Hair and Beauty

SIH20111 Certificate II in Hairdressing

SIH20111 Certificate II in Hairdressing is part of the Hairdressing Training Package. It is for people who want to gain employment as salon assistants and are competent in communicating in the workplace, interacting with and providing service to clients and assisting colleagues. The course provides an overview of the hairdressing industry and graduates will also acquire some practical skills in hairdressing. As part of the course, students will be required to perform routine functions under direct supervision as part of a hairdressing team.

Do you have a passion for Hair?
Are you a people person or dreamed of working on a cruise ship?

This course is designed as a pre-vocational qualification and provides the basic skills to work as a salon assistant. Delivered in commercially operating salons, this course includes preparing clients for salon services, client communications, shampoo and dry hair to shape, applying colour, developing hairdressing industry knowledge and workplace safety procedures. It is a pathway to an apprenticeship to Certificate III in Hairdressing.

Overview of the Hairdressing Role

Hairdressing salon assistants are employed to assist in the running of the salon. They perform general duties such as welcoming clients, making appointments and general housekeeping. Salon assistants spend most of the day on their feet and are usually required to work flexible hours to fit in with salon hours of business.

There is a very high level of customer contact so salon assistants need to be well presented with excellent communication skills.

Personal requirements:

  • Pleasant personality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative flair
  • Ability to take direction and follow instructions

Dates and Times

SOUTH
Campbell Street Campus

Intake 1:

  • Course Dates:  7 February – 22 June 2017
  • Duration:  2 days per week, Tuesday & Thursday – 9am to 3.30pm
  • Information Sessions:  Thursday, 19 January 2017 – 10.30am to 12pm OR 1.30pm to 3pm
    • Venue:  Hairdressing, Ground Floor, 75 Campbell Street, Hobart
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Intake 2: 

  • Course Dates:  25 July – 30 November 2017
  • Duration:  2 days per week, Tuesday & Thursday – 9am to 3.30pm
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

NORTH
Alanvale Campus

  • Next Intake:  27 July – 1 December 2017
  • Duration:  2 days per week, Thursday & Friday – 9am to 3.30pm
  • Information Sessions:  Thursday, 19 January 2017 – 10.30am to 12pm OR 1.30pm to 3pm
    • Venue:  3rd Floor, C Block, Alanvale Campus, Alanvale Road, Newnham
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

NORTH WEST
Devonport Campus

Intake 1:

  • Course Dates:  9 February – 23 June 2017
  • Duration:  2 days per week, Thursday & Friday – 9am to 3.30pm
  • Information Sessions:  Thursday, 19 January 2017 – 10.30am to 12pm OR 1.30pm to 3pm
    • Venue:  2nd Floor, Devonport Campus, 20 Valley Road, Devonport
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Intake 2: 

  • Course Dates:  27 July – 1 December 2017
  • Duration:  2 days per week, Thursday & Friday – 9am to 3.30pm
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Resources and Equipment

Protective Clothing
It is a compulsory requirement that students wear ‘closed in’ shoes and their uniform at all times whilst undertaking hairdressing units.

Hairdressing Kit & Uniform

  • Each student is supplied with a uniform and a comprehensive Hairdressing Kit:
  • Professional Hairdryer
  • Professional Combs/Brushes
  • Hairdressing Accessories

Recognition

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/

Fees and Payments

Full Fee:   $836
Full Fee Concession:  $279
Subsidised Fee:   $697
Subsidised Concession:  $232

Plus Hairdressing Kit:  $300

Because the Government provides generous levels of support to enable TasTAFE to offer much of its training on a subsidised basis, you may not have to pay the maximum fee. Your eligibility for a fee subsidy or a concession will be determined at the time of enrolment, and your overall tuition fee will depend on your individual circumstances.

Please note the majority of people who have not completed a Certificate III or above in the last five years are subsidised students

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/

Pre-requisites

No entry level requirements. Students must have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills as well as good people skills.

Qualification Requirements

SIH20111 Certificate II in Hairdressing requires successful completion of 13 units of competency, comprising of 8 core units and 5 elective units. A major component of this subject is work placement for eligible students only.

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