Certificate III in Nail Technology - SHB30315

Queensland School of Beauty Therapy Pty Ltd

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00663E

This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as nail technicians to provide manicure and pedicare services, including the application of nail art and acrylic and gel nail enhancements. These individuals possess a range of well-developed technical and customer service skills where discretion and judgement is required and are responsible for their own outputs. This includes client consultation on nail care products and services. Nail technicians may also be self-employed and responsible for managing their own nail station.Work is typically conducted in nail and beauty salons.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 15 units: 11 core
  • 4 elective


  • Manage small business finances
  • Conduct salon financial transactions
  • Apply acrylic nail enhancements
  • Market the small business
  • Undertake small business planning
  • Apply gel nail enhancements
  • Provide salon services to clients
  • Apply nail art
  • Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
  • Research and apply beauty industry information
  • Advise on beauty products and services
  • Determine resource requirements for the micro business
  • Apply advanced nail art
  • Monitor and manage small business operations
  • Provide manicure and pedicare services
  • Use electric file equipment for nail services
  • Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Toowong Domestic: $3,100
International: $3,100

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