Certificate in Nail Art & Design

Do you dream of creating stunning nail designs to wow clients and set you apart from the competition? The Certificate in Nail Art & Design provides you with the knowledge and skills to transform your love for nail art into a rewarding beauty career.
Course Provider
Australian Beauty School
(RTO 22557)
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Custom-Designed Beauty Kit Included

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Flexible Online Delivery

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Payment Plans from $30 to $35 Per Week

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Enjoy the flexibility of 12 months of course access with self-paced learning.
100% Online
Career Outcomes
  • Salon Nail Technician
  • Manicurist 
  • Health and Beauty Retail
  • Beauty Consultant
  • Mobile Manicurist
  • Salon Business Owner
  • Nail Technology Educator
Course Modules
  1. Unit 1 – Product, Tools and Equipment
  2. Unit 2 – Nail Preparation
  3. Unit 3 – Glitter and Sugaring
  4. Practical Assessment: Workspace Set Up & Glitter Application
  5. Unit 4 – Chrome
  6. Unit 5 – Flake and Foil
  7. Unit 6 – Stickers and Decal
  8. Unit 7 – Stamping
  9. Unit 8 – Ombré
  10. Practical Assessment: Portfolio #1
  11. Unit 9 – French Designs
  12. Unit 10 – Line Designs
  13. Unit 11 – Marbling
  14. Unit 12 – Flower Designs
  15. Unit 13 – Jewelery
  16. Practical Assessment: Portfolio #2
  17. Unit 14 – Aftercare
  18. Unit 15 – Nail Art Industry
  19. Final Practical Assessment: Live Model Nail Art Application
Course Fees Include
  • All required study materials and course notes.
  • A course tutor will help you every step of the way and answer any questions.
  • Receive a Certificate of Attaintment upon completion of the course, which you can display in your salon or add to your portfolio or resume.
  • Online 24/7 access to your course through the online learning portal allows you to study when it suits your schedule.
  • A custom-designed beauty kit will be delivered to your doorstep upon enrollment to help you complete your course and kickstart or further your career.
Payment Options

Upfront payment or flexible payment plan starting from $30 to $35 per week. Only Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents are eligible for payment plans.

Course Entry Requirements
  • Must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • Must have a computer and a reliable Internet connection. The course provider can supply one if you don't have a computer or tablet.
  • For students under 18, the course provider requires to speak with the parents regarding the enrollment process.
  • Must be aware that some disabilities may affect your ability to study online. Reach out to the course provider immediately to receive support.
Custom-Designed Beauty Kit Inclusions
  1. Primer – acid free
  2. Acetone
  3. Isopropyl
  4. Lint free squares
  5. Fine glitter- pink
  6. Thick glitter – mixed colours (9 colours)
  7. Hard gel clear – builder in a bottle
  8. Acrylic powder- clear
  9. Top coat- glossy
  10. Top coat – matte
  11. Base coat gel polish
  12. Chrome pigment powder gold
  13. Chrome pigment powder silver
  14. Gold Flake pot
  15. Foil sheet
  16. Foil transfer gel
  17. Decal- general design (1 sheet)
  18. Sticker – general design (1 sheet)
  19. Stamping polish – black
  20. Pigment pots – orange, yellow and white
  21. Diamantes – variety

Gel Polish Colours

  1. Nude
  2. Bright White
  3. Black
  4. Metallic gold

Gelm Paint Colours

  1. White
  2. Black
  3. Red
  4. Blue
  5. Yellow
  6. Gold
  7. Silver


  1. Practice finger and nails
  2. UV lamp


  1. 180 Buffing block
  2. 180-240 grit file
  3. Dusting brush / Nail brush
  4. Cuticle pusher- scoop
  5. Fan brush
  6. Palette
  7. Brushes pack – 6 different thickness
  8. Glitter fall out dish
  9. Tiny dotting tool- multiple sizes
  10. Silicone flat brush
  11. Soft brush for excess chrome
  12. Clear stamper
  13. Stamping plate
  14. Stamping Scraper
  15. Lint remover roller
  16. Finger sponges (ombre) – Puff pens
  17. Large acrylic brush (pigment)
  18. Crystal picker
  19. Nail cutters
  20. Cuticle clippers
Why study Nail Art & Design?

The Nail Art & Design course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the core Nail Art techniques and guide you through developing the skills and techniques in order to create a range of designs. Students will understand the tools, products and equipment needed to perform a range of nail art techniques.

A series of videos will demonstrate how to use the tools and products, provide a step-by-step guide on how to create popular designs and also how to troubleshoot common challenges that nail art technicians may face when using the techniques.

Upon completing this course, you will be provided with a Certificate of Attainment in Nail Art and Design, which will highlight your overall understanding of this service and the individual skills you have achieved competency in.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Australian Beauty School

Australian Beauty School was created to offer all students the support to begin building the career or business of their dreams. Every educational journey is unique which is why, as one of the most dynamic beauty therapy education providers in Australia, their commitment is to ensure you personally receive all the instruction and guidance you need to truly thrive. Their team has worked extensively in their fields, studied at senior levels, and came together to design online courses which are A) easy to follow and B) perfect for both beginners and intermediate learners. So whether you’re new to this industry or are already in the process of building your beauty empire, Australian Beauty School welcomes you to join their community and begin your journey.
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