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Course Details - SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant - Northern Adelaide State Secondary Schools Alliance

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NASSSA TitleCertificate II in Salon Assistant (FIP)
QualificationSHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant
Qualification NotesGawler and District College (GDC) are the contracting host, but all Enrolments /EOIs need to go through NASSSA on behalf of GDC
RTOColour Cosmetica Academy (National Code 40055)
Host OrganisationNorthern Adelaide State Secondary Schools Alliance
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionIn Certificate II in Salon Assistant you will learn skills that will assist you in gaining access into the exciting world of hairdressing. You will learn the principles of hairdressing science, hair and scalp treatments, shampooing, the latest in hair styling and finger drying, classic up styles and fashion braiding designs. You will also learn the importance of applying salon safety procedures, using and maintaining tools and equipment, great client relationships and workplace communication, operating industry POS equipment, hairdressing salon services and the latest in hair products and industry trends and fashions. • 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 logbook will be used to keep record of all work completed and practical assessments. • Students will work on each other when learning new skills.
PathwaysFrom this course you can further your studies in: • SHB30416- Certificate III in Hairdressing, SHB30516- Certificate III in Barbering, SHB30115- Certificate III in Beauty Services, SHB30215- Certificate III in Make-Up, SHB30315- Certificate III in Nail Technology, Traineeship and Apprenticeship Pathways.
Entry RequirementsTo meet the requirements of the VETRO application, students must demonstrate prior career planning evidence. For example, work experience. The course is developed for entry to employment or further education.
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 bring their provided industry kit 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. Regular attendance in class and ability to complete work on time is essential. Students must be prepared to complete work at home if required.
Delivery Location(s)Colour Cosmetica Academy, 20D John Street, SALISBURY, SA, 5108
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Colour Cosmetica Academy on Tuesdays from 09:00 until 15:00.
Commencement date 08/02/22.
All courses will be finished by week 6, Term 4 (week beginning 21 November) and exclude school holiday breaks or public holidays
Work Placement0 days
There is no compulsory work placement.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 45 SACE credits
320 Nominal Hours. Credits granted to the student is dependant on the units of competency completed by the student toward the qualification
Units Of Competency
CoreBSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others20 nominal hours
 SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services40 nominal hours
 SHBHDES001Dry hair to shape40 nominal hours
 SHBHIND001Maintain and organise tools, equipment, and work areas20 nominal hours
 SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions25 nominal hours
 SHBXCCS003Greet and prepare clients for salon services10 nominal hours
 SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment45 nominal hours
 SHBXIND002Communicate as part of a salon team30 nominal hours
ElectiveSHBHCLS001Apply hair colour products30 nominal hours
 SHBHREF005Rinse and neutralise chemically restructured hair25 nominal hours
 SHBHDES002Braid hair30 nominal hours
 SIRRINV001Receive and handle retail stock35 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost$435.00 including GST
$435 is the ‘gap’ fee. This course is a Flexible Industry Pathway subsidised by the Department for Innovation and Skills

The training cost of $435 includes a Colour Cosmetica T-shirt, Electronic books- text books and practical workbooks and Hairdressing Kit
Other CostsNone
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). This will provide the home school VET Leader access to WebVET. Enrolments for both these groups of students MUST be done through the WebVET Administrator
Number Of StudentsMinimum    12
Maximum   35
Selection ProcessTalk to your school VET coordinator. A Pre interview and information session will be conducted: • On Wednesday 13th October 2021 at 9am- 3pm • At Colour Cosmetica 20D John Street. Salisbury 5108 • By Rebecca Faraone VETRO assessment will be conducted: • On Wednesday 3rd November 2021 9am-3pm and Friday 5th November 2021 9am-3pm • At Colour Cosmetica 20D John Street, Salisbury 5108 • By Rebecca Faraone
Orientation DetailsCourse orientation and induction occurs during the first training session by the trainer with host school VET Leader support. All home schools are required to conduct WorkPRO (or similar) prior to students commencing a course.
Public TransportWalking distance from Salisbury Interchange - 1 min walk Train: to Salisbury Interchange Zone A, then 1min walk: GA1, GA2. Buses: to Stop 49 Church St - West Side, then 1 min walk: 224, 224F, 224M, 224X,225, 225F, 225X,400,401,403,404,404R,405,411,411U,415,430,477, 479,482,484,502, 502X, 560, 560A, 900, N502
Contact PersonMs Rebecca Faraone, Phone 8232 9588, Mobile 0403 530 790, Email
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