Nail Technology Fundamentals Pro


Melbourne Nail Courses

At the Tamarua Beauty Academy we are passionate and confident that you will complete your course with all the knowledge, understanding and skills that you will need to progress your career to the next step.

All trainers have completed their Training and Assessment Certificate. They are highly qualified with years of experience teaching at Colleges / TAFE’s, editorial spreads and have worked for prestigious companies and won major industry awards.

All trainers work within the beauty industry and are well sought after.

All classes will have an intimate classroom experience of no more than 9 students per class, to ensure the greatest experience possible. Competitively priced Nail kits that contain an excellent selection of products is included in course price.

A Certificate of attainment is gained on the successful completion of this course. This certificate will give you the skills to confidently and competently apply manicure, acrylic gel enhancements and gel polish. All students will receive 10% off selected products throughout course.

Especially designed for hairdressers, beauticians and makeup artists who want to expand their range of expertise.

Students must be 16 years of age or over at the starting date of the course.

Course Information


Nail Technology Fundamentals Pro

12 week course – 
(model required each week)

Class runs one night per week for 3 hours

Become an in-demand Nail Technician, and get the knowledge to start your own business. You will be trained by an award winning Nail technician as per the course outline below:

Week 1: Welcome & Introductions, Student Training Kit, Manicures & Gel Polish application

Week 2: Introduction to Acrylic Nails

Week 3: Nail Shaping

Week 4: Permanent French Acrylic Nails

Week 5: Acrylic Sculptures & Acrylic removal procedure

Week 6: Acrylic Refill

Week 7: Gel Nail Enhancements

Week 8: Nail Art

Week 9: Acrylic Dipping System (SNS) – Student will need to purchase their own dipping system prior to this class OR SNS kit available for purchase at the TBA for $100.

Week 10: Drill Techniques and Encapsulated nails (students must bring their own drill to class. If you don’t have a drill, you will have the option to use a nail file)

Week 11: Drill Techniques and Trending nails

Week 12: Assessment


Course Cost: $2600 including student training kit
(No hidden costs)

A deposit of $500 (non refundable) is required to secure your place in this course; the balance to be paid prior to commencement of the course, or payment options available.

Payment Options Available:

  • FULL PAYMENT: Full payment upfront using direct deposit or PayPal within 12 hours.
  • DEPOSIT, THEN PAY IN FULL: A non-refundable deposit of $500.00 using direct deposit must be paid to secure your place in this course.
    Please Note: If choosing this option, you will see the full course fee displayed when booking in. After you’ve booked, your requirement at this point, within 12 hours, is to make a direct deposit of $500. The remainder of the course fee can be paid in full prior to week 1 OR a Payment Plan directly with the Tamarua Beauty Academy will take effect under a signed contract in week 1.
    Payment can be made via direct deposit, cash or eftpos/credit card (a 1.9% surcharge fee will be added when paying with card).
  • HUMM: Payment Plan via Humm (spread your payments out over  weeks). No interest and no extra fees.


    Included in course:

    As a student of the TBA you’ll receive a professional nail kit to use while you perfect your practical skills and get your career as a successful Nail Technician off the ground.

    We’ve partnered with some of the beauty industry’s biggest and most reputable companies, to ensure the tools and equipment you receive are professionally tried and tested and of the highest quality.

    • Students must bring kit to each class
    • All other equipment supplied in class
    • Includes class Manual

    Practice Hand to be supplied by student, OR the Brittany silicone hand (non posable on a stand) can be purchased at the TBA. The Brittany silicone hand has a relaxed pose, right handed with 5 fingers. Slide on nails tips, universal full well tips are recommended. Thumb size 1, Index size 5, Middle size 4, Ring size 5, Pinkie size 7.  Price- $160

    Work Experience

    Our industry professionals will prepare you for real world situations.

    You will complete 9 practical sessions. These sessions also act as your work experience days and will save you having to find salon work experience.


    No Prerequisites. Students will gain skills and techniques and become equipped to begin a career in Nail technology. Students must be 16 years of age or over at the starting date of the course.

    Course Duration:  

    Over 12 weeks
    One night per week
    from 6pm – 9pm  


    Course Location: 36 Aylesbury Drive, Altona, 3018, Victoria (Building 8)

    Min 3 students required for class to proceed.



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