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 $2652 (2018)
$2820 (2019)
Subsidised Full Fee $816 (2018)
$876 (2019)
Subsidised Concession Fee $384 (2018)
$408 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $235 (2019)
Subsidised full fee per unit $73 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $34 (2019)
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

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

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
Standard Course Structure

VETiS - 10 months part-time

On Campus - 6 - 8 months full-time

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

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

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

On-campus

Gladstone City

February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

Mackay City

February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

On-campus

Various course intakes are available in 2018 which are specific to each CQUniversity campus.
6 - 8 months full-time
This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations:

CQUniversity Gladstone City
There are five course intakes for 2018, available in February, April, June, August and October. Classes for each intake will commence on:
  • Monday, 5 February 2018
  • Monday, 16 April 2018 
  • Monday, 4 June 2018 
  • Monday, 6 August 2018 
  • Monday, 8 October 2018 
Classes will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8.15 am – 3.30 pm.

CQUniversity Mackay City
There is one course intake for 2018, available in April. Classes will commence from Tuesday, 17 April 2018 and will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 am – 3 pm.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City
There are five course intakes for 2018, available in February, April, June, August and October. Classes for each intake will commence on 
  • Monday, 5 February 2018
  • Monday, 16 April 2018 
  • Monday, 4 June 2018 
  • Monday, 6 August 2018 
  • Monday, 15 October 2018 
Classes will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8 am – 4 pm

All classes will be held at the campus Hairdressing Training Salons. 

VET in Schools (VETiS)

There is one course intake for 2018, available in February.
10 months part-time
On-campus
This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations:

CQUniversity Gladstone City
Classes will commence from Monday, 5 February 2018 and will be held one day per week on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays, from 8.15 am – 3.30 pm.

CQUniversity Mackay City
Continuing VETiS students will commence classes from Tuesday, 13 February and will attend weekly on Tuesdays from 9 am – 3 pm.
New VETiS students will commence on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 and will attend weekly on Wednesdays from 9 am – 3 pm.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City
Classes will commence from Monday, 5 February 2018 and will be held one day per week on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays from 8.45 am – 4.00 pm.

All classes will be held at the campus Hairdressing Training Salons. 
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

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.