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Vocational Education & Training

SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant

2020

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Overview

Alice Springs, Palmerston

Estimated completion time: 1 year/s

The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location, study mode and selected units.
Refer to the relevant course information flyer for further information.

CDU Reference
Sector
Vocational Education & Training
Industry groups
SALES AND PERSONAL SERVICES
Occupation types
Hair Or Beauty Salon Assistant

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.

This qualification is suitable for VET in Secondary Students (VSS).

Career opportunities

Occupations relevant to this qualification in industry sectors such as Beauty, Hairdressing include:

  • Salon Assistant

Credit transfers & pathways

Skills recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL is the acknowledgement of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a subject regardless of how and where they were attained, including overseas.
This can include skills from:

  • Previous study excluding courses at another VET/TAFE institution, but including courses at school or college, through adult education classes or training programs at work;
  • Work experience (including both work that is paid and unpaid); and/or
  • Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work).

RPL is a form of assessment. It is used to determine whether a person has acquired, through formal or informal learning, the skills and experience consistent with the stated competency standards that comprise a qualification. RPL is not time referenced, so there are no parameters on how or when the skills are acquired. However, the skills that have been acquired through life experience etc., must be current and must match the elements and performance criteria contained in the individual unit.

Students seeking RPL need to indicate this on their enrolment form at the time of enrolment.

For further information please refer to the Applicant's Guide to the Recognition of Prior Learning or contact VET RPL Enquiries on 1800 238 838 or email vet.rpl.enquiries@cdu.edu.au.

Credit Transfer
Charles Darwin University as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.
In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for Exemption Form available from any campus, centre, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from the web.

Your completed Application for Exemption form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to the University either in person or by mail. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

Pathways

VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline

 

Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification include but are not limited to, SHB30416 III in Hairdressing or SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering. On completion of this qualification credit(s) may be available into Higher Education courses.

Entry requirements

CDU Entry Requirements - 2019

To gain entry into SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant candidates will need to successfully complete a pre-enrolment assessment.

Course fees

Based on course nominal hours of between 330 - 345 hours, approximate 2020 course fees will be:
VET Tuition Fees: $1,112.00 - $1,173.00
Domestic Full Fees: $5,610.00 - $5,865.00
Fee for Service: as per fee for service agreement

The following Fees are applicable to this course:

Domestic Students

Domestic full fees

This is a full fee paying course. VET full fees will apply to all new and continuing domestic students enrolling in this course.
2019: Information about fees for non-subsidised VET courses is available 2019 VET Fees.
2020: Information about fees for non-subsidised VET courses will be published as soon as it is available.

VET tuition fees

This course is subsidised by the NT Government.
2019: Information about 2019 VET Tuition fees for eligible NT residents is available 2019 VET Fees VET Tuition Fees for 2019 will be charged at $3.20 per nominal hour for subsidised training.
2020: Information about 2020 VET Tuition fees for eligible NT residents will be published as soon as it is available.

  • This is a current, nationally accredited qualification from the SHB Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package.

  • VET for Secondary Students (VSS)

    Select VSS for more detail about this program.

    Employability skills

    Employability Skills are embedded in the training and assessment of national training package qualifications. Information on the Employability Skills relevant to your qualification can be obtained by visiting this website and keying in the national code for the qualification: training.gov.au

    Location and study mode

    Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.

    Locations: Alice Springs, Palmerston

    Study Mode: Internal, Mixed mode
    Some components of this qualification may be available in other modes of delivery and not all modes are available at all locations.

    Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Contact details

Hair, Beauty and Retail
Location: Palmerston Campus
Phone: 08 8946 7520
Fax: 08 8946 7944
Email: vet.hbr@cdu.edu.au

Course structure

To achieve a Certificate II in Salon Assistant a total of twelve (12) units of competency must be completed comprising eight (8) core and four (4) elective units as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below.

The total Nominal Hours for the sequence listed below is 330 - 345.
 

Code Module/Unit of Competency

Hours

CORE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others 20
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services 40
SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape 40
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas 20
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions 25
SHBXCCS003 Greet and prepare clients for salon services 10
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 45
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team 30
  Total nominal hours for core units 230
ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY (Select 4)
SHBHCLS001 Apply hair colour products 30
SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays 35
SHBHDES002 Braid hair 30
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services 20
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer 20
  Total nominal hours for elective units 100 - 115
  Total nominal hours for the qualification 330 - 345

 

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