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This course is designed for students who wish to gain a recognised Manicure and Pedicure qualification. Manicure and Pedicure treatments are an essential skill for those who want to further train as a Nail Technician.

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

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


Successful candidates will be awarded an internationally recognised CIBTAC diploma at UK Level 2 national standards.

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, 25th October 2022
1.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.

All our courses are now offered in modular format with Blended Learning, students attend College for face-to-face practical protocols with theory lectures and videos available online on our student eLearning Zone offering fully blended learning and allowing you to study in your own home at a time that suits you. This allows us to focus on Practical when you are here in the school.  Our Tutors will however support your on-line learning with revision Q&A and weekly tests.

Students will need access to an iPad, laptop or computer plus a printer for the duration of the course.

CIBTAC Nail Treatments Course covers

  • Professional Standards 
  • Hygiene Theory
  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Nail, Hands & Feet, Arms & Lower Legs
  • Nail Diseases & Disorders
  • Contra Indications & Contra Actions 
  • Consultation & Nail Analysis
  • Manicure & Pedicure Theory
  • Product Knowledge
  • Manicure & Pedicure Procedure
  • Nail Painting
  • French Nail Painting
  • Specialised Hand & Foot Treatments, e.g., Hot Oil, Paraffin Wax, Hand Masks, Exfoliation & Thermal Mittens.
  • Aftercare

General Studies

  • Health & Hygiene
  • Business Studies
  • Salon Management
  • Retail Sales

Course Requirements

The following items are required on this course and are included in the total course cost. If you already possess a tunic, then you may deselect them at the booking stage.

​Short courses available (discount available)

  • Brilliant Brows
  • Brow Lamination
  • Henna Brows
  • Lash Extension
  • Lash Lift Course

Course Fees Include

  • Bronwyn Conroy Uniform - Navy Tunic Top & Trousers
  • Manicure Kit
  • Pedicure Kit
  • Course Notes
  • Access to Student eLearning & Our Practical Videos
  • Online Learning

Not Included in Course Fees 

  • Sketcher Shoes
  • Navy Cardigan
  • Stationary Items


Students can go on to study in level 3

  • Cibtac Nail Technology Diploma - Level 3
  • Cibtac Skin Treatments & Facial Electrotherapy Level 3


The Pass Mark for CIBTAC is 60%.

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