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Pursue a Creative Career in Manicuring

Do you always have immaculate nails? Are you someone who wants to push their creativity to another level? If you have a passion for creating stunning nail art, a future as a manicurist in Texas might be your dream career. Learn how to turn your hobby into a career full of potential with a manicuring education at William Edge Institute!

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Our mission is to help our manicurist students learn the skills needed to become a licensed manicurist and find a future career. Our manicure program is comprised of 600 clock hours and can be completed in as little as 5 months or at most 7.5 months. This could be the perfect option for you if you want to get started in the beauty industry fast.

If you’re looking for a more comprehensive education in hair, skincare, and nails, our cosmetology program may be a good fit for you.

Student doing nails under the supervision of licensed professionals

As part of the curriculum at William Edge Institute, you can expect to learn both the theory and practical skills needed to provide a variety of manicuring and pedicuring services. In addition to the required skills, William Edge Institute also offers complete training in sculptured nails, nail wraps, soft and hard gels, and nail art.

Here’s a general overview of everything covered in our program:

Orientation, Rules, Laws and Preparation: 15 hours

Equipment, Implements, and Supplies: 15 hours

Procedures (all manicure, pedicure and artificial nail services): 320 hours

Arm and Hands (anatomy, nail and skin diseases and disorders, etc.): 70 hours

Bacteriology, Sanitation and Safety: 100 hours

Professional Practices: 80 hours

Total Theory and Practical: 600 hours

Our class schedule is a full-time program at 30 hours per week. This makes it possible to pursue your future career sooner! It is also possible to work while going to school as our class schedule is only during the day. Classes are held:

Tuesday – Saturday
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

We start classes throughout the year. Contact our Admissions team to find out when our next class start date is to see when you can start your education in manicuring.

All student kits include Chromebook with IPS Touch Screen, Milady MindTap and Milady textbook, tools, and supplies required for in-class and student salon training. Our kit also includes professional products like a Gelish Starter Kit and a custom Tammy Taylor Acrylic Kit, so you can work with salon-quality products while you’re still learning.

Students must provide their own supplies to sit for the state exam or they can purchase products from the Institute. All products for use on clients are provided by the Institute.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. If the cost of beauty school is your concern, we offer multiple options to make paying for school possible! From federal grants to scholarships and in-house payment plans, we can help you afford beauty school.

Contact our Admissions team to learn more about the financial aid application process and to learn more about what you may qualify for.

As part of an education at William Edge Institute, we focus on preparing students to be ready for their future careers. You can get the support you need to work toward finding your future as a manicurist in Texas, as we offer many resources our students can take advantage of.

We have a job board in our school students can apply to, and students can be part of our extensive alumni network. As part of our curriculum, we also focus on resume preparation, setting up interviews, and more to make finding a career possible.

Take your new career to new heights by filling out our online application! We’ll get in touch with you as soon as we can to walk through when our classes start next and answer any questions you have about the rest of the admissions requirements.

See yourself as a William Edge Institute student! Schedule a tour to get an inside look of our school and get any questions you have about starting a beauty school education answered.

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Your Dream Career is only a click or call away. If you are passionate about beauty, reach out to our Admissions team today to take your first step towards a rewarding career as a professional career!

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William Edge Institute

651 N Business IH35, Suite 330 New Braunfels, Texas 78130