About this course

Entry Requirements

    • USI (Unique Student Identifier) Number
    • Mature age entry (18+)
    • Initial skills assessment
    • Valid and current email address
    • National Police Check (Fee applies)**
    ** For Traineeship / Apprenticeship programs, employer(s) are responsible for all relevant police checks.

Course

Overview: This qualification reflects the role of hairdressers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.
Learning Outcomes: Entry level skills and knowledge in:
  • Colour
  • Cutting and long hair design
  • Chemical curling and straightening
  • Hair and scalp science
  • Hygienic work practices
    For a detailed outline on the learning outcomes of this qualification, please visit www.training.gov.au
Learner Commitment: In order to undertake this qualification, the learner commitment is expected to be at a minimum of 35-45 hours a week. This includes:
  • Face to Face Classroom
  • Homework and Self-study
  • Work Placement hours
  • Assignment activities
  • Assessment time
*The above mentioned hours may vary based on the learner’s recognition of prior learning and competencies

Possible Job Outcomes: Learners who have successfully completed the course are expected to find employment in the following positions:
  • Hair Stylist
  • Hairdresser
Work Placement: 240 hours’ minimum work placement within within a Hairdressing Salon environment is compulsory for this qualification. Work Experience Insurance will be provided by REACH for Training

*Please Note: The elective units selected are relevant to local industry requirements, the work outcome and the qualification level. The electives listed below are REACH for Training preferred electives

CENTRELINK APPROVAL NUMBER: 2P728

Core Units

Unit code
(Core - all units required)

Competency Name

BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

SHBHBAS001

Provide shampoo and basin services

SHBHCLS002

Colour and lighten hair

SHBHCLS003

Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments

SHBHCLS004

Neutralise unwanted colours and tones

SHBHCLS005

Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments

SHBHCUT001

Design haircut structures

SHBHCUT002

Create one length or solid haircut structures

SHBHCUT003

Create graduated haircut structures

SHBHCUT004

Create layered haircut structures

SHBHCUT005

Cut hair using over-comb techniques

SHBHDES003

Create finished hair designs

SHBHIND001

Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas

SHBHIND003

Develop and expand a client base

SHBHREF002

Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments

SHBHTRI001

Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions

SHBXCCS001

Conduct salon financial transactions

SHBXCCS002

Provide salon services to clients

SHBXIND001

Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

SHBXIND002

Communicate as part of a salon team

SHBXWHS001

Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective Units

Elective Units
(Elective - optional units)

Competency Name

SHBHCUT006

Create combined haircut structures

SHBHCUT007

Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures

SHBHDES004

Create classic long hair up-styles

SHBHDES005

Select and apply hair extensions

SHBHREF001

Curl and volumise hair with chemical treatments

SHBXCCS004

Recommend products and services

SIRRINV001

Receive and handle retail stock

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