Nail Technology


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 8 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

10 week course

(model required week 1 – 7 -no model required week 8 – model required week 9 – 10)

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.


  • Nail Anatomy and disorders
  • Safety and Sanitisation
  • Product Knowledge – using the latest products for long lasting results
  • On trend styles for all events
  • Interacting with Customers
  • Manicure
  • Gel Polish
  • Gel Nails
  • On trend Nail art
  • Nail Stamping
  • Nail Foiling
  • Striping paints
  • Glitter Nails
  • Diamante Nails
  • Acrylics
  • Acrylic Sculptures and Acrylic Removal procedure
  • Permanent French Acrylic Nails
  • Acrylic Nails with tips
  • Acrylic dipping system

OPTIONAL EXTRA: Pedicure Class. Please discuss with your Trainer during class.

Course Cost: $1700.00 including kit
(No hidden costs)

Deposit of $500 (non refundable) is required to secure your place in class; the balance to be paid prior to commencement of the course or payment plans available.

Payment Plan options available

  • Full payment upfront using direct deposit or Paypal within 24 hours
  • A non-refundable deposit of $500.00 using direct deposit must be paid in order to guarantee your place on any of our courses and remainder of course to paid week 1 prior to class via direct deposit, eftpos or cash.
  • Payment Plan via Humm (Spread your payments out over 4 x fortnights or 8 x 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

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: Evening Class

Over 10 weeks
1 night per week
Monday nights 6pm – 9pm


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

Min 3 students required for class to proceed



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