This qualification is about providing pedicure services to clients. It covers consulting with the client, recognising any contra-indications, preparing for the service and producing a service plan. It also covers filing the nails, applying skin and cuticle treatments, cleaning and drying the feet, removing excessive hard skin, massaging the foot and lower leg and providing a suitable nail finish. To carry out this qualification you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client. The main outcomes of the qualification are: 1. Maintain safe and effective methods of working when providing pedicure services 2. Consult, plan and prepare for the pedicure service 3. Carry out pedicure service 4. Provide aftercare advice.