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What is a Foot Health Professional?

The SMAE Institute have been training individuals in foot care excellence since 1919, with our newly qualified Foot Health Professionals successfully setting up their own practices or clinics.

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What does a Foot Health Professional do?

The conditions that a Foot Health Professional would treat include corns, calluses, warts and fungal infection. FHPs are also expected to carefully trim nails and prevent nail problems developing. They also offer individuals guidance on foot care to ensure their health and comfort.

Please see our How do I become a Foot Health Professional page for more details or find out more about what is involved and what support we offer.

Is this a full time occupation?

That's up to you - after all you're the boss! The advantage of becoming a Foot Health Professional is that you can decide on what hours you do working around family commitments. So if you dislike early mornings or wish to work out of "office hours" you can.

Be your own boss! Our students come from across the world, at various stages in life and with a variety of backgrounds. One does not require any previous medical knowledge to be successful on our course; we have had receptionists, builders, and even professional beer tasters complete our Diploma and go on to create a successful business as a Foot Health Professional. One great advantage of becoming a Foot Health Professional is that you can decide on what hours you do, working around family and life commitments. So if you dislike early mornings, or wish to work out of "office hours" you can, as it is completely up to you!

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