Nail Technology

Certificate III

National Code: SHB30315

Course information

About the course

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 Placement
Students are required to complete a wide variety of practical applications on clients.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian traineeship pathway, including a school based traineeship.

Course study options

Offered on 6 campuses

TAFE to Uni Pathway
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  • Get credit for previous study and life experience

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Counselling and career services
Disability support services
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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.

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