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.
Career opportunities, include:
Pathways to further study:
- SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services
- SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy
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Studying the Certificate II in Salon Assistant at Holmesglen
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.
Classes run Mondays and Tuesday, 9am - 4pm.
The classes are a combination of face-to-face on campus and virtual off-campus classes.
To receive this qualification, you must complete 12 units, which comprise of eight core units and four elective units.
||Greet and prepare clients for salon services
||Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
||Contribute to health and safety of self and others
||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
||Provide shampoo and basin services
||Dry hair to shape
||Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
||Communicate as part of a salon team
||Conduct salon financial transactions
||Recommend products and services
||Produce visual merchandise displays
| Code || Name |
|SHBXCCS003||Greet and prepare clients for salon services|
|SHBHBAS002||Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
|SHBHBAS001||Provide shampoo and basin services|
|SHBHDES001||Dry hair to shape|
|SHBHIND001||Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas|
|SHBXIND002||Communicate as part of a salon team|
|SHBXCCS001||Conduct salon financial transactions|
|SHBXCCS004||Recommend products and services|
|SIRRMER001||Produce visual merchandise displays|
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.
There are no pre-requisites to enter this course.
Prior to enrolment, you will need 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.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will attain the SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
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.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Free TAFE eligible student||FREE|
|JobTrainer eligible student||FREE|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
*Mandatory Materials and Activities fees are still payable by all students including students who may be eligible for Government subsidised fees or a Free TAFE course.
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession