Course Start Date
19 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally recognised Certificate II in Salon Assistant prepares you for work and further study in hairdressing or barbering. Learn your skills in TAFE NSW hair salons and practice on paying clients, as you learn the fundamental skills you need to provide outstanding customer experiences in salon settings.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and hands-on, practical course work, you will learn to:
- Prepare clients for salon services
- Provide shampoo and basin services
- Organise tools, equipment and work areas
- Apply hair colour
- Dry hair to shape
- Conduct salon financial transactions
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop your natural abilities and get ahead in this field:
- Collaboration and teamwork
- Effective communication
- Professional integrity
- Reliability and adaptability
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate II level
Strong pathways to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
Salon assistant in the hairdressing, barbering, beauty or the retail industry
GROW YOUR CAREER
Advance your hairdressing or barbering career through further study, including:
- Certificate III in Hairdressing (trade qualification)
- Certificate III in Barbering
- Certificate IV in Hairdressing
- Diploma of Salon Management
Hairdressing and beauty services are projected to stay in-demand and to continue to grow. The industry is forecast to employ around 78,380 people in 2019/20, generating $6.8 billion in revenue. And revenue will continue to increase by an average of 1.3% per year to 2024/25.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a part-time day, face to face delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 19 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including online research tasks and self directed skill development.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This pre-employment Certificate II Salon Assistant cohort is targeted at individuals? seeking to find employment as hairdressing salon assistants 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.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
TAFE NSW provides services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students. Learners are supported by a dedicated Student Services team on site at the College.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00am - 3:30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the commencement date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable. Please contact us on 13 79 74 for further information.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- You will be required to purchase Equipment/Tools of Trade and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at an approximate cost of: $100.00. (These tools and equipment will be yours to keep)
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|SHBHBAS001||Provide shampoo and basin services|
|SHBHDES001||Dry hair to shape|
|SHBHIND001||Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas|
|SHBXCCS001||Conduct salon financial transactions|
|SHBXCCS003||Greet and prepare clients for salon services|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
|SHBXIND002||Communicate as part of a salon team|
|SHBHIND002||Research and use hairdressing industry information|
|SHBHCLS001||Apply hair colour products|
|SHBXCCS004||Recommend products and services|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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Phone 131 601
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