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Qualification details

WRH20109 - Certificate II in Hairdressing (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by SIH20111 - Certificate II in HairdressingSIH20111 replaces WRH20109 as the intent of the qualification remains unchanged. The total number of units required complete this qualification remains at 13 units. The number of core units has decreased from 9 to 8 units. The number of elective units has increased from 4 to 5 units. 19/Jul/2011
Supersedes and is equivalent to WRH20106 - Certificate II in Hairdressing 19/Apr/2011

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 18/Apr/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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HLTFA301B - Apply first aidApply first aid N/A
SIRXCOM001A - Communicate in the workplaceCommunicate in the workplace N/A
SIRXIND001A - Work effectively in a retail environmentWork effectively in a retail environment N/A
SIRXMER001A - Merchandise productsMerchandise products N/A
SIRXOHS001A - Apply safe working practicesApply safe working practices N/A
SIRXSLS001A - Sell products and servicesSell products and services N/A
WRBCS201B - Conduct financial transactionsConduct financial transactions N/A
WRHCL201A - Apply temporary hair colour and remove residual colour productsApply temporary hair colour and remove residual colour products N/A
WRHCR201A - Rinse and neutralise chemically curled or volumised hairRinse and neutralise chemically curled or volumised hair N/A
WRHCS201A - Prepare clients for salon servicesPrepare clients for salon services N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 451812 Hair Or Beauty Salon Assistant 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 8319-13 Hair And Beauty Salon Assistant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1103 Personal Services 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Hairdressing 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Hairdressing Apprentice,Salon Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 451812 Hair Or Beauty Salon Assistant 18/Apr/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 8319-13 Hair And Beauty Salon Assistant 18/Apr/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1103 Personal Services 18/Apr/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 18/Apr/2011 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Description

WRH20109 Certificate II in Hairdressing 

The Certificate II in Hairdressing has been designed as a qualification for those persons providing general assistance in a hairdressing salon.

Likely functions in the hairdressing industry for those who achieve this qualification include working within clearly defined contexts and, under supervision, providing assistance to other operators. Functions at this level include performing a limited range of hairdressing tasks, interacting with customers and providing customer service, following workplace safety procedures, demonstrating effective hairdressing environment work practices, providing assistance to colleagues and developing hairdressing industry knowledge.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Entry advice 

There are no pre-requisites for entry into this qualification.

Language , literacy and numeracy advice 

The National Reporting System informs the identification and description of underpinning English language, literacy and numeracy features and requirements within competency standards. The learner's language, literacy and numeracy levels are expected to be equivalent to Level 2 of the National Reporting System.

Reading and writing  - a learner will be able to read and comprehend a range of simple texts and write a range of short texts in a number of contexts which may be interrelated.

Oral communication  - a learner will be able to use and respond to language around everyday subject matter which may include some unfamiliar aspects for a range of purposes in a number of contexts which may be interrelated.

Numeracy and mathematics  - a learner will be able to deal easily with straightforward calculations either manually and/or using a calculator.

WRH20109 Certificate II in Hairdressing 

Qualification requirements 

Employability Skills Summary

* This unit is compulsory and only applicable for learners undertaking this qualification via an institutional pathway.

Employability Skills Summary 

WHR20109 Certificate II in Hairdressing 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills required by the hairdressing Industry for this qualification. The Employability Skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication 

Use questioning and active listening to ascertain and respond to customer needs to ensure customers enjoy a positive experience that reflects salon values. Regularly carry out verbal instructions from other team members and supervisors. Read and interpret simple workplace documents, complete simple written workplace forms and share work related information with other team members.

Teamwork 

Work collaboratively with other team members, supporting the team, respecting and understanding others views and giving and receiving feedback in the context of a salon environment where employees are expected to perform their individual tasks but also look for opportunities to assist others.

