Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Course code: SHB20216

Plus Unit ‘SHBBMUP002 – Design and apply make-up’  (In Second Year) from Course Code: SHB20116

Registered Training Organisation: Federation University

RTO Code: 4909

Course Summary

Set yourself up for a career creating and styling.

Certificate II in Salon Assistant is a qualification that will provide you with the work skills and knowledge at an entry-level standard to enhance your career prospects in a number of careers, but specifically in hairdressing services. The second year of this course also includes a unit from  SHB20116, Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics, to provide students with some skills in the beauty industry.

This VET for Senior Secondary Students program is an applied learning program taught in an adult learning environment, within our dedicated classrooms and simulated salon.

After two years of study and upon successful completion, you will gain a nationally recognised qualification that also contributes to the satisfactory completion of VCE or VCAL.

Accreditation

Contribution towards VCAL

One credit towards a VCAL learning program is awarded upon successful completion of 90 nominal hours of accredited VET curriculum.

Contribution towards VCE

Up to four units at Units 1 and 2 level.

ATAR Contribution

No

Scored Assessment Available

No

National Accreditation

Program Delivery

Program structure

Delivered over two years

Location

Federation University

Wimmera Campus (Horsham)

Contact Days/Hours

One day per week (Wednesdays) 9.20 am – 3.20 pm from February to October

Structured Workplace Learning

It is mandated that students undertake a minimum of 40 hours SWL for the duration of this program with a hairdressing or similar business to enhance their learning and job prospects.

Employment and Study Pathways

Possible study pathways

After further study:

  • Hairdressing Apprentice
  • Beauty Trainee

Potential career paths

Career opportunities include:

  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Small Business Owner

Fees and Equipment

Clothing/equipment/OH&S

Students are required to wear a black and white ‘uniform’ and closed-in shoes each week.

Specific dress and OHS requirements will be advised at Induction Day.

Materials Fees 

To be paid for by DET for students attending public schools.  Independent and Catholic schools will discuss fees with their families.

Additional Requirements

Students need to be at least in Year 10 at the time of enrolment.

Must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and Pre-Training Review prior to enrolment. A Unique Student Identifier (USI) number is required to enrol.

Study Units

Units may include:

Unit code

First Year

BSBWHS201

Contribute to Health and Safety of Self and Others

SHBHIND001

Maintain and Organise Tools, Equipment and Work Areas

SHBHBAS001

Provide Shampoo and Basin Services

SHBHDES001

Dry Hair to Shape

SHBXCCS003

Greet and Prepare Clients for Salon Services

SHBHBAS002

Provide Head, Neck and Shoulder Massages for Relaxation

SHBXIND002

Communicate as Part of a Salon Team

 

Unit code

Second Year

SHBXCCS001

Conduct Salon Financial Transactions

SHBXIND001

Comply with Organisational Requirements within a Personal Service Environment

SHBHDES002

Braid Hair

SHBXCCS004

Recommend Products and Services

SHBHCLS001

Apply Hair Colour Products

SIRRMER001

Produce Visual Merchandise Displays

SHBBMUP002

Design and apply make-up  (from Course Code: SHB20116)

Contact

Visit: federation.edu.au

Contact the WSMVET Cluster Coordinator via the Contact Page

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