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Unit of competency details

SHBHDES001 - Dry hair to shape (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SIHHHDS201A - Dry hair to shapeEquivalent •Unit updated to meet the Standards for Training Packages. 30/Mar/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 31/Mar/2016


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 110303 Hairdressing 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 110303 Hairdressing 09/Aug/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Not applicable.

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use a variety of styling tools to dry hair to shape after services completed by hairdressers or barbers in the salon team.

This unit applies to salon assistants who work in hairdressing or barber salons under close supervision and with guidance from more experienced or senior hairdressers or barbers. They use little judgement and follow instructions specified by the hairdresser or barber who has completed the client consultation and manages the client service. It can also apply to more senior hairdressers and barbers completing basic hair drying services.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Competency Field

Hair Design

Unit Sector

Hairdressing

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Consult with supervising hairdresser and prepare for service.

1.1.Discuss desired hair finish and confirm supervising hairdresser or barber instructions.

1.2.Select and prepare styling products and tools according to techniques advised by supervisor.

2. Complete dry.

2.1.Maintain client and operator comfort and safety throughout service according to organisational procedures.

2.2.Measure and apply styling products, according to supervisor and product instructions and ensure minimal wastage.

2.3.Commence drying on area of head directed by supervisor.

2.4.Dry hair thoroughly using systematic sectioning.

2.5.Apply brushes or fingers and warm air in direction of imbrications on hair shaft to achieve the predetermined finish.

3. Finish hair.

3.1.Finish dried hair after checking and direction from supervisor.

3.2.Apply finishing products where requested by client or directed by supervisor.

3.3.Complete service within organisational timeframes.

3.4.Dispose of styling waste safely, according to organisational procedures.

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance in this unit, but not explicit in the performance criteria are listed here, along with a brief context statement.

Skill 

Description 

Reading skills to:

  • comprehend sometimes unfamiliar and detailed documents including organisational procedures and product instructions.

Oral communication skills to:

  • ask open and closed probe questions and actively listen to clarify and confirm drying and styling instructions.

Numeracy skills to:

  • calculate and follow time allowed to complete client service.

Planning and organising skills to:

  • logically sequence stages of preparation and drying service using supervisor’s instructions to guide activities.

Unit Mapping Information

SIHHHDS201A Dry hair to shape

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=255d312b-db07-48f2-b6d6-1b0b06c42898

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Not applicable.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the job role, and:

  • follow supervisor’s instructions to dry hair to shape for six different clients and consistently achieve the planned outcome
  • dry hair to shape for these hair lengths, cumulatively across the suite of clients:
  • short
  • shoulder length
  • below shoulder length
  • achieve these types of finishes, cumulatively across the suite of clients:
  • smooth finishes
  • textured finishes
  • volume.

Knowledge Evidence

Demonstrated knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:

  • key features of the organisation’s styling and finishing products range:
  • product purpose
  • action on the hair
  • application instructions
  • drying techniques, equipment and products used to achieve:
  • smooth finishes
  • textured finishes
  • volume
  • industry practices and organisational procedures for:
  • client comfort and safety with particular emphasis on:
  • using gown and towels to protect client clothes
  • avoiding product contact with eyes
  • monitoring use of heated tools to avoid client burns
  • work health and safety for providing hair styling services, with particular emphasis on:
  • safe use of electrical hair drying equipment
  • using correct posture and adjusting height of client chair to avoid fatigue and injury
  • using correct techniques to hold, grip and manipulate styling tools to avoid fatigue and injury
  • minimising wastage of styling and finishing products
  • waste disposal with particular emphasis on environmentally sound disposal methods for styling and finishing products and containers.

Assessment Conditions

Skills must be demonstrated in a hairdressing or barbering environment; this can be:

  • a hairdressing or barbering industry workplace or
  • a simulated hairdressing or barbering workplace, set up for the purpose of skills assessment that provides services to paying members of the public.

Assessment must ensure use of:

  • a supervising hairdresser or barber from whom the individual takes instructions
  • paying clients with different hair drying and styling requirements; these can be:
  • clients in a hairdressing or barbering industry workplace, or
  • clients in a simulated hairdressing or barbering workplace within a training organisation who have the expectation that the services provided reflect those of a commercial business
  • sufficient client traffic to allow for prioritisation of tasks so that clients are serviced effectively in a logical sequence
  • activities that require the individual to work with commercial speed, timing and productivity to:
  • deal with multiple tasks simultaneously
  • complete client services within designated timeframes that reflect accepted industry practice
  • a hairdressing or barbering services workstation with:
  • one mirror per workstation
  • one adjustable client services chair per workstation
  • one blow dryer with heat diffuser per workstation
  • clean client gowns or wraps
  • professional styling and finishing products which can be:
  • gels
  • lotions
  • mousses
  • sprays
  • waxes
  • one operator trolley per workstation stocked with:
  • combs
  • brushes:
  • Denman style
  • round
  • vent
  • sectioning clips
  • product instructions
  • organisational procedures for:
  • client comfort and safety
  • work health and safety for hair styling services
  • waste minimisation
  • waste disposal.

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisation’s requirements for assessors; and:

  • hold a Certificate III in Hairdressing, or a Certificate III in Barbering, or a Certificate IV in Hairdressing, or be able to demonstrate equivalence of competencies; and
  • have at least three years full time employment experience as a hairdresser in a salon environment where they have applied the skills and knowledge covered in this unit of competency to assess this unit as part of a hairdressing qualification ; this cannot include any indentured traineeship or apprenticeship period; or
  • have at least three years full time employment experience as a barber in a shop or salon environment where they have applied the skills and knowledge covered in this unit of competency to assess this unit as part of a barbering qualification ; this cannot include any indentured traineeship or apprenticeship period.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=255d312b-db07-48f2-b6d6-1b0b06c42898