Hair and Beauty

SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology

This course is the perfect opportunity to enhance your career in the beauty industry to learn new skills in nail technology or to take your existing skills to the next level to gain employment as a qualified Nail Technician. Your training will take place in the classroom and in a simulated professional salon environment.

Among other skills, you will learn to undertake manicures and pedicures, identify nail and skin disorders, advanced nail art, apply acrylic and gel enhancements which could help you gain employment as a nail technician. You’ll also learn how to research and apply beauty industry information, conduct salon financial transactions and comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment as well as how to apply safe hygiene, health and work practices and market a small business.

Location, dates and times

Campbell Street Campus

  • Next Intake:   February 2021
  • Duration:  Part-time – 2 days or 2 evenings per week over the full year
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Alanvale Campus

  • Next Intake:  February 2021
  • Duration:  Part-time – 2 days or 2 evenings per week over the full year
  • 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 our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Are there ‘other’ costs?

Yes, a kit, uniform and books:   $1,324

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.


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


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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