Training4Feet

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Become a Foot Health Professional

Training4Feet is part of the The SMAE Institute which has been training individuals in Foot Care excellence for over 99 years, with our qualified practitioners successfully setting up their own practice/clinic in the private foot care field. We are the only establishment to run a University Credit Rated Foot Health Course in the UK, which is Credit Rated by Queen Margaret University. Our students come from all walks of life and as we have no age barriers, you can study with us whether you are 18 or 65. Our courses are written to allow access to a broad range of people with different life experiences and academic backgrounds, and many join us following personal recommendation.

Today, a Foot Health Professional keeps people’s feet healthy and gives advice on day-to-day foot care to ensure they are well kept into old age. As people are living longer today, more care is required to keep feet healthy and comfortable.

There are two elements to our FHP course, Theory & Clinical Training.  The Theory course consists of 12 modules and, once completed, this is followed by two weeks of Clinical Training. For more information please click here.

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About The Course

Please watch our short video, which will give you an insight to our Foot Health Professional Diploma course.

Why Choose The SMAE Institute?

The SMAE Institute is the original Foot Health Institute (established in 1919) and is creating new careers every day by training Foot Health Professionals.

We run the only University Credit Rated Foot Health Course in the UK, which is Credit Rated by Queen Margaret University. We offer unbeatable support to our students when studying with us, who have access to our dedicated Tutor Chat 7 days a week (including bank holidays) to discuss any queries they have with their studies.

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Proud Past, Exciting Future

Over the last 99 years, The SMAE Institute has continued to expand and evolve, benefitting both our students and members, and we don’t intend to stop!

Most recently, our second brand new, state-of-the-art Clinic and Lecture Theatre was finished, and we announced our exciting collaboration with Queen Margaret University which has seen the implementation of the "Diploma in Higher Education (Podiatry Assistant) course. Our Students qualifying as FHP's are eligable to study this new course, should they wish. More details of this can be found in our Prospectus....

More exciting projects are planned... so watch this space!

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Your Success is Our Success

"Great course and really pleased I chose the SMAE Institute! Really pleased with the quality of the books we were sent to study from, and the speed at which everything arrived!"
J. Phillips

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Save money online & instore with an NUS Extra Card!

Working in Partnership with NUS (National Union of Students) means all of our students are eligible for an NUS extra card, saving you money in some of the UK’s biggest high street shops.

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