Northern Adelaide State Secondary Schools Alliance
Course Details - SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant (Northern Adelaide Senior College)

NASSSA TitleCertificate II in Salon Assistant
QualificationSHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant
RTOColour Cosmetica Academy (National Code 40055)
Host OrganisationNorthern Adelaide Senior College
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
4 Terms
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. • Students will be required to wear flat, closed in shoes during the course and have a professional industry image. • Students will be required to wear the Colour Cosmetica Academy uniform - Black Colour Cosmetica Academy T – Shirt with black pants or pencil length skirt.
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 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 Times36 weekly sessions at Colour Cosmetica Academy on Tuesdays from 09:00 until 15:00.
Commencement date 02/02/21.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 45 SACE credits
320 Nominal Hours
Units Of Competency
CoreBSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others20 nominal hours
 SHBHBAS001Perform 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
ElectiveSHBHBAS002Provide head, neck and shoulder massage for relaxation20 nominal hours
 SHBHDES002Braid hair30 nominal hours
 SHBHIND002Research and use hairdressing industry information20 nominal hours
 SIRCOM002Recommend products and services20 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Theory and practical lessons.
Training Cost$2,700.00 including GST
Schools are now invoiced per semester for the units that the students are registering into, rather than a percentage of the total cost. Cost includes a Colour Cosmetica T-shirt, text books and work books.

Colour Cosmetica Academy prefer that students have their own laptop for all theory online study with eBook upload.
Other Costs$125.00 including GST
Hairdressing Kit $125.00
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    12
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessTalk to your school VET coordinator.
Orientation DetailsOrientation 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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