Course Start Date
19 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Nail Technology equips you with another string in your beauty bow to become a nail technician. Learn to make people feel their polished best, express your creativity and use your skills in a beauty salon or start your own business.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theoretical and practical course work you will learn to:
- Provide manicures and pedicures
- Apply gel nails and acrylic nails
- Design and apply bespoke nail art
- Use electric file equipment for nail services
- Provide salon services to clients
- Apply safe hygiene and work, health and safety practices
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Sharpen the personal attributes that will help you get ahead in this creative career:
- Effective communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Professional integrity
- Creativity with high attention to detail
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised Certificate III qualification
- A strong foundation to start your own nail technician business
Career outcomes and job roles:
- Nail technician
- Nail technical or sales advisor
- Business owner/operator
- Franchise owner/operator
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your beauty career further:
- Certificate III in Make-Up
- Certificate III in Beauty Services
- Certificate IV Beauty Therapy
- Diploma of Beauty Therapy
- Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair Reduction
The beauty care industry is one of the fastest growing consumer markets in Australia and the number of Beauty Therapists is expected to grow very strongly with around 25,000 job openings over 5 years to 2023.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Wednesday, 9 December 2020||10.00am to 2.00pm||Kingscliff Campus, Building B, Ground Level, Room 36|
|Wednesday, 20 January 2021||1.00pm to 7.00pm||Kingscliff Campus, Building B, Ground Level, Room 36|
This is a full time course. You will need to attend approximately 19 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 14 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including online activities, private study, research and skills practice.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course is suited to a student who is interested in becoming a nail technician in a salon or in a home business. The units covered in this course are foundation salon/service/retail units, health and safety, lash and brow tinting, small business units and nail technology units such as nail art, use electric file, mani/pedi, gel nails and acrylic nails.
Students entering this course typically have good communication skills and like the personal service area. Students must be a caring person who:
- Loves working with people and helping them achieve their goals
- is patient and tactful
- loves making people feel and look good
- is good at practical tasks and has good hand-eye coordination
- is a team player and a hard worker"
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support
- Multicultural Student Support
- Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
- Additional Support Services
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday, 8.30am to 12.30pm (online), Tuesday 8.30am to 4.30pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
During the first class induction, a list of suggested supplies will be provided to each student, that include approximate prices and suppliers suitable to purchase from.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|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|
|SHBBFAS001||Provide lash and brow services|
|BSBSMB403||Market the small business|
|BSBSMB404||Undertake small business planning|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
Nail Technician, Specialist Nail Technician, Beauty Services
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
Cudgen Road, Kingscliff
Phone 131 601
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