Certificate in Nail Art & Design

Learn the Artistic Skills to Create Stunning Nail Art and 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.

Two close-up views of manicure processes: on the left, hands operate an electronic nail file on a client’s nails beside a device and gel pads; on the right, a color selection is made from a fan of nail polish samples, with various polish bottles nearby.
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Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Salon Nail Technician
  • Manicurist 
  • Health and Beauty Retail
  • Beauty Consultant
  • Mobile Manicurist
  • Salon Business Owner
  • Nail Technology Educator

Course Fees Include

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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

About The Course

Turn Your Passion for Nail Art and Design into a Lucrative and Well-Paying Career

Ever wanted to turn your passion for nail art into a flourishing career or business? Do you dream of creating stunning nail designs that will wow clients and set you apart from the competition? Here's an incredible opportunity you shouldn't miss! 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.

This online course will educate you about everything from the basics to advanced nail art application techniques. It starts with understanding nail types, nail preparation, and basic nail art application techniques. Then it takes you further into advanced nail art techniques, introducing you to nail art using striping tape, rhinestones, foil, chrome, and holographic effects. But that's not all—you'll also learn how to use a variety of nail art tools and materials to create intricate designs and eye-catching patterns​​. This course includes a nail starter kit so you can practise the skills and techniques as you go.

On completion of this course, you'll be fully equipped to start your career as a nail technician. You could work in a salon, apply for roles in beauty parlours, or even start your own nail art business. The creativity and the technical skills you'll gain from this course could open up endless promising opportunities for you in the beauty industry. So why wait? Begin your journey to become a successful nail art technician today.

Study from $30 to $35 Per Week

Want to study the Certificate in Nail Art & Design but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! This course comes with a super affordable payment plan option. Simply pay from $30 to $35 per week towards your course until the course is paid off and stress less.


"When I decided that I wanted to study I was quite hesitant and wasn’t too sure at first but from the first phone call till even now has been quite amazing.. the tutors are just absolutely great and really friendly and caring… The course is easy to follow assignments not too hard but still challenging… I would recommend them to anyone thinking about online study for sure." - Emma