Certificate 3 Guarantee

The Certificate 3 Guarantee provides eligible students with access to Government subsidy towards the course cost for certificate level courses. The Certificate 3 Guarantee program is an initiative funded by the Queensland Government to assist students achieve their first post school qualification, improve job outcomes and career progression.


Prospective students must:

– be aged 15 years or older and no longer at school

– be a Queensland resident

– be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen; not hold, and not be enrolled in, a Certificate III or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.

– Please note the Certificate 3 Guarantee is eligible for your first Certificate 3 or higher level qualification only and participation in this program will exclude you from being eligible for the guarantee for any subsequent study.

Student Co-Contribution fees

While the Queensland Government provides a subsidy towards the qualification, students are expected to contribute to the cost of the qualification through a co-contribution fee detailed in the table below. 

SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology –  $4340 
Non-Concessional $1928 $128.53/unit
Concessional $1124 $74.93/unit


Concessional student status applies when:

(a) the student holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner or a dependant of a person who holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card and is named on the card

(b) the student provides the PQS with an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the student, their partner or the person of whom the student is a dependant is entitled to concessions under a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card

(c) the student is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander

(d) the student is a school student and is enrolled in a VETiS program (may include young people in detention)

(e) the student has a disability

(f) the student is an adult prisoner.

For More Information

View the Certificate 3 Guarantee Student Fact Sheet here
View the Certificate 3 Guarantee FAQs here
View The French Beauty Academy’s Fees and Refund Policy here
View The French Beauty Academy’s latest ASQA Audit Results here

For more information please contact [email protected] or phone (07) 5562 2567