Certificate II in Salon Assistant

If you love to make people look great and to feel good about themselves, take your first step into a career in hairdressing.
Length
3 days a week for 1 semester (5 months)
Qualification Code
SHB20216

Free TAFE

This course is in the Free TAFE for Priority Courses list. Find out about the initiative and your eligibility

This entry level program will let you explore the world of hairdressing and to get a feel for the industry. Among other things, you will learn the basics of applying colouring products, drying hair to shape and tools of the trade, as well as starting to develop your customer service skills.

 At the end of this course, you will be ready to apply for hairdressing apprentice positions, or be prepared to step straight into the workforce as a salon assistant. Either way, this will be your first step in a new career.

Want to study in 2020?

Come to an information session at Unistyle Hair & Beauty salon, SMB Campus, Lydiard Street South, Ballarat on:

  • Tuesday 24 March at 10.00am

 

  • Apprentice hairdresser
  • Salon assistant

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SELF AND OTHERS
BSBWHS201
PROVIDE MANICURE AND PEDICARE SERVICES
SHBBNLS001
PROVIDE SHAMPOO AND BASIN SERVICES
SHBHBAS001
DRY HAIR TO SHAPE
SHBHDES001
MAINTAIN AND ORGANISE TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND WORK AREAS
SHBHIND001
CONDUCT SALON FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS
SHBXCCS001
PROVIDE SALON SERVICES TO CLIENTS
SHBXCCS002
GREET AND PREPARE CLIENTS FOR SALON SERVICES
SHBXCCS003
COMPLY WITH ORGANISATIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITHIN A PERSONAL SERVICES ENVIRONMENT
SHBXIND001
COMMUNICATE AS PART OF A SALON TEAM
SHBXIND002
ADVISE ON BEAUTY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
SHBBCCS001
DESIGN AND APPLY MAKE-UP
SHBBMUP002
DESIGN AND APPLY MAKE-UP FOR PHOTOGRAPHY
SHBBMUP003
RESEARCH AND APPLY BEAUTY INDUSTRY INFORMATION
SHBBRES001
PROVIDE HEAD, NECK AND SHOULDER MASSAGES FOR RELAXATION
SHBHBAS002
APPLY HAIR COLOUR PRODUCTS
SHBHCLS001
BRAID HAIR
SHBHDES002
RESEARCH AND USE HAIRDRESSING INDUSTRY INFORMATION
SHBHIND002
RECOMMEND PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
SHBXCCS004
APPLY SAFE HYGIENE, HEALTH AND WORK PRACTICES
SHBXWHS001
PRODUCE VISUAL MERCHANDISE DISPLAYS
SIRRMER001

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: LLY

National course code: SHB20216

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

To assist prospective students to decide if the course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the FedTAFE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment. A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am to 4pm

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

This program offers a pathway with credit into the Certificate III in Hairdressing. You will need to be employed to undertake an apprenticeship course.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.

 

 

School department

Federation TAFE

Course coordinator

Thea Burns