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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationMax 12 Months
    80 HR WP

Course Overview

This online course is a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Nail Technology

If you are passionate about nails and nail technology, the Certificate III in Nail Technology by Open Colleges is the perfect course for you.

The course will teach you everything you need to know to become a Nail Technician and potentially even start your own microbusiness.

Topics covered in this course include: Applying nail art, Gel and Acrylic nail enhancements, resource requirements for the micro business and many more. Please find a full list of subjects further below.

Please Note: There is a 80 hour work placement requirement for this course.

At the completion of this course, you will be provided a Certificate III in Nail Technology by Open Colleges Pty Ltd (RTO: 90796).

Enquire now to start your journey as a Nail Technician.

Job Outcomes

  • Nail Technician

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

No formal educational requirements.

  • Minimum age of 16
  • Year 10 level of English


Work Placement: 110 hours

SHBBNLS004 – Apply nail art
SHBBNLS001 – Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBINF001 – Maintain infection control standards
SHBXWHS001 – Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXIND001 – Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBBRES001 – Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS002 – Provide salon services to clients
SHBXCCS001 – Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBBNLS002 – Apply gel nail enhancements
SHBBCCS001 – Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBNLS003 – Apply acrylic nail enhancements
SHBBNLS005 – Use electric file equipment for nail services
BSBSMB304 – Determine resource requirements for the micro business
SHBBNLS006 – Apply advanced nail art
ICTWEB201 – Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement


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Fees for this course depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.

Always remember to enquire about any:

Government funding
Payment Plans

which may be available.

About the Institution

Open Colleges (RTO 90796) is an Australian education market leader with over 100 years of experience. Now an online learning market leader, Open Colleges has the tools and techniques to suit each individual.