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  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6
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    SCQF Level:   06


This is an excellent course for students to learn and develop basic manicure skills as well as building knowledge and understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the hand and nail.

Start Date:  11th March 2019
Days of Week:   Monday 
Time:  6.00-9.00pm 
Duration:   12 weeks
Cost: £180 + £20 non-refundable deposit for kit

You can download an enrolment form here

  • Students will learn and develop skills including:

    • Basic manicure skills
    • Knowledge and understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the hand and nail

Entry requirements?

  • There are no formal qualifications required.
  • If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence that you have achieved ESOL Intermediate Level 2 (or equivalent).
  • Applications and enrolments will be treated on a first-come basis.
  • Due to the high demand, early interest is recommended.
  • Where it leads

    Increased employment opportunities within a salon.

    Self employment.

    Progression onto a beauty course

Interview arrangements

There is no required interview for this course. 

Fees, Finance and Funding

ITA update:

Individual Training Account funding has now been closed to new Applicants as of 7th December 2018. Applicants should be able to apply again from April 2019, subject to Skills Development Scotland making new funds available. For more information on ITA and the rules and regulations surrounding them please visit


What options do I have for paying my course fees?

West Lothian College accept payment in full for all part time courses by Cash, Card, Bank Transfer or Cheque.


In response to the unforeseen withdrawal of ITA funding, West Lothian College have put in place an option for students to pay their course fees by instalments. This can be discussed with our Student Advice team at the time of your enrolment, and they will explain all the options and terms and conditions to you.


If you have any further questions or queries please contact Student Advice by email on

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