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

If you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our enrolment consultants during your enrolment conversation as you may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and may be able to complete your studies faster.

Potential career outcomes

  • Nail Technician