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Launch your career in hairdressing

Embark upon a career as a hairdressing assistant with this pre-apprenticeship qualification. This course will give you the basic skills employers are looking for to establish a career as a salon assistant.

The personal services industry is set to expand in employment opportunities over the next five years by as many as 25,000 new positions. This course is designed to teach you routine tasks and procedures as well team and group work that shows employers you are dedicated to building a career in hairdressing.

Our exceptional teaching teams maintain strong industry connections and keep up to date with the latest trends and styles. They are dedicated to passing on the basic knowledge and entry-level skills required to help you build your career and progress on to further study. You'll learn how to greet and prepare clients for salon services, communicate as part of a salon team, and how to perform basic salon duties like providing shampoo and basin services.

With this qualification you will have a better understanding of the industry and be well situated to enhance your skills through further study or an apprenticeship. Give yourself a competitive edge by learning how to break ground in a new career as a salon assistant. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Gold Coast - Southport

Key dates and info

DURATION

Part time: 12 months / 1 day per week

Course details

07 5581 8300

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Sam Allan

Have your experience acknowledged through Recognition of Prior Learning

The salon-based learning I received whilst completing my Diploma of Hairdressing gave me the confidence to open my own hairdressing salon the day after I completed the course. The flexible learning style offered not only allowed me to complete extra curricular activities, but also acknowledged my recognition of prior learning, which other institutions did not offer. After having such a positive experience throughout my course, I continue to send my apprentices to TAFE Queensland Gold Coast, to ensure they recieve the same positive experience and industry skills.

Sam Allan
Diploma of Hairdressing

Thank you

A thank you to all our amazing students. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.

Course snapshot

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Gold Coast - Southport 8 Feb 2018 Part time / 1 day per week Classroom

Entry requirements

  • Students should contact their School Careers Officer.
  • Students must be in Year 10, 11 or 12.

Funding options are available for students that have not currently enrolled in a VET in Schools qualification.  It is important that you carefully consider your course choice before applying. Please speak to your Careers Officer at school for further information.

Location/s

Gold Coast - Southport
91-99 Scarborough Street
Southport QLD 4215

Resources required

  • Students will be required to wear all black (T-shirt, pants or skirt) with enclosed black shoes. This dress code is compulsory.
  • Students will be provided with a hairdressing kit which is included in the course fees.
  • To enhance your experience it is recommended that students bring their own portable device.

Timetable

Classes are held on Thursdays from 8.00am-3.00pm at Southport, Level 1 (Ground Floor), Room 111/112 (Hairdressing Salon) for 12 months.

Important Information

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

Units

To achieve this qualification students must successfully complete 12 units, 8 core and 4 electives.

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others Core
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions Core
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment Core
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services Core
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation Elective
SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape Core
SHBHDES002 Braid hair Elective
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas Core
SHBHIND002 Research and use hairdressing industry information Elective
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team Core
SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays Elective
SHBXCCS003 Greet and prepare clients for salon services Core

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

This program receives VET in Schools funding, therefore is fee free for eligible secondary school students.  Please visit http://www.training.qld.gov.au/training-organisations/funded-programs/vetis.html for further information or speak with one of our Customer Service Consultants on (07) 5581 8300.

Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

At the completion of the Certificate II in Salon Assistant, successful students will be able to work as a salon assistant, enter a hairdressing apprenticeship with credits, or work in a hairdressing retail environment.

You may gain credits towards a Certificate III in Hairdressing or Diploma of Beauty Therapy. Successful course completion will allow students to obtain 4 points towards their QCE.

Job prospects

  • Retail Assistant/Salesperson
  • Salon Assistant

Sam Allan

Have your experience acknowledged through Recognition of Prior Learning

The salon-based learning I received whilst completing my Diploma of Hairdressing gave me the confidence to open my own hairdressing salon the day after I completed the course. The flexible learning style offered not only allowed me to complete extra curricular activities, but also acknowledged my recognition of prior learning, which other institutions did not offer. After having such a positive experience throughout my course, I continue to send my apprentices to TAFE Queensland Gold Coast, to ensure they recieve the same positive experience and industry skills.

Sam Allan
Diploma of Hairdressing

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

All done? Then you're ready to Enrol now

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafegoldcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

Orientation

Orientation:  An Orientation session will be held in class on the first day.

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 12 December 2017

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