TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Nail Technology - SHB30315

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

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.

Structure

  • 15 units: 11 core
  • 4 elective

Subjects

  • 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
Bankstown College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Gosford Campus No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
Grafton Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Granville College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Liverpool College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Meadowbank Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Mount Druitt College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Nepean College, Kingswood Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Newcastle Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Orange College, March Street Campus No
  • Full-time : 17 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Port Macquarie Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Sutherland College, Gymea Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Tamworth Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Taree Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wollongbar Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Bankstown College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study (total approximate costs $530-$580)- Equipment/tools of trade and personal protective equipment (PPE) at an approximate cost of $450 - $500. - A tunic is required to participate in practical classes at an approximate cost of $80.

Campuses: Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Equipment/tools of trade and personal protective equipment (PPE) which you will keep as your own to use in class. - A uniform to participate in practical classes. - Optional text: Professional Beauty Therapy. Total costs will be provided to you at the Information Session on Wednesday 8 December 2021 and Wednesday 19 January 2022 at Wentworth Falls Campus, Mitchell Street, Wentworth Falls.

Campuses: Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to purchase specialist equipment in order to develop your skills outside of scheduled class times prior to starting class. Detailed Student Equipment Lists will be provided at the orientation session or first day of class, along with suggested industry suppliers. The cost for specialist equipment for this course is approx. $600 which you will retain on completion of your training. Students are also required to wear closed in protective footwear and plain black pants or black skirt below the knee. You will need to purchase a uniform at $50 from TAFE NSW Beauty Section.

Campuses: Gosford Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to purchase specialist equipment in order to develop your skills outside of scheduled class times. Detailed Student Equipment Lists will be provided at the orientation session or first day of class, along with suggested industry suppliers.- The cost for specialist equipment for this course is approx. $700 which you will retain on completion of your training. - You will are be required to pay a vocational cost of $100 which will include basics and a uniform top.

Campuses: Grafton Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to purchase specialist equipment in order to develop your skills outside of scheduled class times prior to starting class. Detailed Student Equipment Lists will be provided at the orientation session or first day of class, along with suggested industry suppliers. The cost for specialist equipment for this course is approx. $600 which you will retain on completion of your training.Students are also required to wear closed in protective footwear and plain black pants or black skirt below the knee.You will need to purchase a uniform at $50 from TAFE NSW Beauty Section.

Campuses: Granville College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- You will be required to purchase equipment/tools of trade and personal protective equipment (PPE) at an approximate cost of $450 - $500. A tunic is required to participate in practical classes at an approximate cost of $80. Total approximate costs = $530-$580.

Campuses: Kingscliff Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:You will need to purchase specialist equipment in order to develop your skills outside of scheduled class times. Detailed Student Equipment Lists will be provided at the orientation session or first day of class, along with suggested industry suppliers. The cost for specialist equipment for this course is approx. $600 which you will retain on completion of your training. Students are also required to wear closed in protective footwear and plain black pants or black skirt below the knee. A uniform/tunic can be purchased at a cost of approx $50 to wear in the TAFE NSW simulated salon environment.

Campuses: Liverpool College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will be required to purchase equipment/tools of trade and personal protective equipment (PPE) at an approximate cost of $450 - $500. A tunic is required to participate in practical classes at an approximate cost of $80. Total approximate costs = $530-$580.

Campuses: Meadowbank Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Advanced Nail Tech kit, approx. $500 to complete your Nail Technology course and allow you to practice clients/friends as part of learning requirements outside of class hours. The kit becomes the property of the learner. All consumables and basic nail tools are provided for you.

Campuses: Mount Druitt College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Equipment/tools of trade and personal protective equipment (PPE) at an approximate cost of $450 - $500 to use for skills practice. - Non compulsory item: TAFE NSW Hair & Beauty T-shirt is recommended and can be purchased at an approximate cost of $20You must comply with Work Health & Safety requirements for classes, including wearing closed in protective footwear and clothing that is clean and professional for the industry.

Campuses: Nepean College, Kingswood Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Equipment/tools of trade and personal protective equipment (PPE) at an approximate cost of $450 - $500. - A tunic is required to participate in practical classes at an approximate cost of $80. Total approximate costs = $530-$580.

Campuses: Newcastle Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to purchase specialist equipment in order to develop your skills outside of your scheduled class times. A detailed student equipment list will be provided to you prior to course orientation and discussed on your first day of training, along with suggested industry suppliers. The cost of your specialist equipment required for practice of your nail enhancement skills is approximately $600, which you will retain on completion of your training. Students are also required to wear closed-in protective footwear, plain black pants and black polo shirt.

Campuses: Port Macquarie Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:- specialist equipment: $500.00 approx.- a uniform/tunic: $50.00 approx.- closed in protective footwear, plain black pants, or black skirt below the kneeThe specialist equipment is required to develop your skills outside of scheduled class times. A detailed student equipment list, will be provided at the orientation session/first day of class, along with suggested industry suppliers.The uniform/tunic, is to be worn in the simulated salon environment.

Campuses: Sutherland College, Gymea Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- A specialised nail kit approx. $350 and manicure tools from our industry suppliers. Incidental Expenses - All kits becomes the physical property of the student. All learning materials are supplied to the students, Students do have the option to purchase fuller kits direct from the manufacturers. TAFE NSW has the right and responsibility to make changes to course delivery, timetable and location only if it is in the best interests of all our students or if the advantages of the changes will outweigh any inconveniences (avoiding casual changes to the running of a course or its time, date, fees, or location)

Campuses: Tamworth Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Professional Nail Textbook- $83 (Optional) - Beauty Tunic - $45 Optional (If this is not purchased a similar uniform must be worn)- Acrylic and Gel kit - $330 (optional, if this is not purchased a similar kit of the same quality must be) All of the course related charges are payable on enrolment.

Campuses: Taree Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to purchase specialist equipment in order to develop your skills outside of scheduled class times. Detailed Student Equipment Lists will be provided at the orientation session or first day of class, along with suggested industry suppliers. The cost for specialist equipment for this course is approximately $350 - $550 which you will retain on completion of your training.Students are also required to wear closed in protective footwear and plain black pants or black skirt below the knee. A uniform/tunic can be purchased at a cost of approx $50 to wear in the TAFE NSW simulated salon environment.

Campuses: Ultimo College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Nail kit approx $500- Black top $35

Campuses: Wagga Wagga Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Uniform approximately: $115.00

Campuses: Wollongbar Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- The cost for specialist equipment for this course is approx. $600- A uniform/tunic can be purchased at a cost of approx $50 to wear in the TAFE NSW simulated salon environment.Students are also required to wear closed in protective footwear and plain black pants or black skirt below the knee.

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