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Bairnsdale, Leongatha and Traralgon (Day Class): 20 weeks (2 days per week)
Traralgon (Night Class): 24 weeks (3 nights per week)
- Starting Date
Bairnsdale, Leongatha and Traralgon (Day Class):
Traralgon (Night Class):
This entry-level course into the hairdressing industry will give you the skills and knowledge to be able to work as a salon assistant. Get a taste for your chosen industry as you learn the basic roles of hairdressing, including basic hair styling and providing high-quality customer service to your clients.
After completing this qualification, you will be able to undertake more study pathways with confidence. First, learn the essentials of your chosen industry and then your Certificate III in Hairdressing will be waiting for you to start.
- Bairnsdale Campus (Day Class): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday - 9.00am - 4.00pm
- Leongatha Campus (Day Class): Monday and Tuesdays - 9.00am - 4.00pm
- Traralgon Campus (Day Class): Monday and Tuesdays - 9.00am - 4.00pm
- Traralgon Campus (Night Class): Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights - 5.00pm - 9.00pm
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Salon Assistant.
Possible employment outcomes may include working as a Salon Assistant and providing the following services:
Assisting Senior hairdressers with apply hair colour product, performing basic blow waves, shampooing clients, setting up work spaces, carrying out reception duties and scheduling clients, communicating and interacting with staff and clients to ensure a positive and safe salon environment.
Opportunities for Further Study
TAFE Gippsland offers higher level qualifications from the SHB Training Package including Certificate III’s in both Hair and Beauty streams.
- Candidates must be a minimum of 15 years of age.
- Year 10 pass is preferred.
- All applicants will be required to attend an interview process.
- Mature age applicants are welcome
Specialist Course Information
Placement40 hours of Industry placement in a Hairdressing Salon. Placement is arranged by: Student
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
Recognition of Prior LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
|SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services|
|BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services|
|SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation|
|SHBHCLS001 Apply Hair Colour Products|
|SHBHDES001 Dry Hair To Shape|
|SHBHDES002 Braid hair|
|SHBHIND001 Maintain And Organise Tools, Equipment And Work Areas|
|SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions|
|SHBXCCS003 Greet And Prepare Clients For Salon Services|
|SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team|
|SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
The learner will be assessed in both practical skills and theoretical knowledge and attributes in the classroom and during Industry placement.