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View Unit : Provide pedicure treatments

Unit
Unit Reference Number
R/601/4448
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Provide pedicure treatments
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
48
Unit Credit Value
5
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
7.3 Service Enterprises
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Independent assessment of practical skills and knowledge and understanding is required. To take this unit, the cnaididates will have to take either the health and safty unit or have prior industry experience.

This unit should be delivered in a Realistic Learning Environment. The word client relates to friends, peers and does not need to be carried out on paying clients or within commercial timescales.

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Be able to prepare for pedicure treatments

1.1

prepare themselves, client and work area for pedicure treatment.

1.2

use suitable consultation techniques to identify treatment objectives.

1.3

carry out a nail and skin analysis.

1.4

provide clear recommendations to the client.

1.5

select products, tools and equipment to suit client treatment needs, skin types and nail conditions.

1.6

describe salon requirements for preparing themselves, the client and the work area.

1.7

describe the environmental conditions suitable for pedicure treatments.

1.8

describe different consultation techniques used to identify treatment objectives.

1.9

explain the importance of carrying out a nail and skin analysis.

1.10

describe how to select products, tools and equipment to suit client treatment needs, skin and nail conditions.

1.11

identify nail and skin conditions.

1.12

describe the contra-indications which prevent or restrict pedicure treatments.

2

Be able to provide pedicure treatments

2.1

communicate and behave in a professional manner.

2.2

follow health and safety working practices.

2.3

position themselves and client correctly throughout the treatment.

2.4

use products, tools, equipment and techniques to suit client treatment needs, nail and skin conditions.

2.5

complete the treatment to the satisfaction of the client.

2.6

record the results of the treatment.

2.7

provide suitable aftercare advice.

2.8

state how to communicate and behave in a professional manner.

2.9

describe health and safety working practices.

2.10

explain the importance of positioning themselves and the client correctly throughout the treatment.

2.11

explain the importance of using products, tools, equipment and techniques to suit clients treatment needs, nail and skin conditions.

2.12

describe how treatments can be adapted to suit client treatment needs, nail and skin conditions.

2.13

describe the different massage techniques and their benefits.

2.14

state the contra-actions that may occur during and following treatments and how to respond.

2.15

state the importance of completing the treatment to the satisfaction of the client.

2.16

state the importance of completing treatment records.

2.17

state the aftercare advice that should be provided.

2.18

describe diseases and disorders of the nail and skin.

2.19

describe the structure and functions of the nail and skin.

2.20

describe the structure and function of the muscles of the lower leg and foot.

2.21

describe the structure and function of the bones of the lower leg and foot.

2.22

describe the structure and function of the arteries and veins of the lower leg and foot.

2.23

describe the structure and function of the lymphatic vessels of the lower leg and foot.

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