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Wed, 18 Apr


Abacus and March Interior Training

Certificate in Manicures and Pedicures - Antibes

Learn to give professional manicures and pedicures with industry expert Shereen Soliman

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 Certificate in Manicures and Pedicures - Antibes
 Certificate in Manicures and Pedicures - Antibes

Time & Location

18 Apr 2018, 09:00 – 19 Apr 2018, 18:00

Abacus and March Interior Training , 16 Rue du Migrainier, 06600 Antibes, France

About the event

Angels On Board Academy Manicure and Pedicure training course is accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body.

Course contents

The course covers the consultation, contra-indications, technique and aftercare needed to perform a manicure and pedicure treatment and is written following the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistic therapy treatments. In addition to the practical training, there is an online course to be completed in your own time (we request you do this BEFORE the practical training). The practical module and examination will be conducted by Angels On Board Academy on the above course dates. On completion of the course, successful students will receive GTi certificates in Manicures and Pedicures.

Who is the course for?

Stewardesses, deckhands, massage therapists, hairdressers, villa or hotel staff… the list goes on. Being able to do manis and pedis is a great skill if you’re working in tourist locations; if you’re looking to join the superyacht industry; if you want to work in a spa or salon, or if you’re looking to be self-employed and work from home doing hours that suit you.

About the Tutor

Shereen Soliman was the lead nail technician for 7 years in a busy UK Day Spa offering a range of nail and beauty treatments, whilst putting herself through university. She is passionate about wellbeing, and is the author of The Backpacker’s Natural Beauty Book, and offers workshops on how to make natural beauty products that are kind to your skin and the environment. She has worked in and around the yachting industry since 2014. Shereen’s nail expertise combined with her positive, empowering energy will have you inspired and fired up ready to deliver your own professional treatments in no time.


The course costs 300€ for the online modules and two practical days, plus a one-off £10 registration fee for the Beauty Guild (unless you are already registered with them).

Students must register by Sunday 15th April to attend this course


Do I need any other beauty or massage training?

No other qualifications are needed to attend the course. All we ask is that you have a good level of English as the course will be delivered entirely in English.

Do I need any equipment?

All equipment will be provided, and during the course we will recommend where you can purchase your own kit so you can start practising asap.

Will I get a certificate?

After successfully completing the course, you will get a high resolution PDF certificate, and a printed copy can be provided by GTi for an additional cost of £15+VAT.

How soon after enrolling can I start the course?

Once you have enrolled on the course and paid the course fee, you will have access to the online course modules which means you can start learning straight away (please allow 24-48hrs for us to process your enrolment). The practical training will be provided on the course dates above. How long will it take me to complete the course? The time it takes to complete the online element of the course will depend on how quickly you learn as an individual. Most students are able to complete the course within approximately 12 hours of study. The practical element of the course will take place over 2 days, for up to 8hrs each day.

Is there a time limit for completing the online part of the course?


Is the course accredited?

The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists for membership and insurance and follows the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistic. This will enable UK residents to gain professional insurance in the UK with the Guild, and potentially internationally with other companies.

Is the course accredited for Continuing Professional Development - CPD?

Yes. The course is accredited by the Guild and is worth 22 CPD points.

What content is covered in the course?

There are 7 modules to the course (6 online and 1 practical)

  • Introduction, Reception, Consultation & Ventilation • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Contra-actions & Contra-indications
  • Preparation
  • Technique
  • Treatment Adaptations & Aftercare
  • Practical

What support is available to me whilst doing the online course?

All GTi online courses have access to integrated email support from fully qualified therapists and tutors.

What if I am dyslexic?

Each course module includes an audio soundtrack of the course material which is ideal for students who are dyslexic.

Do I need anything special on my computer?

You will need to have a modern web browser and speakers or headphones. Please note that the GTi course modules do not currently run on some mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads. Please feel free to run our free trial module to check if the course will run on your computer.

How will the course be marked?

Following each course module you will take an online examination which requires a pass rate of around 70%. For the practical module you will need to demonstrate that you can perform the outlined tasks to the skill level required.

Am I allowed to refer to text books or notes during the online test?

No. You are expected to complete online tests under exam conditions without referring to any notes, text books or online help.

What if I fail a module?

If you fail a module you have the ability to re-take the examination twice. If you fail the module you will be contacted by the tutor who will offer support before making a final attempt.

What if I fail the practical assessment?

You will need to arrange another day of training with the GTi Training Centre where your practical assessment was carried out. You will be charged for this.

Do I need to complete any paperwork?

No. All examinations are completed online and a record of your marks is displayed in your login area. When you complete your practical module you may need to fill out your details as well as a review form.

What if I can't attend the course after I have booked?

The terms and conditions of booking on this training are here.

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