Northern Adelaide State Secondary Schools Alliance
Course Details - Hair & Make-Up Directions (Northern Adelaide Senior College)

NASSSA TitleHair & Makeup Directions
Qualification Hair & Make-Up Directions
RTOColour Cosmetica Academy (National Code 40055)
Host OrganisationNorthern Adelaide Senior College
Course Length1 Term
8 weeks.
Course DescriptionHair & Makeup Directions is a course to introduce you into the Hair, Beauty & Makeup industry. The course will explore skincare, haircare, makeup, and braiding. Students will learn how to consult and analyse client characteristics, select, use, and recommend fashion forward skincare, haircare, makeup, styling products and equipment. Amongst gaining skills and knowledge in a variety of makeup techniques, including everyday makeup, special events makeup, makeup for men, makeup for teens, makeup for aging skin and bridal makeup, and achieving fashion forward braiding skills and trends. This is an excellent introduction to the exciting world of hair, makeup, beauty, and fashion. • During the course you will work both as a part of a team and individually. • You will meet a range of different people and will work standing for extended periods of time. • You will need to enjoy practical work and working with other students. • This is high in practical studies with 60% practical and 40% theory. • Students will be required to keep a portfolio of evidence in the form of photographs of all their work. • Competencies will require students to complete theory assignments and assessments. • A workbook will be used to keep record of all work completed and practical assessments. • Students will work on each other when learning new skills. • Students will be required to wear flat, closed in shoes during the course and have a professional industry image.
PathwaysFrom this course you can further your studies in: SHB20116- Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics, SHB20216- Certificate II in Salon Assistant, SHB30115- Certificate III in Beauty Services, SHB30215- Certificate III in Make-Up, SHB30315- Certificate III in Nail Technology, SHB30416- Certificate III in Hairdressing, SHB30516- Certificate III in Barbering, Traineeship and Apprenticeship Pathways
Entry RequirementsN/A.
Other RequirementsStudents are expected to wear black, fully enclosed shoes, Colour Cosmetica Academy T-shirt (which will be provided after start date) with black pants or knee length black skirt, hair tied back if long or presented in an industry manner, with good hygiene. Students must always bring a black, blue and red pen, highlighters, notepaper, diary, folders with plastic sleeves and required textbooks to every session. Students will need to purchase their kit by the end of the first week and bring it to every lesson. If students have a laptop it is recommended to bring it to every class (Wifi will be provided). It will be the students’ responsibility to care for their own belongings.
Delivery Location(s)Colour Cosmetica Academy, 20D John Street, SALISBURY, SA, 5108
Dates and Times8 weekly sessions at Colour Cosmetica Academy on Thursdays from 09:00 until 15:00.
Commencement date 04/02/21.
Work Placement0 days
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 10 SACE credits
125 Nominal Hours
Units Of Competency
CoreSHBHDES002Braid hair30 nominal hours
 SHBXCCS004Recommend products and services20 nominal hours
 SHBBCCS001Advise on beauty products and services30 nominal hours
 SHBBMUP002Design and apply make-up45 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost$1,600.00 including GST
Other CostsTo be advised
Cost NotesDepartment for Education Non-NASSSA students enrolling will incur a $50.00 additional Administration fee (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses). Non-Department for Education students enrolling will incur a $250.00 administration fee. (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses) Enrolments for both these groups of students MUST be done through the WebVET Administrator.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessTalk to your school VET coordinator.
Orientation DetailsCourse orientation occurs during the first training session.
Public TransportWalking distance from Salisbury Interchange
Contact PersonMs Rebecca Faraone, Phone 8232 9588, Mobile 0403 530 790, Email
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