Certificate III in Nail Technology


Brisbane Campus, Gold Coast Campus, Adelaide Campus

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Designed For The Next Generation Of Nail Technicians


Part-time, over 30 days, you will master the skills of acrylic nail application and gel nail enhancement, as well as learning the beautifully relaxing ancient art of manicure and pedicure treatments. Our SHB30321 Certificate III in Nail Technology is a nationally accredited course. You’ll also undertake a number of business units to help you on your way to establishing and marketing yourself as a nail technician with our Certificate III in Nail Technology.

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Become A Freelance Nail Technician

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World Leading Campuses

Our students have access to nothing but the best, including salon-inspired facilities, leading makeup products and brands (like Switch Funky and Artistic Nail Designs), and the industry’s newest technologies.

Student Kits

Included in the course cost, we will provide you with all the tools and equipment you need to complete our Certificate III in Nail Technology course and ensure you are set up and ready to begin your career as a successful freelance nail technician!

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Producing Beauty Entrepreneurs For Over 30

We are Australia’s most experienced education provider and continue to be at the forefront of developing new training curricula for the industry. A French qualification is the industry’s most prestigious stamp of approval.

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What you will learn

  • 10 weeks of acrylics
  • 2 weeks dip powder
  • 2 weeks of gel nail
  • 6 weeks of gel nail enhancement & nail art
  • 4 weeks of electric file & nail art
  • 5 weeks of business class
  • 5 weeks of manicure & pedicure
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Career Outcomes

  • Freelance Nail Technician
  • Nail Artist
  • Spa Manicurist and Pedicurist
  • Fashion, Editorial and Runway work
  • Film and Television work

Your Student Kit

You will receive
  • Acrylic product kit
  • Gel Putty Kit and LED Lamp
  • Gel bent forms, nail tools & brush
  • Natural and French Tips
  • Harbour bridge Nail files
  • Nail buffers
  • Cuticle nippers
  • Tips cutters
  • Glass dappen dish
  • Metal cuticle pusher
  • Brush on adhesive
  • Nail prep, primer & cleanser
  • Nail liquid
  • Nail polish
  • Nail powders
  • Nail clippers
  • Manicure files, Nail buffer, Pedicure nail file and Pedicure foot file
  • Cuticle & nail oil
  • Hand towel, bed sheet & sarong
  • Professional carry bag
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Study Mode And Delivery


  • Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast
  • 30 weeks
  • Face-to-face classes
  • 1 night per week, 5-9pm
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Course Fees & Overview

Your Investment In Your Future Starts Here

Course FeeCo-contribution Fee for Students Eligible for Certificate 3 GuaranteeCertificate 3 GuaranteeNationally AccreditedKit & Uniform
$4500Non-Concessional $1896 ($126.40/unit) Concessional $1028 ($68.53/unit)Yes (Queensland)YesIncluded

Queensland residents may be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee state funding program that provides eligible students with access to Government subsidy towards the course cost for certificate level courses

If you are not eligible for government funding, The French offer an interest free payment plan via PaySmart. Students who privately pay for their Certificate course must pay a deposit to secure their placement. Contact us to learn more about our other private payment options.

Admissions Criteria

The French Beauty Academy is committed to providing and promoting non-discriminatory and inclusive enrolment practices. All students enrolling in to the Certificate 3 – regardless of funding or payment option – are required to:

  • Provide a Driver’s Licence or other form of government issued identification; and
  • Pay a deposit to secure a place in the course;

If the applicant is under the age of 18 they must complete the Parental Terms and Conditions Agreement here

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