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Qualification: Pedicurist (no legal status)

Pedicurist (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:

  • plan, prepare, carry out and check own work,
  • make rational use of energy, material and time,
  • observe prescribed hygiene standards,
  • communicate with co-workers and users,
  • prepare themselves, the premises, accessories and the customer for a pedicure,
  • carry out an accurate examination of the customer's feet and identify possible contraindications to a pedicure,
  • prepare the customer for a pedicure,
  • select and use foot care resources,
  • handle pedicure instruments,
  • perform various pedicure procedures,
  • advise customers about foot care.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national information centre for vocational qualifications. These are: vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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VALIDATION

During the guidance process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and validates catalogue content in part or full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

VERIFICATION METHOD

Verification takes place in writing (60 minutes) and orally and through a practical test with oral presentation.

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  • Completed secondary vocational or technical education in the cosmetics or healthcare field.
NQF Level: 
5
Access requirements: 
  • Completed secondary vocational or technical education in the cosmetics or healthcare field.
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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.