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Course Number: SHB30315-01V01
Do you have a steady hand and creative flair? Do you also enjoy interacting with other people? Our Certificate III in Nail Technology could be the course for you. This course will equip you with the technical skills and practical experience that will allow you to provide quality services as a nail technician. You will learn to apply gel and acrylic nail enhancements, create nail art, use electric filing equipment, provide manicure and pedicure services, as well as a variety of other nail technology techniques.When you graduate, would you like to have a competitive advantage when it comes to securing work in the industry? At North Coast TAFE, all course facilitators are highly skilled professionals, currently working in the industry. They have strong industry connections and regularly consult with industry; ensuring you receive the most up-to-date industry skills and knowledge. Our Certificate III in Nail Technology focuses on developing practical skills, meaning our students are job-ready on completion of this course.Work PlacementStudents are required to complete a wide variety of practical applications on clients.
Offered on 9 campuses
Prior to enrolment, an interview may be required to determine learner suitability.North Coast TAFE wants you to know that while this qualification has no formal entry requirements, we do want you to succeed, so we are providing information about the skills and knowledge that would help you complete this qualification. You do need to have, or be able to attain, a level of literacy and numeracy that will help you complete your course and ultimately to work in your chosen field. Students who complete this qualification level will have developed a range of technical and communication skills that will enable them to complete mostly routine tasks and interpret and act on information available to them. They will provide solutions to predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems and in a work setting may take some responsibility for the work of others.North Coast TAFE can provide support for reading, writing, maths and English Language. If you would like to know more about our support options please contact us.
This qualification can lead you to study in the Diploma of Beauty Therapy, Diploma of Salon Management or further study in specialist areas.
Professional nail technician who can be self-employed, working as part of a hair salon or beauty salon team.
A TAFE NSW Certificate IV or Diploma could give you up 6 to 12 months advanced standing in a university degree and some Advanced Diplomas offer even more credit.
Choosing a TAFE to University Pathway at North Coast TAFE is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
More information can be found on our TAFE 2 uni page on our website.
Why study something again if you already have the skills and knowledge? Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is about helping you get your qualification faster and getting you to where you want to be!
Working with one of our RPL assessors we’ll review your life and work experiences as well as any previous study you may have done to confirm just what we can match up with your current course of study.
Note: Some short, licensing or compliance courses, eg Food Safety for Supervisors or First Aid are not granted RPL as demonstrated competency is required by regulatory authorities.
Find out more about RPL at North Coast TAFE
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North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.
Your government subsidised fee, and your eligibility for concessions, exemptions and scholarships, are all calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
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