Advanced Manicuring 

*This program is available at the Mentor campus only.

Entrepreneur Magazine listed the nail business as being one of the fastest growing opportunities

The advanced manicure curriculum at Brown Aveda Institute is focused on the complete understanding of all nail esthetics as well as foot and hand care.

By using products that are pure and natural, you will learn how to beautify the natural nail.


Learn Advanced Manicuring at Brown Aveda Institute in Mentor, Ohio

Learn Advanced Manicuring at Brown Aveda Institute in Mentor, Ohio

Career Opportunities for Graduates

Advanced Manicure

  • salon manager
  • salon owner
  • nail technician
  • instructor

Advanced Manicuring Curriculum Overview

Brown Aveda Institute Curriculum is comprehensive and condenses a wealth of knowledge into the relatively few hours that the state requires for a basic education in managing manicuring and a manager’s advanced license. In this course, you will cover the following areas in 22 weeks, after which you will be well on your way to an exciting career.

Your advanced manicure training encompasses three types of learning:

  • Theoretical knowledge, the foundation of your education
  • Practical experience, the application of your knowledge
  • Professional business-building skills, vital for your success

What you'll learn

Clinic Practice

  • clinic set-up
  • sanitation
  • time management
  • daily goals


  • Aveda product systems
  • resin treatments
  • massage of hands and feet

    Personal/Career Development

    • Business of Being™
    • resume writing
    • interview process
    • responsibilities of employment
    • salary plans, benefits and insurance
    • client retention
    • retail strategies
    • merchandising
    • incentives
    • listening and communication
    • personal development
    • daily self motivation
    • nutrition
    • State and Federal tax


    • bacteriology infection control
    • safety and sanitation / sterilization
    • ingredient analysis
    • nail disease and disorders
    • AIDS and Hepatitis

    Sculptured Nails

    • tips
    • full sculpture
    • fabric wraps
    • nail art
    • airbrushing
    • gel nails

    Anatomy & Physiology

    • cells, tissue and organs
    • muscular system
    • nervous system
    • circulatory system

    Spa Services in Manicures and Pedicures

    • manicures
    • pedicures
    • natural nail manicures
    • hand and arm massage
    • foot and leg massage
    • reflexology

    Interested in enrolling in the Advanced Manicuring program? 

    Request information here.