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Start your own Nail Business with our CIBTAC Nail Treatments International Diploma course provides high quality training in Hand and Foot Care. This course is the pre-requisite for any Nail Technician course, and there has never been such a demand for qualified Nail Technicians so start your new career now!   

During this course you will learn how to perform a detailed nail analysis and how to devise a treatment plan for Manicure and Pedicure for your client, the skills and techniques for nail shaping, cuticle work, massage, nail painting, plus Deluxe Manicure & Pedicure with exfoliation and paraffin wax mask.

Entry Requirements

Acceptance to enrol in any course at Bronwyn Conroy Beauty School is at the sole discretion of the Principal Mrs Geraldine McGuigan.

No previous beauty related experience is required, however a good command of the English language for communication, reading and writing is essential with GCSE English Language grade of C to A*, grades 4 to 9 or equivalent. Our courses are incredibly flexible, diverse and open to all ages and both sexes. Minimum age for entry to any course is 16 years - no exceptions. However, applicants must be 17 years of age on taking the CIDESCO examination. There is no upper age limit. Maturity and experience can be an advantage.


Successful candidates will be awarded an internationally recognised CIBTAC diploma at UK Level 3 national standards. 

Insurance and Membership

This CIBTAC Nail Treatments Diploma will enable graduates to become members of BABTAC (British association of beauty therapy and cosmetology) to gain public liability insurance to work in the UK, Ireland and overseas in Beauty and Nail Salons or Bars.

Examination Fees:
Start Date:
Tue, 31st October 2023
9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

The CIBTAC Nail Treatment Course runs from October on a Tuesday for approximately 6 classes 9.30 am -12.30 pm. The examination for this course is in later in the year. All our courses are now offered in modular format with Blended Learning, this allows you to study in your own home at a time that suits you. So that we can focus on the Practical when you are here in the school.

For the Nail Treatment Course students attend College for 3 hours per week for Practical Learning face-to-face plus 1 hours online live tutorial (which are also recorded) accessible on our student eLearning Zone. We also suggest at minimum of 2-3 hours home study, revision and practise.

Students will need access to an iPad, Laptop or Computer plus a printer for the duration of the course. Each student is responsible for their own model for mock and actual exams. These models must be fully pre-cleared for COVID compliance.

Practical experience is an essential part of the course, the college school salon enables students to gain invaluable experience and gain confidence, providing the opportunity to work on a wide range of nail types, conditions and lifestyle factors that influence and affect nail health will help students develop strong consultation skills.

CIBTAC Nail Treatments Course 

  • Professional Standards
  • Health & Hygiene
  • Business Studies
  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Nail, Hands & Feet, Arms & Lower Legs
  • Nail Diseases & Disorders
  • Contra Indications & Contra Actions to Nail Treatments
  • Consultation & Nail Analysis
  • Manicure & Pedicure Theory
  • Product Knowledge
  • Manicure & Pedicure Full Practical
  • Nail Painting
  • French Nail Painting
  • Specialised Treatments, Paraffin Wax, Hand Masks, Exfoliation & Thermal Mittens.
  • Aftercare for Nail Treatments

Course Requirements

The following items are required on this course and are included in the total course cost.

​Course Fees Include

  • Nail Kit
  • Course Notes
  • Access to Student eLearning & Our Practical Videos
  • Online Learning

Not Included in Course Fees 

  • Black Top & Trousers
  • Sketcher Shoes
  • Navy Cardigan
  • Stationary Items


Students can go on to study in level 3

  • Babtac Gel Polish Course
  • Cibtac Nail Technology- Level 3
  • Cibtac Waxing Course - Level 3
  • Cibtac Skin Treatments & Facial Electrotherapy - Level 3
  • Cibtac Electrolysis Diploma - Level 3


The Pass Mark for CIBTAC is 60%.

  • Theory: 20 Minute Multiple Choice Paper
  • Practical: 45 Minutes