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    Certificate in Nail Technology


    The only NZQA-Approved solely nail technology-based certificate in the South Island

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Certificate in Nail Technology


The only NZQA-Approved solely nail technology-based certificate in the South Island

Our comprehensive nail technology course teaches you how to become a nail technician. The nail technology course includes manicures, pedicures, acrylic false nails, gel false nails, overlays, nail wraps, nail tips, and more. The Certificate in Nail Technology is an NZQA-Approved course.

Quick Facts about the Certificate in Nail Technology Course

2018 Programme Fees
for the Certificate in Nail Technology Course


Domestic students

$3,438 NZD

International students

$7,210 NZD


Student loans available  ♦  Extra expenses apply  ♦  Fees finalised late in the year

More Facts
about the Certificate in Nail Technology Course


Level

4

Credits

45

Prospectus Code

PC3239

Duration

15 weeks

Attendance

Full-time

Inside class

20 hours per week

Outside class

10 hours per week

Students per class

8

Intakes

January and July

Approvals

NZQA-Approved

ITEC-Approved

Approved for student loans

What You’ll Learn in the Certificate in Nail Technology Course

Click on the component title to learn more.

Manicure and Pedicure

  • Care for fingernails and toenails
  • Massage the lower arms, hands, lower legs, and feet

Professional Conduct and Business Awareness

  • Learn professional conduct and ethics
  • Understand basic beauty therapy business aspects

Anatomy and Physiology for Manicurists

  • Learn structures and functions of arms and legs for manicure
  • Understand the structures and functions of skin for manicure
  • Understand the structures and functions of nails

Chemistry for Manicurists

  • Learn about basic chemistry
  • Know types and functions of different manicure products
  • Learn main manicure product ingredients

Nail Technology

  • Apply various false nail systems
  • Repair false nails
  • Create free-form false nails

Sciences for Nail Technicians

  • Learn false nail product chemistry
  • Identify damage from false nails
  • Learn main false nail product ingredients

Recognised Qualifications Available from the Certificate in Nail Technology Course

The National School of Aesthetics Qualifications

When you successfully complete your Certificate in Nail Technology course, you are eligible for the following qualifications:

  • Certificate in Nail Technology

Optional International Qualifications

You also can sit international examinations. These are extra expenses, and you may need to complete further study and work.

When you successfully complete the international examinations, you may be eligible for the following qualifications:

ITEC

  • ITEC Diploma in Nail Technology

Dates, Times, Costs, and More Details about the Certificate in Nail Technology Course

2018

January 2018


Starts

29 Jan 2018

Finishes

11 May 2018

Attendance

Monday to Friday

9AM – 1PM

Domestic Fees*

$3,438

International Fees*

$7,210

Classes

1


See Special Notes for more information.

July 2018


Starts

23 Jul 2018

Finishes

2 Nov 2018

Attendance

Monday to Friday

9AM – 1PM

Domestic Fees*

$3,438

International Fees*

$7,210

Classes

1


See Special Notes for more information.

Domestic students may be eligible for student loans and allowances.

There are no school holidays during the full time programme.

Special Notes about the Certificate in Nail Technology Course

  • All prices include 15% GST and are in New Zealand dollars.
  • See Application and Enrolment Dates for further information. To avoid disappointment, we highly suggest applying for your course as soon as the enrolment opens.
  • For this course, we require at least 8 students to be enrolled a week-and-a-half prior to the course starting date in order for it to proceed.
  • * Programme fees listed may be tentative only. We usually do not know definitive prices for the following year until funding is approved and other policies are released.
  • Domestic students: You must pay a $100 deposit when you enrol. You cannot pay the deposit by, or get it reimbursed, a student loan. This $100 goes towards your total fees.
  • International Students: Please see the International Students section.
    • International students must pay their entire course fee on enrolment.
  • The National School of Aesthetics reserves the right to alter or change details, prices, dates, et cetera, on the courses at the school.
  • This information was correct and accurate (and in some cases, forecasted) at the time of Web publication (09/17).
  • Extra expenses apply.
  • Payment plans are not available.
  • See The Physiotherapy Act Disclaimer for further information on the Physiotherapy Act and the National School of Aesthetics.

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