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Certificate III in Nail Technology

Course Information

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  • Study Mode
    Face to Face
  • Course Duration
    56 Weeks


The Certificate III in Nail Technology will give you the skills and knowledge required to become a Nail technician or a Nail salon owner. This comprehensive course will give you lots of practical hands-on experience in our training salons working on real clients. The course covers extensive skills including Manicure and Pedicure services, Acrylic and Gel nail enhancements and salon services.

  • Manicure and pedicure
  • Acrylic nails including rebalance
  • Gel nails including rebalance
  • Use electric file
  • Apply advanced nail art
  • Salon training
  • Undertake small business planning
  • Apply safe work practices

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements for International students
International Students Entry requirements:
1. All students must be 18 years of age or over at the time of applying for admission at Accend Education Group.
2. Entry into this course requires IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent in line with DHA regulations. 
3. Entry into this course requires successful completion of an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent. However, selection is not based purely on academic performance. Relevant work experience, work samples and other documentation submitted will also be considered or mature age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements but with relevant work experience within their chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet the course requirements. A minimum of 5 years’ experience would normally be expected however each case will be reviewed individually with their relevant work experience evidence provided.
4.  Where applicable; (E.g. an applicant who has recently arrived in Australia and has completed their schooling in a language other than English) their literacy and numeracy will be screened prior to a student being enrolled into the course. 
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In SHB30321 - Certificate III in Nail Technology.

Students must complete, a total number of 15 Units consisting of

  • 11 core units 
  • 4 elective units

Students have access to a fully equipped salon services environment (simulated) for practical demonstration and observations of all appropriate units throughout the course. Practical tasks will be set for each student that relate to the course structure.

ACCEND has the Hair and Beauty services open to public, where students are able to maintain their skills required to successfully complete this qualification. An assortment of assessment methods structures this qualification including Practical Observation, Written Assessment, Project and observations while student is attending to an actual client in the salon. 

All practical demonstrations will be observed by an ACCEND Trainer/Assessor.

In meeting their obligations to train a trainee, our ACCEND will ensure that:

  • The student has access to the full range of settings/experiences required to develop competencies in all aspects of beauty services
  • The student has access to the full range of tools and equipment commonly used by workers employed in hair and beauty industry
  • The student will be instructed and supervised by a suitably qualified and experienced person.

Employment Outcomes / Pathways

This qualification has some credit towards the SHB Package and if a student wants to study further into the following qualifications:

  1. SHB30121- Certificate III in Beauty Services
  2. SHB40121 - Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
  3. SHB50121 - Diploma of Beauty Therapy

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    International Fees
    Tuition Fee 8,250.00
    Learning Resources, Materials & Kits 830.00
    Admission Fee 250.00
    Total Course Fee 9,330.00
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