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SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant

National ID SHB20216 State ID BAA3
Got an eye for style?

Dream of being a hairdresser? This course is your start. Gain key skills for a career as a salon assistant, paving the way to becoming a skilled hairdresser or color technician. Learn client interactions, shampooing, coloring, braiding, and financial transactions.

Get set for roles in local salons, spas, or luxury hotels. Shape your future in beauty and style!

 

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beauty consultation at salon counter

CampusesMandurah.

When Semester 2, 2023. Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On Campus.

Do you have an eye for style and a career dream to become a hairdresser? 

This course will make you job ready for employment as a salon assistant, on your way to becoming a hairdresser or colour technician. 

The role of salon assistant is an integral position in a hairdressers, helping to ensure the smooth running of the salon and client satisfaction on a day-to-day basis. You’ll learn a range of skills to support hairdressers in taking a client through their entire experience, from providing a warm welcome, performing shampooing, colouring, braiding, hairdrying, maintaining tools and work areas to a high standard and conducting financial transactions. 

Learn from our highly experienced team of passionate lecturers and gain a skillset to become employed as a salon assistant in either a local or boutique hairdressing salon, at a spa, or even at a luxury hotel or resort.

Study in specialist facilities 

Gain hands-on experience in our student Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics working on real clients and developing your technique as well as your interpersonal and communication skills with customers whilst learning the working environment of a salon. You can follow the clinics on Facebook.

Our Mandurah campus underwent exciting developments with new purpose-built training facilities in 2023, including new simulated hair and beauty training facilities, with a hair salon and dedicated training spaces for beauty and massage therapy.

  • shampooing
  • colouring
  • braiding
  • maintaining hairdressing tools
  • scheduling appointments
  • merchandising
  • workplace health and safety
  • Can communicate with customers and work as part of a team
  • Be free of skin allergies
  • Flexible, reliable, punctual, passionate and well presented
  • Self-assured and adaptable in fast paced environments

Important information

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Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Mandurah
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others $73.20 $22.05 $23.25
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services $48.80 $14.70 $21.50
SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape $122.00 $36.75 $21.50
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas $24.40 $7.35 $16.25
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions $122.00 $36.75 $79.50
SHBXCCS003 Greet and prepare clients for salon services $48.80 $14.70 $16.25
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment $244.00 $73.50 $79.50
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team $122.00 $36.75 $16.25

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
$97.60 $29.40 $21.50
Apply hair colour products
$97.60 $29.40 $16.25
Braid hair
$48.80 $14.70 $16.25
Research and use hairdressing industry information
$73.20 $22.05 $16.25

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Semester 2, 2023

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Mandurah
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others $73.20 $22.05 $23.25
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services $48.80 $14.70 $21.50
SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape $122.00 $36.75 $21.50
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas $24.40 $7.35 $16.25
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions $122.00 $36.75 $79.50
SHBXCCS003 Greet and prepare clients for salon services $48.80 $14.70 $16.25
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment $244.00 $73.50 $79.50
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team $122.00 $36.75 $16.25

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
$97.60 $29.40 $21.50
Apply hair colour products
$97.60 $29.40 $16.25
Braid hair
$48.80 $14.70 $16.25
Research and use hairdressing industry information
$73.20 $22.05 $16.25

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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