Certificate III in Nail Technology

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who posses a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the personal services industry as a Nail Technician. .

Entry Requirements

Students will need to demonstrate the Learning, Literacy and Numeracy skills required for this course prior to course commencement.

Student Clinic

SCA operates a student run clinic day designed to enable students to gain valuable experience and skills for treating clients in an Hair Salon environment. SCA students are supervised by an Educator and perform treatments in which they have been deemed competent in. SCA’s Hair Clinic allows students to build the skills needed to find work placement and employment after their qualification.

Included in the Course

All Learning Resource material (ebook), SCA Uniform, Bag and Student ID Card.

Student Kits

SCA Students purchase their kits which include materials and equipment they require to perform treatments and services in class and outside class hours and within their work experience. The materials and equipment within your kits become the students property once purchased.

Course Name
Course Code
Starting Dates
Course Fee Options
Certificate III in Nail Technology
Full Time - 12 Weeks

2 Nights per week: 6pm-9pm

This course is delivered via face-to-face teching, demonstration, and practical application. Students experience a simulated workplace environment, with access to equipment, products and facilities reflecting industry practice.
18th July 2022, 31st January 2023
Option One - Fee For Service

Full Cost - $7,000.00

Deposit- $1,000.00

Payment Plan - Two (2) monthly payments of $3,000.00

Option Two - Smart and Skilled Funding

SCA offer funding options which are available for the Certificate III in Nail Technology subject to eligibility. Please visit the Smart and Skilled website for further information.

Course Units

Core Units

SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services

SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services

SHBBNLS002 Apply gel nail enhancements

SHBBNLS003 Apply acrylic nail enhancements

SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art

SHBBNLS005 Use electric file equipment for nail services

SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information

SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

SHBBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective Units

SHBBNLS006 Apply advanced nail art

BSBSMB304 Determine resource requirements for the micro business

SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards

SIMMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays

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