New Zealand Certificate in Nail Technology Level 4

Be part of this booming industry. Being a Nail Technician is a vibrant and exciting career choice giving you scope to be an expert in the field and showcase your creativity.

As a graduate of this programme, you will be able to perform an in-depth analysis of nail services and products including manicure/ pedicure/ acrylic and gel application, nail art and customer service.

Outcome: New Zealand Certificate in Nail Technology Level 4 


The purpose of this qualification is to provide the beauty industry with people who have obtained sufficient knowledge, practical skills and attitudes to competently perform a range of nail services, and client care and support services.

This qualification is suitable for learners who are wanting to gain a recognised level of competence and professional standards in nail technology.

Fee Protection

Student fees will be held in trust in compliance with Section 236A of the Education Act 1989 as amended by the Education Act (No4) 199

Course Location

Auckland & Wellington

Course Dates

Auckland: 28th October
Wellington: 15th July, 19th August, 
                       28th of Oct

Course Hours

Full time, 34 Weeks + term breaks
Tuesday to Friday


To be eligible for our Level 4 Nail Technology programme, you must:

  • Be a New Zealand citizen, or have a resident visa
  • NCEA Level 1 or equivalent
  • A passion and desire to be working in the nail technology industry
  • Age 16 years or higher
  • A positive attitude and commitment to complete the course.

Enrolment Process

We would like to meet with you to discuss your journey at Skills Premier and show you around one of our  campuses. If the programme is right for you we will have an application form ready for you to complete.

We can also help you at that time with discovering that you are eligible for FeesFree or a student loans, and then help you with the process of paying the programme fees.

Want to know more? 

Course Enquiry Form

Please fill out the Course Enquiry form below if you have any questions about our courses or would like to request more information. Our team will review your submission and respond as soon as possible to assist you with your query.