Course Start Date
17 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!
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a full time, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 17 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 11.3 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 1 hour of additional study each week outside of class hours, including non-facilitated/undirected learning. This includes learning the student may undertake for revison of content, research and preparations of assessments. Unstructed learning for this qualification comprises of: online revisions, private study and assignment
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
The Certificate III Nail Technology will be predominantly for learners wanting to undertake study n Nail Technology. This is an ideal pre-employment course for learners who want to be an independant Nail Technician. Learners will range from youth to mature aged students.
The outcome of the Certificate III Nail Technology SHB30315 qualification is intended to reflect the role of individuals employed as a Nail Technician working as a sole trader or in a clinic/nail salon. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are competent in interacting with customers, providing a range of nail services which may include retail cosmetic counters, fashion and media sets, and beauty/nail clinics and studios.
Work would be undertaken in retail outlets and in the wider beauty industry.
Some participants may have completed a part qualification or skill set in Hairdressing or Beauty and/or completed on the job experience and this will permit them to be applicable for recognition of prior learning. The learners with auto credit/RPL will then only be required to attend the face to face sessions of the units they are required to complete to gain the Diploma qualification. Some study may be undertaken by these learners off campus or self-directed. Allowance is made for the needs of particular groups (e.g. people with disabilities, and people who may have literacy or numeracy difficulties, such as speakers of languages other than English. Work is typically as a nail technician, nail artist self employed, beauty salons, waxing clinics, brow bars, nails salons and some hairdressing salons where these services are offered.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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 Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30am to 4:00pm. 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?
You will be required to purchase an advanced Nail Tech kit approx $500 to complete your Nail Technology course and allow you to practise clients/friends as part of learning requirements outside of class hours. The kit becomes the property of the learner. All consumables and basic nail tools are provided for you.
You will also be required to purchase a tshirt $35.
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|
|SHBBNLS003||Apply acrylic nail enhancements|
|SHBBNLS002||Apply gel nail enhancements|
|SHBBNLS004||Apply nail art|
|SHBXWHS001||Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
|SHBXCCS001||Conduct salon financial transactions|
|SHBBNLS001||Provide manicure and pedicare services|
|SHBXCCS002||Provide salon services to clients|
|SHBBRES001||Research and apply beauty industry information|
|SHBBNLS005||Use electric file equipment for nail services|
|SHBBNLS006||Apply advanced nail art|
|BSBSMB403||Market the small business|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|BSBSMB404||Undertake small business planning|
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.
Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601
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