Roberts' School of Cosmetology

Manicuring Curriculum




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Cosmetology (Hairstyling)

Manicuring (sculpture nail)

Esthetic (skin Care makeup)

The curriculum for students enrolled in a manicurist course consists of 525 hours. Students shall be permitted to render clinical services after completing the first 140 hours.


THEORY- 140 Hours

·           Personal hygiene, professional ethics and customer relations

·         Sanitation and sterilization, public health and safety, infection control and bacteriology

·         AIDS, HIV, and other communicable diseases

·         EPA. OSHA, other government standards; bloodspill procedure

·         Physiology and anatomy, including that of the hands, arms, feet and legs

·         The art of massage and massage techniques, introduction to reflexology

·         Nail composition and structure, nail disorders and nail disedases

·         Chemistry, including product knowledge, composition, usage, safety and hazardous materials;

·         Methods and procedures and implements, including their usage and safety;

·         Salon Business

·         Salon development and business operations

·         Client consultations

·         Business development

·         Marketing, advertising and retailing

·         Career/business planning, including preparation for interviews, resume writing, and goal setting.

·         Georgia State Board of Cosmetology laws, rules and regulations, copies of which shall be provided to students


MANICURE with hand and forearm massage (basic, hot oil, and various spa manicures - 70 hours


PEDICURES with foot and leg massaged (basic and various spa pedicures)  - 60 hours/60 applications


NAIL SCULPTURING - 90 hours/30 applications


ARTIFICIAL top application with overlay – 60 hours/20 applications


NAIL WRAPPING (silk, linen, etc on natural nails only) - 20 hours/20 applications




FILL-IN applications - 30 hours/30 applications

ARTIFICIAL nail removal/nail repair - 10 hours/20 applications

PROFESSIONAL nail drill usage with professional drill designed for fingernails only- 5 credit hours/10 applications


NAIL ART techniques – 10 hours/10 applications


AIRBRUSH nail art – 5 hours/5 applications


PARAFFIN treatments on hands and feet – 5 hours/10 applications

2415 Fairburn RD., SW

Atlanta, GA 30331

(404) 344-6875