Problem solving 

Demonstrate sensitivity to customer needs and concerns, anticipating problems and acting to avoid them where possible. Solve problems in the context of a team structure where, after clarification, customer service issues or recognition of risk may be referred to a senior operator for resolution depending upon salon policy and procedures.

Initiative and enterprise 

Act under direction at all times.

Planning and organising 

Plan and carry out simple salon tasks to timelines and priorities that are set by a senior operator.

Self-management 

Understand and follow salon policies regarding work availability, rosters and work duties. Work within the salon culture by practising inclusive behaviour, effective management of personal presentation, hygiene, and time; and the ability to efficiently prioritise and complete delegated tasks under instruction.

Learning 

Identify personal strengths and weaknesses in the context of the job role and recognise how to personally learn best at work. Accept opportunities to learn new ways of doing things and implement changes under instruction within the context of salon procedures.

Technology 

Use and maintain a range of salon technology; in the context of available equipment and salon procedures. Recognise and report faulty equipment and follow salon occupational health and safety procedures.

Example core and elective unit selection WRH20109 Certificate II in Hairdressing 

A learner who is employed or seeking employment in a salon offering hairdressing services and retailing home hair care products specifically for men could elect to undertake the following units:

Australian Apprenticeship Pathway 

All 10 core units 

PLUS 

WRHCS203A Hone and strop straight razors

SIRXMER001A Merchandise products

SIRXSLS001A Sell products and services

OR

Institutional Pathway 

All 10 core units 

PLUS 

WRHCS203A Hone and strop straight razors

SIRXMER001A Merchandise products

WRHWP201A Assist colleagues providing multiple salon services as a team member

A learner who is employed or seeking employment in a salon offering hairdressing services and retailing home hair care products for men and women could elect to undertake the following units:

Australian Apprenticeship Pathway 

All 10 core units 

PLUS 

WRHCL201A Apply temporary hair colour and remove residual colour products

WRHHD202A Apply single, two and three strand braiding techniques

WRHCR201A Rinse and neutralise chemically curled or volumised hair

OR

Institutional Pathway 

All 10 core units 

PLUS 

WRHCL201A Apply temporary hair colour and remove residual colour products

WRHHD202A Apply single, two and three strand braiding techniques

WRHWP201A Assist colleagues providing multiple salon services as a team member

Packaging Rules

WRH20109 Certificate II in Hairdressing 

Qualification requirements 

To achieve a Certificate II in Hairdressing, 13 units must be completed comprising:

  • 9 core units, plus
  • 4 elective units. At least 2 units may be selected from list below or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Note :WRHWP201A Assist colleagues providing multiple salon services as a team member is a compulsory elective in the group of 3 to be selected by learners when undertaking this qualification via an institutional pathway ; it is not applicable to learners undertaking an Australian Apprenticeship pathway , who will acquire these skills and knowledge in their salon .

Core units  - complete all 9 units of competency 

WRHCS201A

Prepare clients for salon services

WRHCS202B

Maintain tools and equipment

WRHCS204A

Maintain and organise work areas

WRHCS205A

Follow personal health and safety routines at work

WRHCS206A

Perform head, neck and shoulder massage

WRHHD201A

Dry hair to shape

SIRXCOM001A

Communicate in the workplace

SIRXIND001A

Work effectively in a retail environment

SIRXOHS001A

Apply safe working practices

PLUS 

Elective units  - complete 4 of the following units of competency 

WRBCS201B

Conduct financial transactions

WRHCL201A

Apply temporary hair colour and remove residual colour products

WRHCR201A

Rinse and neutralise chemically curled or volumised hair

WRHCS203A

Hone and strop straight razors

WRHCS207A

Develop hairdressing industry knowledge

WRHHD202A

Apply single, two and three strand braiding techniques

*WRHWP201A

Assist colleagues providing multiple salon services as a team member

SIRXMER001A

Merchandise products

SIRXSLS001A

Sell products and services

HLTFA301B

Provide first aid

* This unit is compulsory and only applicable for learners undertaking this qualification via an institutional pathway.