Combination Advanced Esthetics & Advanced Manicurist Program

Skin-care nail-care students getting real experience working in Raphael's School of Beauty professional salon
Advanced Esthetics/Manicurist Combo students work with real clients in our professional, on-site salon

You Can Get the Skills to be a Professional Manicurist & Esthetician in 8 Months*

This is program is an excellent option for individuals interested in becoming well-rounded beauty professionals able to provide a wide range of both skin-care/esthetics and nail/manicuring services. Raphael’s School of Beauty has been open for over 50 years, providing us with the experience to help you become a talented beauty professional.

You Can Learn…

Esthetics Skills:

  • Facials
  • Body Polishes
  • Body Rubs
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Make-Up Application

Manicure Skills:

  • Manicuring/Pedicuring
  • Artificial Nail Application
  • Maintenance Nail Wrapping
  • Nail Tips
  • Polishing Nails


Classes run Tuesday – Saturday, with three potential schedules to choose from:

  • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Complete in 9 Months*
  • 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Complete in 8 Months*
  • 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Complete in 7 Months*

Classes start the fourth Tuesday of each month.

*All students are required to complete 16 hours of Saturday attendance each month.

Schedule availability is subject to change and may vary by campus.

Hands-On Training with Real Clients in our Student Salon

Esthetics and Nails are both hands-on fields, and at Raphael’s School of Beauty we believe that’s how they should be taught. As a Combination Advanced Esthetics/Advanced Manicurist student you’ll work with real clients in our professional, on-site student salon, providing a wide range of services under the guidance of a licensed instructor.

Kaitlin Smith, nail technicianSince passing my State Board Exams, I am now the owner of  Kaitlin’s Designer Nail Spa in Garrettsville, Ohio.  In addition to basic nail services, I also offer hundreds of original hand-painted designs.  I have been published multiple times in NAILS Magazine including being in the top 22 for their Annual Cover Contest with entries from Professionals around the world for both 2014 & 2015.  Some of my nails were showcased in Scott Publications “Just Steampunk!” 2011. You can also find me on Etsy, where I have sold finished hand painted artificial nails that have traveled all over the world!

Kaitlin Jeanette Smith, Advanced Manicurist Graduate, 2011

Practical Business Management Skills

Students are trained to deal with common management problems and issues. We focus on teaching good business techniques and practices as well as potential salon problems and how to deal with them.

In addition to being a skilled Esthetician and Manicurist, you can have the chance to develop the practical business savvy and management skills needed to build a promising career.

Work with Professional Product Lines

As a Raphael’s student you’ll have the chance to work with trained with many top salon quality product lines including CND. This way you are able to experience a wide range of products that you will use in your career.

Skin-Care & Nail Care Combo Kit

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Skin-Care and Nail Care Combo Kit

This is what you will receive when you enroll as a Combo student. The first day you will receive your Esthetician books, apron, nametag, and manikin. At 80 hours of attendance you will receive your Glo-Minerals mineral make-up kit.  At  200 hours of attendance, you will receive your iPad and access codes.  At 750 hours of attendance, you will then move into the Manicure portion of your course and receive your nail tech books and CND kits.

State Licensing

As a successful graduate of this program, you can feel fully-prepared to sit for the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology licensing exams to become a Licensed Advanced Manicurist as well as a Licensed Advanced Esthetician.

Is a Career in Skin & Nail Care Right For You? Are You Our #1? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Esthetics and Nail Care, and exploring whether becoming an Advanced Esthetician & Advanced Manicurist is right for you, click on this page to receive more information.

A helpful Raphael’s School of Beauty Admissions Representative is happy to answer any questions you have and help with everything from scheduling to financial aid.

For immediate questions, call 330-565-3666.

Gainful Employment – Combination Advanced Esthetician and Advanced Manicurist: Alliance / Boardman / Brunswick / North Olmsted / Niles / Willoughby

* Program length when completed in normal time.

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