner Diploma course
(24 CPD points)
Venues: Bridgwater, Weston-Super-Mare, London, Portsmouth, Doncaster
What is a Manicure?
The actual word "Manicure" comes from the Latin "Manus" meaning hand and "Cura" meaning care. Throughout history nail care/ hand care has always been prominent across many cultures. Manicures have become a very popular treatment in the beauty industry and through this course you will learn how to provide an industry standard Manicure treatment.
During our Manicure course you will look at:
- Nail filing (correct techniques to achieve the right look for the client).
- Correct nail cutting.
- Hand Massage.
- Application of lotions and creams to aid in good hand care.
- Nail painting techniques.
- Health and hygiene of all aspects of the treatment.
- Basic, medium and luxury Manicure treatments.
- What are the benefits of a Manicure?
There are many benefits to a Manicure treatment, these include:
- Reduced pain and aches in the hands and wrists.
- Improved appearance of the hands and nails.
- Improved circulation.
- Relaxing for the client.
- Regular treatments can reduce the chance of hand/nails becoming infected.
- Hydrates the skin through the use of oils, lotion and creams.
- Can loosen stiff joints through the use of massage.
- Can ease the pain caused by overworking, arthritis, sore muscles and carpal tunnel.
Benefits of our diploma courses, they are accredited with The Guild of Nail Technicians and offer:
- Home study of the theory section of the course.
- One-day practical training.
- Easy and fun learning experience.
- No previous experience needed.
- Support from our tutors throughout the course.
- Special offers on therapy supplies needed for the therapy.
- Accredited by the GHT allowing you to practice professionally.
- If you are attending one of our private one to one session you will receive the treatment yourself so that you will know what the treatment feels like.
- High CPD points gained with all our courses.
- Highly experienced tutors who are dedicated to their therapies.
- Full comprehensive course manuals.
What do I need to bring to the practical training day?
- Your training manual.
- Your model if you are doing a private lesson.
- A packed lunch and a bottle of water.
- Copies of your previous qualifications if these have not already been submitted to us.
- A jumper for after the treatment. After some treatments the body can feel cold after.
- Course theory and practical
After you have completed the theory section of the course and answered the evaluation questions these need to be sent to us for marking. At the practical session you will work through a whole treatment session from set-up to aftercare and be marked on your work. If you pass the course your certificate will be sent to you from our head office with 14 days of completing your course and you will be able to gain insurance with the The Guild of Nail Technicians.
What happens on the day of the practical training?
On the day of your practical training you will need to attend one of our venues where you will be taught all the techniques required for this therapy. Our classes are friendly and very informative. If you have booked onto one of our one to one practical training days you will need to bring a model with you to work on. Your client will need to have a consultation carried out before the training to insure they do not have any contra-indications. If you are joining one of our group practical training days you will not have to bring a model, as you will be working on your fellow students. Please be aware that our course may consist of mixed gender students.
What happens after the course?
Once you are a fully qualified practitioner and you have gained the correct insurance we suggest.
- You practice your therapy techniques upon family and friends until you become confident.
- You contact us if you have any questions by e-mail.
- You can also return to us for practical refresher sessions or advance workshops.