PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
The person credited with this unit standard is able to prepare their workstation for temporary hair removal, assess the hair growth and skin of their client and perform the removal of unwanted facial and body hair. Learners are able to use strip wax, hot wax, sugaring depilation for the hair removal treatment.
The qualifying learner is able to:
Explain hair growth and hair types.
Assess the hair growth and skin in order to perform a temporary hair removal service.
Prepare workstation for a temporary hair removal.
Perform temporary hair removal by means of waxing.
Perform temporary hair removal by means of bleaching.
Perform temporary hair removal by means of sugaring.
LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in:
Communication skills at NQF Level 3.
Mathematical literacy skills at NQF Level 3.
UNIT STANDARD RANGE
Temporary hair removal services include hot waxing, strip waxing sugaring and bleaching.
A basic hygiene procedure includes the personal cleanliness, sanitation of tools, equipment, plinth/chair, area and trolley.
Receiving the client will include supply with appropriate protective clothing, positioning client comfortably.
Recognised safety precautions pertaining to electrical and chemical procedures must be applied.
Contra-indication and precaution checklist includes allergies, cuts and abrasions.
Correct and complete systems and products should be used.
Cold wax will include but not limited to strip wax and body temperature wax.