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Certificate III in Nail Technology


Program Code: SHB30315 | CRICOS Code 096340G

Study Mode: Classroom Based | Salon Training


Are you passionate about polish? Do you change your polish to suit your mood? Do ragged cuticles spoil your day?
This qualification is all you need to be a master nail technician.

Learn the skills necessary to work in a salon or independently as your own boss

Course Overview

The Certificate III in Nail Technology is a nationally recognised qualification which will give you the skills & knowledge required to become a Nail technician or a Nail salon owner. This comprehensive course will give you lots of practical hands- on experience in our training salons working on real clients. The course covers extensive skills including Manicure & pedicure services, Acrylic and Gel nail enhancements and salon services.

Skills Covered

On completion, candidates will be competent to provide advanced nail services including;

  • Manicure and Pedicure
  • Acrylic Nails including rebalance
  • Gel Nails including rebalance
  • Use electric file
  • Apply Nail Art
  • Salon Training

Course Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Written and oral assessment
  • Demonstration/ Observation
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Workplace case studies


Units of competency

The SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology requires 15 units of competency

Unit Unit Description
SHBXCCS002 Provide service to clients
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicure services
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBNLS004 Apply Nail Art
SHBBNLS003 Apply acrylic nail enhancements
SHBBNLS005 Use electric file equipment for nail services
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
SHBBNLS002 Apply gel nail enhancements
SIBBNLS207A Apply advanced nail art
SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards


Credit Transfer and RPL offered

Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment

Requirements and Pathways

Entry Requirements
A satisfactory completion of a Language, Literacy & Numeracy test and the attendance at a pre-enrolment interview is required to identify the aptitude of the applicant for the course.



  • SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-Up


  • Nail Salon Owner
  • Nail technician
  • Consultant in Nail care products and services


Total Course Fee $7700.00

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