This course is not eligible for fee waiver.
Manicure and pedicure treatments are much more than polished nails! This type of beauty therapy is a great means of relaxation, and can help increase your confidence and self-esteem. Learning about these treatments is a great way to enhance your own personal beauty regime. Throughout the course you will develop a good understanding of the techniques and approaches needed to provide effective and healthy hand and foot care.
Please note that this course is for interest only and does not sufficiently qualify learners for professional practice in beauty or complementary therapies.
You will learn the basic anatomy and physiology of the hand and foot nails, as well as basic massage and nail polishing techniques. On top of this, you will explore:
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
This course is not eligible for fee waiver.
Whether you wish to progress in your studies or enter the world of work, North East Scotland College has excellent progression opportunities, with links to eight universities across Scotland and great relationships with industry employers.
“I’d recommend the course to anyone interested in a career in sports & fitness. The facilities at College were great, the course was really interesting and I made some good friends along the way. “
“I achieved things at NESCol both academically and personally that I didn’t think possible but with the help of lecturers and friends I made on the course, I feel I have grown as a person. “
HND Fitness, Health & Exercise
“It’s a qualification that definitely leads directly to related employment which is what most people want out of their College experience.”
“Lecturers have a wide range of industry experience and are very willing to share this with their students.”
“I’m really glad I did the 2 years first at College as I definitely feel better prepared. “
“Coming back to College has given me a great sense of achievement, I feel like I’ve been using my brain again! I met a lovely bunch of people there and got on well with everyone, including the younger students in the class. “
HND Computing: Software Development
“College was great. I really enjoyed meeting new people interested in the same subject as me. The course really gave you free rein to explore your interest in different directions so you can get a feel for what you like.”
HNC Social Services
“I enjoyed being a student at NESCol because, for the first time in my life, I had people that believed in me and I am now one step closer to my dream career that I never thought would happen.”
HND Legal services
“The lecturers on the course were just brilliant and had so much valuable knowledge and experience to pass on.”
“I loved the course. One of the highlights for me was doing a fashion show at the Maritime Museum in Aberdeen. It was brilliant! the atmosphere was great.”
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Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.
We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.
If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.
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