Do you have a love of nail art, care, and maintenance? Are you ready to turn that love and passion into a career that is infused with the care that the Aveda brand represents? At The Institute of Beauty and Wellness, our manicuring program helps you develop your passion into mastering the art of manicuring and nail care to help you find success.


Our manicuring program goes deeper than just creating a fun design and a stellar nail. Our curriculum focuses on the care, maintenance and creation of amazing nails, in addition, we include training and focuses that are meant to help you build toward your success.

This 300-hour course can be completed in as little as approximately 15 weeks. This means that with hard work, passion, and dedication, you can reach your goals faster and take that next step to a vibrant career.

Even past your graduation, as a manicurist we’re there for you. We offer continuing education opportunities and additional certifications to all of students, helping them build the well-rounded future in the beauty industry that you have always wanted.

At The Institute of Beauty and Wellness we strive to support you through every step of your journey.



At The Institute of Beauty and Wellness we have taken the skills and education you want to build your future and created a curriculum to assist you in making that happen. Filled with Aveda rituals, you could gain the skills that the top salons and spas are looking for.

Many of the fundamentals you can learn as a student include:

  • Nail Care
  • Caring for the Skin
  • Healthy Nail Maintenance
  • Acrylic and Gel Nail Enhancement
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Nail Art and Design
  • Safety and Sanitation
  • Customer Skills
  • Business Marketing and Management
  • Living Aveda philosophies and techniques

We are dedicated to our students’ success and to keeping our curriculum and training in demand and relevant for today’s demanding beauty industry.

Thanks to the student spa clinic area, our students are able to hone their skills in an environment similar to what they will be working on after graduation. With access to Aveda brand products and professional quality tools, our students gain an education that focuses on mind, body, and spirit.


Make Your Dream a Reality

Program costs include student kit, iPad, and state board fees.  The Institute offers interest free payment plans,  scholarships, and provides students with resources on additional financial assistance options. Federal Financial Aid is not available for the Manicuring Program.

Financial Assistance options you may consider for the Manicuring Program:

  1. Interest Free Payment Plans provided by the Institute
  2. Scholarships
  3. Personal Bank Loan
  4. Workforce Investment and DVR
  5. Federal GI Bill

what our graduates are saying

“My life is always busy but that didn’t stop me from continuing my education. The Institute of Beauty and Wellness gave me the flexibility to continue working full time throughout my program while encouraging me to succeed. I can now say that I have my dream job!” –Brittany


An education, complete with the Aveda awareness of the complete customer service experience, and the training you need for a future in manicuring is waiting for you! With hard work, dedication and our program behind you, you can get there!


Theory: 131 hours
Practical: 169 hours
Total: 300 hours