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    Hi all,

    Just wondering if anyone knows if you need a formal qualification/certificate to do gel/acrylic nails? Particularly in WA? Or can you simply learn from someone who is qualified?

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    Pretty sure you don't because I have done a course and it's just a normal certificate. Not government or anything.

    I'm in qld so might be diff. Will be interesting to see if anyone knows.

    What was your old username? I've been meaning to ask

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    Cert II in Nail Technology will be the one you're looking for.

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    So you need a formal qualification to be able to do people's nails, rather than learning how and, say, doing it from home?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SassyMummy View Post
    Cert II in Nail Technology will be the one you're looking for.
    This is what I have and was told you need it before you can work in salons

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    I don't know about NOW or in WA, but I know a few years ago you didn't need an qualifications. That is why you see so many people walking around with sh*tty fake nails though.

    A nail tech who is qualified will probably be able to provide you with these: http://us.123rf.com/400wm/400/400/do...d-pedicure.jpg

    Someone who doesn't really know what they're doing, will give you something like this: http://www.nailsartdesigns.com/wp-co...-Designs-4.jpg Thick and hideous and OTT!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SassyMummy View Post
    I don't know about NOW or in WA, but I know a few years ago you didn't need an qualifications. That is why you see so many people walking around with sh*tty fake nails though.

    A nail tech who is qualified will probably be able to provide you with these: http://us.123rf.com/400wm/400/400/do...d-pedicure.jpg

    Someone who doesn't really know what they're doing, will give you something like this: http://www.nailsartdesigns.com/wp-co...-Designs-4.jpg Thick and hideous and OTT!
    Omg those second ones look like they have been filled like 10 times, so gross.


 

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