Level 3 Manicure and Pedicure Course

Let your clients feet (and hands!) do the talking with this fantastic all-in-one manicure and pedicure course.

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Overview

Why not master the skills for manicure and pedicure all in one course, and save money? This Level 3 Manicure and Pedicure Course will provide you with the expertise to have clients’ hands and feet glowing, and you’ll save 40% on your course fees – win-win!

The fastest route to becoming a manicure and pedicure specialist, you’ll study two award-winning courses:

  • Level 3 manicure course
  • Level 3 pedicure course

Two of the most popularly requested treatments at salons, learning how to perform a professional manicure and pedicure is an essential skill for any beauty therapist, and an easy way to keep your clients coming back. On this bumper course, you’ll be guided through everything you need to know, from how to set up your own business, to contraindications and aftercare. You’ll enjoy the help of working beauty professionals whenever you need it, as well as step-by-step video tutorials to help you understand the practical aspects of each course.

What will I learn?

  • How to run your own business, interact with clients, and promote your services
  • Health and safety legislation, and types of insurance you’ll need
  • The anatomy and physiology of the nails, bones, and muscular system
  • Skin and nail disorders and diseases
  • Everything you need to know to complete a professional manicure
  • Everything you need to know to complete a professional pedicure

What you'll learn

Unit 1 - Foundation
  • Personal Standards and Practice
  • Hygiene
  • Effective Communication with Clients
  • Business Promotion
  • Preparation of the Work Area
  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Insurance
  • Being effective at Work
  • Promoting Products & Services
  • Retail Specific Legislation
  • Reception Duties
  • Taking Payments & Methods
Unit 2 - Anatomy and Physiology - Nails
  • Structure of the Nail
  • Bones & the Muscular System
  • Skin Types & Skin Structure
  • The Lymphatic System
Unit 3 - Nail and Skin Healthcare
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Disorders
Unit 4 - Manicure
  • Preparation & Products
  • Manicure Treatment Techniques
  • Manicure Procedure
  • Contra-Actions & Aftercare
Unit 5 - Pedicure
  • Preparation & Products
  • Foot Anatomy & Physiology
  • Treatment Techniques
  • Pedicure Procedure
  • Contra-Actions & Aftercare

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Course Outcome

Once you have passed the course, your diploma certificate will be available for download via the online portal. You have lifetime access to the portal so you can return at any time.

How is this course assessed or examined?

Assessed via videos submitted to your tutor and an online assessment at the end of the course.. Once you’ve achieved the desired pass percentage, you’ll move on to the next module. Units and tests can be retaken at any time to strengthen your knowledge.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.

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What qualifications do you need to be a beauty therapist?

All beauty therapists must hold a level two qualification as a minimum; however, a level three qualification is the best option if you want to jump head-first into the industry.

level three beauty therapy course will give you a well-rounded education on all things beauty related.

Once you’ve secured this and spent some time in the industry, you’ll likely want to specialise in a specific area that may require additional study. As there are so many pathways you can take, you can build a unique career by investing in specific courses.

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Why study beauty courses with Oxbridge?

At Oxbridge, we’ve got a fantastic array of different beauty therapy courses, helping you build your skills and hone your talent. So whether you want a grounding in beauty basics or you’re looking to venture into a specialism, we can help!

Our online beauty therapy courses offer the same experience as traditional classroom environments. However, the flexibility available means that distance learning can best suit your needs at home.

Once enrolled, you’ll find fantastic support from everyone at Oxbridge. Our standards are incredibly high and show in our equally high student pass rates. So why not get in touch with our learning advisers for advice?

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What does a beauty therapist do?

From understanding and analysing skin so you can provide the best facial care and massage techniques, to makeup artistry, and nail care, beauty therapy is exceptionally far-reaching.

Training in beauty therapy brings you into an exciting and varied industry, where job satisfaction is high, every day is different, and there are no limits to where your talents can take you.

We’ve gone into more detail about where a qualification in beauty therapy can take you – read our post here.

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