SACE Certificate III IN Nail Technology (SHB30321)


During this program, participants will learn natural nails, gel and acrylics. The program will also cover advanced nail art, manicure and pedicure. This program can lead to job opportunities in salons as well as own business.

Participants will gain the skills and confidence needed to work in industry. Throughout the program students will work alongside industry professionals.

At the Academy students will work in our beauty salons as a simulated working environment. Students will be participating in a simulated salon environment to best enable students for the industry.

Students will be assessed by qualified industry professional trainers. These trainers will guide students through there learning to best equip them in the work force.

*RPL is assessed at enrolment and is calculated on each person’s previous experience and qualifications.

Salon Placement

To fulfil the requirements of the qualification, students are required to complete a variety of services in our Student Salon at the Academy. This needs to be on variety of clients to demonstrate and apply the practical skills and knowledge and complete the assessment requirements. Students will be able “Book In” to the students salon once confident to complete the assessment. This done at the each students own pace.

Course Intake


Month February

Thursdays (Catholic & Independent School Students Only)

Times 9.00am – 3.00pm 
Commences 09/02/2024


Month February

Mondays (available to all SACE Students)

Times 4.00pm – 8.30pm 
Commences 05/02/2024

Mode of Delivery

Face to Face with Salon Placement

Units of Competency

Core Units


SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBNLS007* Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBNLS009* Apply acrylic nail enhancements
SHBBNLS010* Apply nail art
SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail services
SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective Units

SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBNLS012* Apply advanced nail art
BSBESB304 Determine resource requirements for new business ventures
BSBESB404 Market new business ventures


Apply gel and dip powder nail enhancements


Applicants must be in at least Year 10 and currently enrolled in secondary school

Incidental Expenses 

$500.00 – Nail Kit

Total $500.00 


Course Fees

$3000.00 – Course Fee


Flexible payment options available through our finance partner for “study now pay later” option. Full course fee and Incidentals can be financed in manageable instalments. Contact us today for more information.

RPL Discounts apply for students who have previously qualifications  – Please enquire for pricing

*Weekly Payment plan available 

RTO Number: 2316