Course Description

Become an in-demand Nail Technician, and get the knowledge to start your own microbusiness with this online nail tech course.​

What you’ll learn

  • Designed to turn you into a professional Nail Technician, the Certificate III will train you to perform expert-level manicures and pedicures to which pamper clients, and deliver great looking results. 

  • This certificate will give you the skills to confidently and competently apply acrylic and gel enhancements.

  • You’ll gain the skills to setup and manage your own business and you’ll learn how to use social media to promote your business or nail designs.

Why study this course?

  • This online nail technician course offers the best of both worlds: the flexibility of online study, with the practical experience of 80 hours of work placement in a nail salon setting of your choosing, where you can put what you learn into practice.

  • Studying online with Open Colleges means you can fit learning around your life. There are no classrooms and no deadlines. You simply study when you want, at a pace that suits your life, and on any device that’s handy (smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer). 

  • As a student of the SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology course, you’ll receive a range of professional nail kits to use while you perfect your practical skills and get your career as a successful Nail Technician off the ground. 

    The kits include a manicure and pedicure kit (valued at $162), a nail art kit (valued at $44) and a gel and acrylic kit with UV lamp (valued at $631).

This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

Potential career outcomes

  • Nail Technician