Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (RTO 5806)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
Join the creative beauty therapy industry with this Certificate III in Nail Technology (SHB30315) offered by AIAS. Delivered online or via blended delivery (online and on campus), this certificate program will take you through the fundamental skills and techniques you will need to offer a range of beauty treatments.
Alongside subjects like gel nails, nail art, manicures and pedicures, you will also gain experience in operating a salon, managing small business finances, marketing a salon and adhering to hygiene and safety practices. By studying this course, you will gain a well-rounded education to pursue a career in this lucrative industry.
You will be required to complete a minimum of 218 hours of mandatory work placement in order to gain essential hands-on experience. You can complete your placement at an AIAS student clinic, or in a suitable workplace environment. Placements are available at both AIAS Student Clinics
To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must meet the following entry requirements:
Have successfully completed Year 10 in Australia or equivalent; OR
Demonstrate that you have the capacity to successfully complete this course by achieving an Exit Level 3 score within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in reading and mathematics. This will be demonstrated through two short tests as a part of the enrolment process.
Areas of study
In this nail technology course, the subjects you may study include:
SHBXWHS001 - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBBNLS001 - Provide manicure and pedicure services
SHBBNLS002 - Apply gel nail enhancements
SHBBNLS03 - Apply acrylic nail enhancements
SHBBNLS005 - Use electric file equipment for nail services
SHBBCCS001 - Advise on beauty products and services
SHBXIND001 - Comply with organisational requirements in a personal services environment
SHBBRES001 - Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBNLS004 - Apply nail art
SHBXCCS001 - Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002 - Provide salon service to clients
SHBBNLS006 - Apply advanced nail art
BSBSMB403 - Market the small business
BSBSMB405 - Monitor and manage small business operations
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Nail Technology (SHB30315) from the Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (AIAS).
Whether you're just starting out in the industry, or a seasoned beauty professional looking to advance your skills and upgrade your qualification, this certificate will help you pursue a range of career paths.
Your skills and training will enable you to pursue employment in a beauty salon or nail studio, or even on board cruise ships, in international retreats and in day spas.
For those students looking to pursue further education, this course is also an ideal pathway into the Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115) course.
RTO 5806 The Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (AIAS) is a leading tertiary education provider specialising in vocational education. With a focus on career training, AIAS provides a broad range of courses in areas including natural medicine, beauty therapy, allied health and massage. AIAS offers its nationally recognised courses online/by correspondence so you can study at your own pace, where and when you want. If you prefer to learn on campus, you can do so at AIAS’s state-of-the-art campuses in Brisbane or Melbourne, or choose to study by a combination of on-campus and distance components. All AIAS courses are accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority and meet the requirements of the VET Quality Framework.
As an AIAS student you will be given access to the Basic Skill Key Builder, an approved online learning platform that creates individualised learning plans, houses interactive learning resources, and features tailored support tutorials.
AIAS is also dedicated to creating an inclusive, caring and flexible learning environment that’s responsive to your individual needs. Services include free counselling sessions, support services for students with disabilities, and classes for students looking to improve their reading, writing, English language and numeracy skills.
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