Manicure & Pedicure Treatments

    Course details

    • Code: BEAU.4004
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Hairdressing
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class43 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)February
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

Develop knowledge and skills to perform manicure, pedicure and nail art treatments. Gain experience in nail and skin analysis, anatomy and physiology of the arms and legs, massage techniques, manicure, pedicure and nail art products, tools and equipment, client consultation and after-care advice.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. describe and explain the body structure, systems, functions, diseases and disorders of the arms and legs in relation to manicure and pedicure treatments using writing and verbal skills;
  2. demonstrate knowledge of different massage techniques used for manicure and pedicure treatments using writing and verbal skills;
  3. demonstrate knowledge of products, tools, equipment and safe working practices used for manicure, pedicure and nail art treatments, including reading and interpreting manufacturers’ instructions;
  4. understand and perform nail and skin analysis;
  5. undertake client consultation for manicure, pedicure and nail art treatments, and provide clear recommendations to clients;
  6. provide manicure, pedicure and nail art treatments;
  7. provide after-care advice to clients using effective communication skills; and
  8. record and maintain client details for manicure, pedicure and nail art treatments.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

Title Code
Provide manicure treatments C&G 3003 207
Provide pedicure treatments C&G 3003 208
Provide nail art C&G 3003 215

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017