SHB20216 Salon Assistant Course

What does a Salon Assistant do?

Salon Assistants assist Hairdressers, Barbers or Beauty Therapists by performing routine tasks in a hairdressing, barber or beauty salon.

Qualification Description

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.

The combined skills and knowledge do not provide for a job outcome as a hairdresser and this qualification is intended to prepare individuals for further training.

Key Information

Qualification Code and Title: SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant
Next intake date: all year round

CRICOS Code: 094738B

Outcomes

This qualification will give you the skills you need to become a:

  • Hair, Beauty or Barber Salon Assistant, or

  • provides preparation for further training in Hairdressing, Barbering or Beauty Therapy

Course Structure

To be competent in this qualification, 12 Units must be completed:

  • Eight (8) Core units of competency

  • Four (4) Elective units of competency

Course Duration
  • 26 Weeks (6 months)

Delivery Modes
  • Classroom Based (face-to-face practical and theory)

Locations
  • Fitzroy

Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites required to enter the Certificate II in Salon Assistant.

Prior to enrolling in this course, students must complete the Victorian International Academy Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and Pre-Training Review interview so we can assess the suitability of this course to meet your needs. For a successful enrolment, students should be 18 years old.  Students under 18 will need to meet additional entry requirements, including parent/guardian consent and if no longer attending school, students will also need permission from the Department of Education and Training.

Selection for enrolment in our courses will be approved for applicants who meet the qualification entry requirements. In line with Government policy, students with intellectual and physical disabilities and who meet the entry criteria are encouraged to participate in training.
 

Skills First

Student may be eligible for subsidised training under the Victorian Government’s Skills First Program.
VIA will assess your eligibility for a government funded place prior to enrolment but you can find out more and check your eligibility on the Victorian Skills Gateway:

https://www.skills.vic.gov.au/s/how-to-check-your-eligibility

Course Fees

The fees you will need to pay will depend on your eligibility for a government subsidised place.  Please see our Statement of Fees documents for more information.

Statement of Fees

Other financial support

You may also be eligible to receive payments to support you while studying at Victorian International Academy.  Please see the Department of Human Services website for more information:

Department of Human Services – Students and trainees

 
Course Duration
  • 26 Weeks (6 months)

Delivery Modes
  • Workplace Based Traineeship

  • School Based Traineeship

Locations
  • in the student’s workplace

Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites required to enter the Certificate II in Salon Assistant.  To undertake this qualification as a Traineeship or School Based Traineeship, students must be working for a minimum of 13 hours per week in a part-time or full-time (not casual) role in a Salon.

Prior to enrolling in this course, students must complete the Victorian International Academy Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre-Training Review interview so we can assess the suitability of this course to meet your needs. For a successful enrolment, students should be 18 years old.  Students under 18 will need to meet additional entry requirements, including parent/guardian consent and if no longer attending school, students may also need permission from the Department of Education and Training.

Selection for enrolment in our courses will be approved for applicants who meet the qualification entry requirements. In line with Government policy students with intellectual and physical disabilities and who meet the entry criteria are encouraged to participate in training.

Skills First

Student may be eligible for subsidised training under the Victorian Government’s Skills First Program.
VIA will assess your eligibility for a government funded place prior to enrolment but you can find out more and check your eligibility on the Victorian Skills Gateway:

https://www.skills.vic.gov.au/s/how-to-check-your-eligibility

Course Fees

The fees you will need to pay will depend on your eligibility for a government subsidised place.  Please see our Statement of Fees documents for more information:

Refer to Statement of Fees for more information

Other financial support

You may also be eligible to receive payments to support you while studying at Victorian International Academy.  Please see the Department of Human Services website for more information:

Department of Human Services – Students and trainees

 
 
Course Duration
  • 26 Weeks (6 months)

Delivery Modes
  • Classroom Based (face-to-face practical and theory)

Locations
  • Fitzroy

Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites required to enter the Certificate II in Salon Assistant but students must satisfy the following Age, English language and Academic requirements:

Must be 18 years of age or over
Must have a satisfactory English Proficiency level of 5.5 or equivalent on IELTS Band
Must have completed Year 10 or its equivalent

Prior to enrolling in this course, students must complete Victorian International Academy’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre-Training Review interview so we can assess the suitability of this course to meet your needs.  For a successful enrolment, students must be 18 years old.

Selection for enrolment in our courses will be approved for applicants who meet the qualification entry requirements. In line with Government policy students with intellectual and physical disabilities and who meet the entry criteria are encouraged to participate in training.

Course Fees:

Refer to Statement of Fees for more information

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Certificate II in Salon Assistant 
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