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SHB20216 - Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Course Details

Course Summary

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.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $2820 (2019)
$3000 (2020)
Subsidised Full Fee $876 (2019)
$936 (2020)
Subsidised Concession Fee $408 (2019)
$444 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $235 (2019)
$250 (2020)
Fee for service (International) $3000 (2020)
Fee for service per unit (International) $250 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit $73 (2019)
$78 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $34 (2019)
$37 (2020)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Hospitality and Beauty
  • VET in Schools
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • Personal Services
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This qualification is intended to prepare individuals for further training in the hair and beauty industry.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 8 core units
  2. Complete 4 elective units
Please select a course structure from the options below:
Mainstream Full Time

This program is typically delivered over a 26 - 33 week period, however as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.


  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core
Enrol into all units at once.
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others More Information Training.gov Details
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape More Information Training.gov Details
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS003 Greet and prepare clients for salon services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
Enrol into all units at once.
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation More Information Training.gov Details
SHBHCLS001 Apply hair colour products More Information Training.gov Details
SHBHDES002 Braid hair More Information Training.gov Details
SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit 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
SHBHCLS001 Apply hair colour products
SHBHDES002 Braid hair
SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock

VET in Schools

This program is typically delivered over a 44 - 52 week period, however as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • On-campus
Core
Enrol into all units at once.
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others More Information Training.gov Details
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape More Information Training.gov Details
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS003 Greet and prepare clients for salon services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
Enrol into all units at once.
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation More Information Training.gov Details
SHBHCLS001 Apply hair colour products More Information Training.gov Details
SHBHDES002 Braid hair More Information Training.gov Details
SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit 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
SHBHCLS001 Apply hair colour products
SHBHDES002 Braid hair
SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Mainstream Full Time

On-campus

Gladstone City

February: Full Time
April: Full Time
June: Full Time
August: Full Time
October: Full Time

Mackay City

February: Full Time
April: Full Time
June: Full Time
August: Full Time
October: Full Time

Rockhampton City

February: Full Time
April: Full Time
June: Full Time
August: Full Time
October: Full Time

VET in Schools

On-campus

Gladstone City

February: Part Time
April: Part Time
June: Part Time
August: Part Time
October: Part Time

Mackay City

February: Part Time
April: Part Time
June: Part Time
August: Part Time
October: Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Part Time
April: Part Time
June: Part Time
August: Part Time
October: Part Time

Domestic 2020 Availabilities

Mainstream Full Time

On-campus

Gladstone City

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

Mackay City

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

VET in Schools

On-campus

Gladstone City

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

Mackay City

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

On-campus Attendance Information

Gladstone City Campus

Room E/201

Salon doors open at 8.00am and close at 3.50pm. 

A teacher will be available for one on one help

whenever required.

Mackay City Campus

Salon 1 – 3/Ground floor

Salon 2 – 4/1.47

Rockhampton City Campus

Room B/2.22

VETiS Students

VETiS Students

VETiS Students

Attend one day per week – Monday, Tuesday OR Wednesday

 

Class times:  8.30am to 3.30pm 

Attend one day per week – Wednesday

 

Class times:  8.45am to 3.00pm

Attend one day per week – Monday, Tuesday OR Wednesday

 

Class times:  8.45am to 4.00pm

Mainstream Students

Mainstream Students

Mainstream Students

Attend three days per week – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

 

Class times:  8.30am to 3.30pm

Attend three days per week – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

 

Class times:  8.45am to 3.00pm

Attend three days per week – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

 

Class times:  8.45am to 4.00pm

Resource Requirements

In discussion with teaching staff, additional hairdressing equipment and salon resources will be required for this course. These will be purchased at the expense of the student as study progresses throughout the course. Items include:

  • Stationery – pens, notebook etc
  • 12pk sectioning clips
  • 2 x tail comb
  • Round brushes (thermal) – 1 x 18mm, 1 x 24mm, 1 x 30mm, 1 x 42mm (approx.. measurements)
  • Denman styling brush 7 row
  • TangleTeezer
  • Water spray
  • Wide-toothed basin comb
  • 1 x box of Disposable gloves

All students must wear closed in shoes and be dressed as though they are going to work in a salon.