Certificate III In Nail Technology SHB30315

Course Information

  • Program Code SHB30315
  • Study Mode Classroom Based | Salon Training
  • Course Duration 52 weeks
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Course Overview

The Certificate III in Nail Technology is a nationally recognised qualification which will give you the skills & knowledge required to become a Nail technician or a Nail salon owner. This comprehensive course will give you lots of practical hands- on experience in our training salons working on real clients. The course covers extensive skills including Manicure & pedicure services, Acrylic and Gel nail enhancements and salon services.

Skills Covered

On completion, candidates will be competent to provide advanced nail services including;

  • Manicure and Pedicure
  • Acrylic Nails including rebalance
  • Gel Nails including rebalance
  • Use electric file
  • Apply Nail Art
  • Salon Training


Assessment methods may include:

  • Written and oral assessment
  • Demonstration/ Observation
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Workplace case studies

Units of competency

The SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology requires 15 units of competency

UnitUnit Description
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
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
SHBBNLS006 Apply advanced nail art
SHBBNLS005 Use electric file equipment for nail services
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

Entry Requirements

A satisfactory completion of a Language, Literacy & Numeracy test and the attendance at a
pre-enrolment interview is required to identify the aptitude of the applicant for the course.


  • SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
  • SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy


  • Nail Salon Owner
  • Nail technician
  • Consultant in Nail care products and services



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funding eligible

NAHB is an Approved Training Provider for Government-subsidised training in Victoria. Eligible candidates can access government funding towards the cost of their training.