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SHB30321 Certificate III in Nail Technology

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SHB30321 Certificate III in Nail Technology

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· Local 

Course fee

· Full-Fee: $4,500


15 weeks

Delivery Mode

· 3 days per week face to face on campus + home study

Entry Requirements

· Year 10 School Certificate or equivalent or higher; or

· Pass the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test conducted at Perth College or Beauty Therapy.

Please note: 

· We do not currently offer this course under the WA Jobs and Skills Participation – Work Readiness program.


· SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

· Employment as a Nail Technician working in a nail and beauty salon or mobile or home based business.

Intake Dates

For course intake dates, click here.

Payment Options

· Full amount upfront; or

· $550 deposit, then instalments

Please note:

· The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees

This fun and creative nail course is for people wanting to work as Nail Technicians. You will learn how to provide manicure and pedicare services, including the application of nail art and acrylic and gel nail enhancements. You will also learn key competencies to help you start your own nail technician business.

This course has 15 units of competency, which includes 10 core units and 5 elective units. Learners must complete all 15 units to complete this course.


Core Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Name
SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBNLS007 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBNLS009 Apply acrylic nail enhancements
SHBBNLS010 Apply nail art
SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail services
SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices


Elective Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Name
SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBNLS012 Apply advanced nail art
BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans
SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms
SHBBBOS007 Apply cosmetic tanning products

Learners that successfully complete this course will be issued with an Australian Nationally Recognised qualification:

  • SHB30321 Certificate III in Nail Technology

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Why Choose Us?

We have over 30 years of Beauty training experience

Our courses are driven by industry

Our Trainers are experts in their field

Our graduates are highly regarded in industry

We are one of Australia’s longest running Registered Training Organisations (RTO Code: 0249)

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This course is Nationally Recognised in Australia and is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Want to know more?

Perth College of Beauty Therapy is one of Australia’s longest operating Registered Training Organisations (RTO Code: 0249). We focus on the student experience, ensuring to create a positive learning environment, conducive for learning. Our courses are driven by industry to make sure our graduates are job ready. These fundamentals, along with our expert Trainers and purpose built facilities have been the building blocks to our long term success.

Take the first step towards your new Career

and talk to one of our Course Admissions Officers today!

Phone: 08 9361 3111

Email: enquiries@perthcollege.com.au

339 Albany Highway, Victoria Park, WA 6100