Course Start Date
20 Aug 2020
18.7 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 Full Time Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 18.7 hours of class 2 days per week for 18 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 6.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study and assignment preparation.
You will required to attend the following in term 2 (3 days) : 14 hours x 10 weeks and 10.4 hours online x 10 weeks. In term 3 you will be required to undertake practical salon assistant workshops 10 hours per week x 9 weeks. Please note: in the 2 week holiday period (28/9/20 - 9/10/20) you will be required to undertake self directed skill development and online research tasks.
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)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- 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 Thursday and Friday from 8.30 am to 4 pm. 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?
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.
WH&S requirements for classes:
You must wear closed in protective footwear and clothing that is clean and professional for the industry. Please note that the tool kit is equipment required for the course which you will own.
Non compulsory items:
TAFE NSW Hair & Beauty T-shirts are recommended and can be purchased at an approximate cost $20.
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
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|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|
|SHBHBAS002||Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation|
|SHBHCLS001||Apply hair colour products|
|SHBXCCS004||Recommend products and services|
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