Certificate II in Salon Assistant
Our salon assistant course is designed to introduce you to the basic skills and knowledge used in hairdressing salons. You’ll learn how to provide assistance with client services, and undertake routine and repetitive tasks under direct supervision and with guidance from our hairdressing teachers in our simulated hairdressing salon.
Please note: This course is intended to prepare you for further studies and training, and does not provide the skills or knowledge to become a hairdresser.
|Study Level||Certificate II|
FT: 10 weeks
|Course Type||Victorian TAFE Course|
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$813.00|
|Gov. Subsidised - Concession||$163.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$4,063.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$360.00|
|Retain Course Items***||$70.00|
^ This course is on the 2019 Free TAFE list - find out more.
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.
** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.
***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).
Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
February, April, July and October
Full time: 10 weeks
There are no prerequisites for entry into this course
You may gain work in a salon supporting the running of the salon .
You may wish to pursue a qualification as a Hairdresser or Barber.
Hairdressing of Barbering can be completed either as a fulltime student or an Apprentice.
Employment with an employer is required for undertaking an apprenticeship.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 2
After successful completion of our salon assistant course you may wish to apply for employment opportunities in the hairdressing and barbering industry as a salon assistant, apprentice hairdresser or enrol in the full time Certificate III in Hairdressing course at Box Hill Institute.
12 units must be completed (8 core units and 4 elective units)
|BSBWHS201||CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SELF AND OTHERS|
|SHBHDES001||DRY HAIR TO SHAPE|
|SHBHIND001||MAINTAIN AND ORGANISE TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND WORK AREAS|
|SHBHBAS001||PROVIDE SHAMPOO AND BASIN SERVICES|
|SHBXCCS003||GREET AND PREPARE CLIENTS FOR SALON SERVICES|
|SHBXIND002||COMMUNICATE AS PART OF A SALON TEAM|
|SHBXIND001||COMPLY WITH ORGANISATIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITHIN A PERSONAL SERVICES ENVIRONMENT|
|SHBXCCS001||CONDUCT SALON FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS|
|SHBHBAS002||PROVIDE HEAD, NECK AND SHOULDER MASSAGES FOR RELAXATION|
|SHBHCLS001||APPLY HAIR COLOUR PRODUCTS|
|SHBHIND002||RESEARCH AND USE HAIRDRESSING INDUSTRY INFORMATION|
|SHBXCCS003||GREET AND PREPARE CLIENTS FOR SALON SERVICES||10.0|
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes.
It applies to individuals who require a basic knowledge of WHS to carry out work in a defined context under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility, in a range of industry and workplace contexts.
|SHBHCLS001||APPLY HAIR COLOUR PRODUCTS||30.0|
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