About the course

About the course

This VCE VET Hair and Beauty program is designed to give you a defined and limited range of basic skills and knowledge used in hairdressing salons by individuals who provide assistance with client services.

You will learn how to shampoo and dry hair, provide relaxation massage, braid hair, apply hair colour, recommend products and services and work effectively as part of the salon team. You will undertake routine and repetitive tasks under direct supervision and with guidance from our hairdressing teachers in our commercial work environment.

Course Details

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Qualification Issued on Completion


SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Course Length and Classes


Part time: 1 year

VETDSS courses follow the same term structure as Secondary Schools

Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Entry Requirements


This course can only be completed as part of your secondary school studies in years 10, 11 and 12.

Pathways


On successful completion of this course, you may wish to enhance your salon skills by studying a – Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416) or Certificate III in Barbering (SHB30516) at Box Hill Institute.

Seek employment through an apprenticeship in either Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416) or Certificate III in Barbering (SHB30516).

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Career Outcomes


This qualification can lead to a pathway into an apprenticeship in Hairdressing or Barbering.

Contribution to VCE, VCAL & ATAR


On successful completion of this program, you will be eligible for:

  • Recognition of up to four units at Units 1 and 2 level
  • Recognition is awarded by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).
  • Further information on the ATAR can be found on the VTAC website
  • The VCE VET Hair and Beauty program does not offer scored assessment.

Structured Workplace Learning


The VCAA mandates a minimum of 40 hours of structured workplace learning (SWL) placement over the duration of the program.

Fees


Please contact your secondary school regarding fees for this program

Uniform Requirements


You will be required to wear a black Box Hill Institute t–shirt to all classes.

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