Manicure Course

Manicures can be found on nearly every treatment menu, and are often the bread and butter of many businesses. The manicure offers the therapist or technician a whole range of options to suit nearly every client. This course will teach you the essential skills that you need to know about offering a professional manicure, and includes a practical training session and assessment. This GTi Manicure Course meets the Habia National Occupational Standards.

The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the UK’s Leading professional beauty trade body, for membership and insurance purposes. Upon completion of the course, students will receive a full- colour certificate for a GTi award in manicure treatments.

Course Content

  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Health & Safety / Sterilisation
  • Preparation of Treatment
  • Client Consultation
  • Contra-Indications
  • Contra-Actions
  • Introduction
  • Reception/Ventilation
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Techniques
  • Treatments
  • Aftercare
  • GDPR
  • Social Media
  • Insurance
  • Pricing and Product Range
  • Wholesalers

Manicure Kit (Included)

  • 1 x 200ml Hygiene Spray
  • 1 x 200ml Revitalising Hand Soak
  • 1 x 100ml Refining Hand Scrub,
  • 1 x 100ml Replenishing Hand Mask
  • 1 x 200ml Nourishing Hand Lotion

Course Entry Points

  • No experience or previous qualications necessary
  • This course is designed for Beginners
  • Online training materials are downloaded and theory module assessments completed online at Guild GTi website, you must pass all assessments before being able to participate with the course practical.

Course Duration

1 Day
10am – 5pm
(1x Model Required)

Course Cost

£199 including VAT
£25 including VAT (GTI student membership this will be for 3 months)
Professional Kit Provided.


  • We ask our students to arrive no later than 9.45am to ensure prompt start, this day includes theory/practical.
  • Students will require a model to work on please ensure you can provide one on the day of your course.
  • Minimal jewellery should be worn
  • All student will be required to wear salon clothing
  • Comfortable shoes must be worn
  • Socks or tights must be worn
  • All training equipment and products will be provided.
  • The use of mobile phones is prohibited during training unless prior authorisation has been given.
  • Please note we have a terms and condition policy (available on request)
  • Please note that a £100 non-refundable & non-transferable deposit is required to hold your place.

Finance Available on all courses


  • The GTi Manicure Award is accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body.
  • CPD Points 22