SHB20216 Certificate II In Salon Assistant

Nationally-Accredited Training

This course is designed as an introduction to hairdressing for students that wish to enter the industry at an assistant level progress to either an apprenticeship or institutional pathway studies. The program is made up of twelve units, seven of which can give credit in SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing. There is also a two week component of work placement where students can gain experience in a salon and apply their new skills in a working environment. The training at Parlour Hair Academy is delivered by cutting edge teachers at the forefront of the fashion industry to ensure that students receive relevant training along with a thorough foundation of hairdressing knowledge to build their future career path. Class sizes are small to allow more one-on-one training and students have access to all national and international resources at the Academy. The nominal hours of completion are 330 and the course is competency based. Students are assessed on a daily basis with a final assessment on completion of their training.


Course Curriculum:

Unit Code
Unit Title
Contribute to health and safety of others
20 Hours
Provide shampoo and basin services
40 Hours
Greet and prepare clients for salon services
10 Hours
Dry hair to shape
40 Hours
Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
20 Hours
Communicate as part of a salon team
30 Hours
Comply with organizational requirements within a personal services environment
45 Hours
Conduct salon financial transactions
25 Hours
Apply hair colour products
30 Hours
Braid hair
30 Hours
Research and use hairdressing information
15 Hours
Rinse and neutralize chemically restructured hair
25 Hours

Important Information:

Eligibility is open to any student wishing to enter hairdressing as a career. Six monthly for VET in Schools and Monthly for Institutional Pathway. Duration is one day a week for VET in Schools for twelve months or four days a week for twelve weeks via institutional study. Face to face on site at Parlour Hair Academy. Self paced training.

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