Cert II in Salon Assistant

Course Code: SHB20216

Duration: 12 months

This is a preparatory qualification which provides a defined and limited range of basic skills and knowledge used in hairdressing salons by individuals who provide assistance with client services. These routine and repetitive tasks are completed under direct supervision and with guidance from hairdressers who manage the client service.

The combined skills and knowledge do not provide for a job outcome as a hairdresser and this qualification is intended to prepare individuals for further training.

The following Units of Competency are a typical example however may vary based on the Registered Training Organisation.

 Units of CompetenceNominal Hours
BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others20
SHBHBAS001Provide shampoo and basin services40
SHBHDES001Dry hair to shape40
SHBHCLS001Apply hair colour products30
SHBHIND001Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas20
SHBXCCS003Greet and prepare clients for salon services10
SHBHBAS002Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation20
SHBHDES002Braid hair30
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions25
SHBXCCS004Recommend products and services20
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment45
SHBXIND002Communicate as part of a salon team30












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