Make your mark as a qualified technician in the booming nail technology industry. Commit to just 12 weeks of FREE part-time study and you’ll learn all the tips to make your clients’ nails shine.
Our students learn by doing, so you’ll get plenty of opportunities to develop and practice your new nail enhancement techniques and client consultation skills. You’ll learn how to prepare the nails, apply tips and gel, nail art and design, and how to perform hand and arm massages.
You'll also learn everything you need to know about products, the tools of the trade, health and safety, and nail conditions.
You’ll study this course both on-campus and online, with classes held in the evenings and weekends – making it easy to fit in with your life.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- Introduction to Nail Technology (Level 3)
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12 weeks part-time
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This training scheme will provide an opportunity for those interested in a career in the beauty industry to gain some initial nail technology skills without the need to commit to a full time course. It will also enable those currently working in the industry to gain some additional knowledge and skills and will enable businesses to up skill their current staff.
Topics you'll cover
- Health and safety for the manicurists / nail technologist
- Manicure techniques and skills to preform to a professional standard
- Theoretical knowledge of products, including manufacturers’ instructions, chemistry information, and ingredients
- Anatomy and physiology (structure and functions of nails) for manicurists
- Personal presentation – personal grooming, standards for the workplace
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Help with fees
Are you Eligible for Free Fees?
There are two ways you can take advantage of free fees. One is through Toi Ohomai’s range of free courses. These are separate to the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative so you don’t need to check your eligibility in relation to fees – simply apply in the normal way and we’ll take it from there.
The other is through the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative: If you’re starting tertiary study for the first time you might be eligible for a year’s worth of free fees. Find out more in our FAQ about the government’s fees free initiative.
Student Loans and Allowances
Course Entry Information
- Open entry.
English language requirements
Level 3 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
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- 12 weeks part-time