SHB30321

Certificate III in Nail Technology

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Certificate III in Nail Technology

Get qualified as a nail technician and learn how to deliver high quality, specialised nail services to your clients.

Offered online by Open Colleges, this SHB30321 Certificate III in Nail Technology course is ideal for anyone wanting to formalise their knowledge and skills in nail technology or those with no experience who want to kick-start their career. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a beginner in the industry, this course will help you excel! Covering everything from nail and pedicure services to safe hygiene practices and business acumen, this online course will give you a thorough education designed for real-world application.

This course also contains 250 hours of practical work placement which will ensure that you can put your skills to a real-world test, and that you will have the practical experience you need to hit the ground running in your role in any nail salon in Australia.

PLEASE NOTE - Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding. Please check eligibility requirements before beginning an enrolment with Open Colleges

SHB30321 Open Colleges Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate III
  • Study mode:
    Online
    Workplace
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Maximum 12 months
  • Start date:
  • Awarded by:
    Open Colleges (RTO: 90796)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Nail Technician | Salon Manager or Owner | Nail Artist |

Course Rundown

Get qualified as a nail technician and learn how to deliver high quality, specialised nail services to your clients.

Offered online by Open Colleges, this SHB30321 Certificate III in Nail Technology course is ideal for anyone wanting to formalise their knowledge and skills in nail technology or those with no experience who want to kick-start their career. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a beginner in the industry, this course will help you excel! Covering everything from nail and pedicure services to safe hygiene practices and business acumen, this online course will give you a thorough education designed for real-world application.

This course also contains 250 hours of practical work placement which will ensure that you can put your skills to a real-world test, and that you will have the practical experience you need to hit the ground running in your role in any nail salon in Australia.

PLEASE NOTE – Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding. Please check eligibility requirements before beginning an enrolment with Open Colleges

Eligibility

There are no formal educational requirements for this course.

Minimum age:

  • You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

English proficiency:

  • Entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level; or
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills that ensure the ability to read and comprehend technical terms and communicate effectively through email. These skills are equivalent to those that would be required to successfully complete Year 10 or ACSF Level 2.

Computing:

  • You will need access to a reliable computer and an internet connections, as well as basic computer skills

Physical requirements:

  • Some treatments require the learner to be able to physically massage the client during a treatment;
  • Able to sit for long periods of time to complete the treatments;
  • Maintain posture to minimise fatigue and risk of injury during treatment.

 

In this nail technology course, the units of competency you may study include:

  • SHBBRES003 - Research and apply beauty industry information
  • SHBXWHS003 - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
  • SHBBINF002 - Maintain infection control standards
  • SHBBNLS011 - Use electric file equipment for nail services
  • SHBBNLS007 - Provide manicure and pedicare services
  • SHBBNLS008 - Apply gel and dip powder nail enhancements
  • SHBBNLS009 - Apply acrylic nail enhancements
  • SHBBNLS010 - Apply nail art
  • SHBXIND003 - Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  • SHBXCCS007 - Conduct salon financial transactions
  • SHBXCCS008 - Provide salon services to clients
  • SHBBCCS005 - Advise on beauty products and services
  • SHBBNLS012 - Apply advanced nail art
  • BSBESB304 - Determine resource requirements for new business ventures
  • ICTWEB306 - Develop web presence using social media
  • Practical Work Placement

Open Colleges has been helping Australians realise their potential for over 125 years, and they're now one of Australia's leaders in online education. In the last decade alone, they've helped over 450,000 students gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers. When you study with OC, you’ll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification that’ll help you find work across Australia. Their nationally recognised courses are designed by vocational experts, and you’ll learn job-ready skills from industry specialists. Online learning is all about flexibility, so they’ve designed their learning platform to be as flexible as possible. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can access it anytime you want. It’s designed to work around your lifestyle, not the other way around, so you can easily fit your study in with your other commitments.

The common misconception is that studying online means that you’re studying alone, but at Open Colleges, they take great pride in the superior support provided to their students. They make it easy for you to get support when you need it with their student support team available Monday to Friday via email, phone and Live Chat and on the weekends, via Live Chat (when available). They’re here, in tandem with trainers and assessors, to make sure you’re supported the whole way through your course, from the time you enrol right through to your graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited SHB30321 Certificate III in Nail Technology.

With the knowledge you gain through the course content, combined with the practical experience you’ll build through your placement, you’ll have a well-rounded education to pursue a career as a nail technician.

Curious about where a career in nail technician could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Open Colleges offers several flexible payment models to suit your lifestyle and preferences:

Pay in Full

  • Pay up-front and receive a 10% discount

Pay 50% & Payment Plan Combo

  • Pay 50% up-front and remainder through a payment plan

Payment Plan

  • Pay in weekly or fortnightly instalments.
  • All Open Colleges payment plans are interest free.

BPAY available

Enquire now for more details and course costs.

PLEASE NOTE - Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding.