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Whilst we pride ourselves on our hands-on training, we have had to adjust most of our courses for study from home and remote learning during the COVID-19 restrictions. This means courses will be delivered using a range of methods including online learning, virtual classrooms, workbooks and direct contact with your teacher.
Given the government restrictions that are now in place to reduce the spread of coronavirus in Australia, we expect this new model of study will continue until the government makes changes to these restrictions.
The Certificate III in Nail Technology offers a perfect introduction to the world of nails. This course covers a combination of practical skills and business-related training to help you become a skilled and confident nail technician.
You will learn manicure and pedicure services, including the application of acrylic and gel nails, use electric file equipment and learn some of the latest trends in advanced nail art.
At South West TAFE you will get essential hands-on practice in a real salon environment in our dynamic and vibrant Pure Academy salon. Students in this course have access to free workshops with our reputable industry partners.
You will learn to perform manicures, pedicures, nail art techniques and both acrylic and gel nail enhancements. Along with these practical skills you will also learn the vital communication and retail skills needed for a career as a nail technician.
This course leads to work in nail salons, beauty and hairdressing salons that offer nail services. Nail technicians may also be self employed and responsible for managing their own nail station.
The Certificate III in Nail Technology provides a pathway to further study at South West TAFE. Credits from the Certificate III in Nail Technology can be used towards Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy or the Diploma of Beauty Therapy. Related training in specialist areas includes Certificate III in Make-up and Certificate III in Beauty Services.
Students will undertake practical tasks and assessments whilst working on clients within the PURE Academy. Pure Academy has state of the art nail technician products and equipment and a steady clientele ensuring students are industry ready graduates.
Students maybe required to supply some models for assessment.
Why don’t you come along to our next course info session to find out everything you need to start your learning journey? You can chat with our teachers, tour our facilities, learn more about the course, find out about the application process and get your questions answered by our course experts.
This course is available via Direct Entry.
Direct Entry - apply directly to the Institute by speaking to the Course Coordinator. Details available from the Customer Service Centre.
Students enroling in this course must be 16 years of age or older and have completed year 10 or equivalent.
Students are required to obtain a police check prior to starting the course. The impact of any disclosures will be considered on a case by case basis.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|SHBBCCS001||Advise on beauty products and services||30||$0.00|
|SHBBNLS001||Provide manicure and pedicare services||50||$67.00|
|SHBBNLS002||Apply gel nail enhancements||35||$252.00|
|SHBBNLS003||Apply acrylic nail enhancements||40||$196.00|
|SHBBNLS004||Apply nail art||15||$26.00|
|SHBBNLS005||Use electric file equipment for nail services||30||$0.00|
|SHBBRES001||Research and apply beauty industry information||20||$0.00|
|SHBXCCS001||Conduct salon financial transactions||25||$0.00|
|SHBXCCS002||Provide salon services to clients||40||$0.00|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment||45||$0.00|
|SHBXWHS001||Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices||40||$0.00|
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|BSBSMB304||Determine resource requirements for the micro business||30||$0.00|
|HLTINFCOV001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures||25||$0.00|
|SHBBNLS006||Apply advanced nail art||15||$35.00|
|SHBXIND002||Communicate as part of a salon team||30||$0.00|
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.
Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suit your needs.
Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
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If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.
Here's an outline of fees and costs associated with your course.
Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements. Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :
There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances).
The fees listed below are indicative only. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future.
|Course fees by student type||Indicative Course Fee|
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)||$1,955.00|
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)||$3,255.00|
Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.
|Additional course fees||Indicative Course Fee|
|Course consumable/materials (approximate)||$683.40|
Your course may require you to purchase additional materials or books (eg uniform, stationery, textbooks). Some of these items are optional and some are mandatory, however, you are able to choose where to purchase these items from (including second hand).
You can download the booklist for this course here: HERE
Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
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