Certificate iii in Nail Technology (SHB30321)


This qualification is required to work as a Nail Technician. 
Through the program Leaners will be guided by our industry trainers and will learn, manicure & pedicures, electric file equipment, PolyGel sculpted nails, Acrylics and get creative with loads of Nail Art and Enhancements. Work health and safety, social media and working in professionally within the industry are all included in the comprehensive program.
Learners will gain the skills, knowledge and confidence through practical learning in our student salon located onsite at the academy to prepare for the workplace. e-Learning  system is used to support all aspect of the program. 
 Job outcomes include working in a Salon Environment or Self Employment.

*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 each students own pace.

Course Intake

Flexible Learning Program


Study Mode : Blended – A combination of online and face to face classes.
All practical sessions and assessment will be conducted at the academy and theory to be completed online.
Homework hours: 5 hours a week 
Contact hours : 3 Hours a week, when practical blocks are conducted

Enrolments : rolling intake, can enrol at any time and get started with online learning.
May need to wait until next available practical block or new unit commencement. Please enquire for specific dates. 
Next Practical Block Commencing 15/11/2023

Mode of Delivery

Flexible Learning Program is designed to give students the flexibly to study at their own pace via a combination of online learning and face to face to training and Salon Practice.

Online learning includes:

Individual Video Calls, Live webinars weekly, Technique Videos, Resources, Guided 1 on1 Practical Sessions, online assessments, email and phone support.

Available at the Academy:  

Blocks of Training (Face to Face Classes), Drop In Sessions, Student Salon, 1 on 1 In person support.

What is Block Training ?  

Block Training is when you complete all theory and some practical aspects online via webinar’s, tutorials and e learning and individual video chats. Then you will then attend the academy to complete the practical aspects of the program in “Blocks” intensive practical sessions. 

The end date of the program is flexible depending on your individual needs. If you want to “Fast Track” or “Slow Down” the practical aspects of your course you can as this is what a Flexible Learning Program is all about. Making sure that you get the right skills and confidence that you need to be successful at the right pace for you. 

This means if you need more time to do your practical part of the program, you got it! Everything is super flexible including the length of your course payments.

Blocks of Training

To complete the qualification students are required to attend Blocks of Training. Before a Block can be completed, there is a minimum of online content required to be completed before the Blocks can commence.



Month July
Days Mondays 
Times 9:30am – 2:30am
Commences 22/07/2024

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


Maintain infection control standards


Apply advanced nail art


Determine resource requirements for new business ventures


Market new business ventures


Apply gel and dip powder nail enhancements


Applicants must have successfully completed Year 10, be at least 16 years of age and have basic computer competency.

Prior to enrolment all prospective participants are required to  attend a pre enrolment interview.

Incidental Expenses

$500.00 – Kit

Course Fees

$3725.00 – Course Fee

$1000.00 – Deposit

Payment Plans

Flexible Learning Program
Weekly Installments $85.15 per week 
Or ZeeFi available for full amount, including deposit, Incidentals and course fee for eligible students for a manageable weekly or fortnightly payment.


*please note if you complete your program sooner, the balance will need to be paid.
Due to COVID-19 we understand If you require more flexibility please discuss at interview

RTO Number: 2316

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 

To apply please complete application form and send with current resume to