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Turn your passion for nail art into a creative and lucrative career

Learn from our experienced and passionate educators about how to create acrylic and gel nails that will turn heads.

You will learn the art of manicures and pedicures. Your journey will include learning how to use an e-file like an expert and the creative application of nail art and advanced nail art techniques.

This course offers the minimum qualification required for people who are seeking to work as a nail technician. It will prepare you to provide services such as manicure and pedicures, acrylic and gel nail enhancements, filing and basic and advanced nail art.

In addition to the skills required to work within a nail services environment, you will learn skills to run a small business, including resourcing and marketing a small business.

Evenings: Two evenings per week, Monday and Tuesday, 6pm-9.30pm

Please note that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements, to continue your learning journey, this program will be delivered remotely where possible.

Participants will be required to engage with learning material online and via video conferencing software rather than attend classes. Refer to our COVID-19 Online Service Standards for details of minimum technical requirements and support available. While it is expected that the course duration will remain unchanged, it may be necessary to extend the completion date if circumstances change. Chisholm will be monitoring the situation closely and inform of any changes if the duration of a course is extended.

If you have any queries on a course delivery please contact our student information centre on 1300 244 746 or

Course code
On campus
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Part Time, 36 weeks.
Start dates
17 Feb 2020