Acrylic, Gel and Dip Powder Nail Enhancements Short course


18 weeks


2024 Dates:

Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 27 November 

Time: 9.00 am to 3.30 pm

Please refer to our dates tab on our website or 'Register your Interest' to be notified of more upcoming dates as they are published. 

Please note no classes during school holidays

What You Learn

Skills and techniques to design and complete acrylic and gel nail enhancements including french tips, backfills, coloured gels, overlays, refills and removals.


What You Get

Gel and Acrylic kits included.

The skills and techniques to design and complete acrylic, gel and dip powder nail enhancements.

You’ll also receive credit and certification for the following units from SHB30321 - Certificate III in Nail Technology

SHBBNLS011 -Use electric file equipment for nail services

SHBBNLS009 - Apply acrylic nail enhancements

SHBBNLS008 - Apply gel  and dip power nail enchancements

Materials to Bring

Pen and Notepaper

Please note: students MUST bring models.

Dress Code



Places Remaining
Date 17 Jul 09:00 AM to 27 Nov 03:30 PM
South West TAFE - Warrnambool Campus, 197/202 Timor St, Warrnambool VIC 3280, Australia
Places Remaining



Nail enhancements in UV gel and acrylic

This course covers the skills and techniques to design and complete acrylic and gel nail enhancements including French tips, backfills, coloured gels, overlays, refills and removals. Students MUST supply models as requested. This is an accredited course - 2 units


  • Prepare clients

  • Remove artificial gel nails

  • Apply or refill artificial gel nails

  • Review treatment and provide post-treatment advice

  • Prepare for an acrylic nail enhancement service

  • Remove artificial nails

  • Apply or refill artificial nails

  • Review treatment and provide post-treatment advice

Accreditation details to be advised.

Apply & Enrol

Application and Entry Requirements

You can apply for this course via Direct Entry.

Direct Entry - apply directly to the Institute by speaking to the Course Coordinator. More details can be found at the Customer Service Centre.

Enrolment Process

You’ll only be able to start the enrolment process once the selection and eligibility criteria are finalised.

Prior to enrolling, you must get an Enrolment Form, available from the Course Coordinator, and you must get it signed by the Course Coordinator. Once the Course Coordinator has signed the Enrolment Form, you’ll have to take this with:

  • Evidence of eligibility documentation*,

  • Payment, and

  • Any concession card (not valid for Diploma and Advanced Diploma level courses)

to the Customer Service Centre at any of our campuses.

Please contact the Customer Service Centre with any questions regarding the enrolment process.

*Click here for detailed information.

You’ll Need A Unique Student Identifier

To study any nationally recognised training in Australia, you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Your USI links to an online account that contains your training records and all results for any training you’ve completed after 1 January 2015.

With a USI you’ll always have easy access to your training records and results – this will simplify applying for jobs or enrolling in further study.

You must have a USI when you enrol – especially if you want to use VET Fee Help to defer your fees.

You can apply for a USI online or get more information at

You will also need photographic proof of identification (which includes your date of birth).

Further Information or To Enrol

Please contact the Hairdressing Department on 1300 648 911 or email

Fees & Charges



Victorian Training Guarantee

The Victorian Training Guarantee makes TAFE training more accessible to people who do not have a post-school qualification or who want to gain a higher level qualification than they already have. It provides funding to support the training of every eligible person seeking to undertake accredited training at South West TAFE.

Your eligibility to access the Victorian Training Guarantee will depend on your individual circumstances such as citizenship, age and prior educational history.

You can speak with a Customer Service Officer on 1300 648 911 to determine your eligibility for each course.

Fees and Charges

Every course has applicable fees and charges. These are generally a combination of a Tuition Fee, General Service Fee and Course Consumable and/or Resource fees.

For general information regarding fees and charges, you can go to our website, contact our Customer Service Centre on 1300 648 911 or email us.


If, for any reason, you have to cancel, you may in some circumstances be entitled to a full or partial refund.

For details about our Refunds Policy please call 1300 648 911 or visit

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • A Course Advisor to help decide which course is right for you

  • A Disability Support Team and Koorie Education Officer

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways & campus tours

  • Our library, for study support and access to computers outside the classrooms

  • Student learning support including literacy and numeracy, please ring 03 5564 8506 for more information

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