SHB20216 - Certificate II in Salon Assistant

DurationThere are multiple durations. Please refer to Course Structure below.
Location
Gladstone and
Next intakeMarch, 2024
Study modeOn Campus, RPL/RCC/Credit
Total units12
Low-Fee course for eligible applicants.

Overview

If you have a creative streak, like to pamper people and have a dream one day of being a stylist, the Certificate II in Salon Assistant course could create a great career for you.

This is a preparatory qualification which provides a defined and limited range of basic skills and knowledge used in hairdressing salons by individuals who provide assistance with client services. These routine and repetitive tasks are completed under direct supervision and with guidance from hairdressers who manage the client service.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

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Career Opportunities

This qualification is intended to prepare individuals for further training in the hair and beauty industry.

Structure & Availability

Mainstream Full Time

Duration:

This program is typically delivered over a 26 - 33 week period, however as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.



Core

Unit CodeUnit Name
SHBXIND002Communicate as part of a salon team
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXCCS003Greet and prepare clients for salon services
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBHIND001Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
SHBHDES001Dry hair to shape
SHBHBAS001Provide shampoo and basin services
BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Elective

Unit CodeUnit Name
SIRRINV001Receive and handle retail stock
SHBHDES002Braid hair
SHBHCLS001Apply hair colour products
SHBHBAS002Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation

Start TAFE Now (STN)

Duration:

This program is typically delivered over a 44 - 52 week period, however as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.


Core

Unit CodeUnit Name
SHBXIND002Communicate as part of a salon team
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXCCS003Greet and prepare clients for salon services
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBHIND001Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
SHBHDES001Dry hair to shape
SHBHBAS001Provide shampoo and basin services
BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Elective

Unit CodeUnit Name
SIRRINV001Receive and handle retail stock
SHBHDES002Braid hair
SHBHCLS001Apply hair colour products
SHBHBAS002Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation

Start TAFE Now (STN)

IntakeLocations
February, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
March, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
April, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
May, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
June, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
July, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
August, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
September, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
October, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City

Mainstream Full Time

IntakeLocations
February, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
March, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
April, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
May, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
June, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
July, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
August, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
September, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City
October, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton City

This course has no residential schools.

Requirements

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.


There are no entry requirements for this course.

Fees & Scholarships

2024 Indicative Fees

Fee TypeFees
Fee for service$3,696
Fee for service per unit$308
TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit$5
Co-Contribution Fee$1,608
Co-Contribution Concessional Fee$1,080
Co-Contribution Fee per unit$134
Co-Contribution Concessional Fee per unit$90
RPL Fee for service per Unit$154

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding.

For high school students you may be eligible for the Queensland Government’s VET in Schools (VETiS) program which is fee-free. Course specific costs may be applicable, an example would be high vis clothes and safety boots for trade courses.

If you are unsure, please call us on 13 27 86.

How to apply

Step 1: Get a Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Visit usi.gov.au to create a USI or find an existing one.

Step 2: Prepare your eligibility documentation

So that we can assess your application and eligibility for Government funding options, you’ll need to upload documentation as part of your application. This includes proof of your:

  • Queensland Residency and Date of Birth. (e.g. Queensland Driver’s License photo must be of the back and front of the license)
  • Australian or New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency (e.g. Medicare Card or Birth Certificate)

For further information on eligible documentation, visit Apply for TAFE Certificates and Diplomas.

To fast-track your application, make sure you provide a clear photo showing all the information and upload it with your application.

Step 3: Start TAFE Now Application Documents

If you are applying via our Start TAFE Now Program you will need to ensure you attached the following documents to your application:

Step 4: Apply Online

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