Hair and Beauty

SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology

Enhance your career with new skills in nail technology or take your existing proficiency to the next level.  Amongst other skills, you will learn to undertake manicures and pedicures, identify nail and skin disorders, and apply acrylic and gel enhancements. All of which may help you gain employment as a nail technician.

Nail services is a growing industry. Nail technicians can work in full-service beauty salons or specialised nail salons. After successfully completing the nail technology course, you will have the skills and knowledge to be able to apply for jobs in a salon, beauty clinic or health resort or to run your own small business.

Location, Dates and Times

Campbell Street Campus

  • Next Intake:  2019
  • Information Session:  Tuesday, 27 November 2018 – 6pm
    • Venue:  Hairdressing, Level 3, 75 Campbell Street, Hobart
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Alanvale Campus

  • Next Intake:  February 2019
  • Information Session:  Tuesday, 27 November 2018 – 6pm
    • Venue: C Block, Alanvale Campus, Alanvale Road, Newnham
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.  For further details please refer to

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Are there ‘other’ costs?

Yes, a kit, uniform and books: $1,295

The professional nail kit is from Artistic Nail Design, a leading Global supplier of quality nail products to the professional beauty industry.

Essential Requirements

There are no essential entry requirements for this course.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

Students should have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills, as well as good people skills.


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SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology.

Qualification Requirements

SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology requires successful completion of 15 units of competency, comprising of 11 core units and 4 elective units.


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