Close

We'll find course providers near you.

Postcode:

Change
Your postcode
Enter

Resident:

Change
Are you an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand citizen, or eligible Visa holder?
Yes
No

Employed:

Change
Are you currently employed?

Nail Technician Courses

Nail Technicians perform manicures, pedicures, and light massage as well as apply acrylic and gel nails. They are skilled in painting nail art and may also embed gems and rhinestones into nail designs.

As a nail technician you could open your own nail salon or mobile nail clinic. You might also be employed at a beauty and hairdressing salon providing complimentary services. Nail technicians also sell retail products (nail varnishes, lotions, and takeaway treatments), process financial transactions, sanitise and maintain equipment.

View all Courses

Popular Nail Technician Courses

There are 3 courses available for people who want to become a Nail Technician.

SHB30115
More info
COURSE DETAILS
SHB30315
More info
COURSE DETAILS
SHB40115
More info
COURSE DETAILS

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Nail Technicians earn?

In Australia, a full time Nail Technician generally earns $1,058 per week ($55,000 annual salary). This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience can you expect a higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities Nail Technicians?

Opportunities for beauty therapists (including Nail Technicians) in Australia are expected to grow over the next 5 years. Nail Technicians often work in nail and beauty salons, day spas, resorts, hotels, and cruise ships.

Source: Seek Careers

How do I become a Nail Technician?

The best way to get started as a nail technician in Australia is by getting a Certificate III in Nail Technology. The qualification takes approximately 12 months and is completed on-campus so you graduate with real-world job skills.

Find a Course

We’ll find nearby campuses and check if you’re eligible for funding in your state.

View all Courses

Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within beauty therapy. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.