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Overview

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Course code:

SHB20216

Next available intakes:

July, February

Course length:

Full Time: 6 months , Part Time: 1 year

Campus:

Glen Waverley

Study the Certificate II in Salon Assistant and gain the hands-on skills you need in this pre-apprenticeship program for the beauty and service industry.

You will learn client booking systems, salon services, shampoo and basin services, blow drying hair, treatment beds, hair applications, occupational health & safety and other related salon services.

At Holmesglen, we focus on making sure you have a strong customer-service approach when consulting with clients, so you're ready to walk into a job at your future salon.

This program has compulsory activities/materials as part of the learning experience. The department will confirm the cost of these activities/materials prior to your enrolment.

This is a Free TAFE course 

Students who are eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training may not have to pay course tuition fees when they enrol in a Free TAFE course.

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Course structure

Studying full time - six months
Students attend Holmesglen two days per week, for six hours per day with the days being both practical and theoretical in nature.
Studying part time - 12 months
Students attend Holmesglen two days per week, for three hours per night with the nights being both practical and theoretical in nature.

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

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

SHBHDES002

Braid hair

SHBXCCS004

Recommend products and services

SIRRMER001

Produce visual merchandise displays

Code Name
BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others
SHBHBAS001Provide shampoo and basin services
SHBHDES001Dry hair to shape
SHBHIND001Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS003Greet and prepare clients for salon services
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXIND002Communicate as part of a salon team
SHBHBAS002Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
SHBHDES002Braid hair
SHBXCCS004Recommend products and services
SIRRMER001Produce visual merchandise displays

Entry requirements

There are no prerequisite studies for entry into this course.

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.

These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

Students who complete the course will graduate with the SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant.

PATHWAYS

Graduates can continue their studies in the SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services or the SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Services.

They can then pathway into the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Salon assistant


How to apply

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Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$4,080.00

Government subsidised

$1,020.00

Concession

$204.00

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

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Holmesglen Glen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

Visit us on Open Day to get detailed course information on our Salon Assistant courses. We will talk you through the hands-on beauty service skills you need, to start work as a beautician (think nails, waxing, lash, brow and make-up), and the basics you need to work in a hair salon. You will also get the chance to check out the campus.

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Holmesglen Glen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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