SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology


Certificate III in Nail Technology has been designed to reflect role of individuals who are competent in interacting with customers, providing manicure and pedicare services, applying acrylic or gel nail enhancement, using an electrical file and applying nail art.

Training is at the college in a salon setting, with a mix of practical work on clients, written work, workshops, and group discussion. Assessment includes theory work, demonstration of skills & participation in salon duties, written and or oral tests. All practical assessments will be required to be carried out on paying members of the public.



                     Open learners

                                Full time 9 months

                                Part time up to12 months depending on attendance days selected


Pre-requisite:     None

Offered to:       Open learners

                     Certificate 3 Guarantee Learners


Cost:             Open learners contact college

                    Funded under Certificate 3 Guarantee Follow link to see if you are eligible



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Successful completion of this program leads to exciting possibilities in the nail industry. Graduates can become self employed


15 units must be completed:
 11 core units
  4 elective units

Core Units
   SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services

   SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
  SHBBNLS002 Apply gel nail enhancements
  SHBBNLS003 Apply acrylic nail enhancements
  SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art
  SHBBNLS005 Use electric file equipment for nail services
  SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
  SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
  SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
  SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective Units 

   SHBBNLS006 Apply advanced nail art 
  SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services
  SIRRINV001 Receive and handle stock

   BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


This is a practical qualification with a lot of hands-on assessment and mandatory hours that learners must complete before obtaining a successful completion of this qualification. All skills assessments will be required to be carried out on paying members of the public.

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