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Hairdressing & Personal Care Training

Apply occupational health and safety standards in a salon environment

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
Learners credited with this unit standard are capable of demonstrating cleaning, sanitising and sterilising in the salon according to industry accepted standards.

The qualifying learner will be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements in a salon.
Demonstrate hygiene and sterilising practices in a salon environment.
Apply the different methods and procedures for hygiene and sterilisation in a salon environment.

Market retail products and services in the salon environment

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
This unit standard will enable learners to demonstrate an understanding of retail products and services in the salon environment and to provide clients with the service required.

A person credited with this unit standard is able to:
Describe the purposes and methods of retailing in the salon environment.
Identify sales opportunities.
Present and demonstrate products and services to prospective customers.
Create a product display.

Apply fibre/silk nail technology

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
The person credited with this unit standard is able to prepare their workstation for a fibre/silk service and prepare the client for the required treatment.

The qualifying learner is able to:
Prepare the nail plate according to organisational requirements and manufacturers recommendation.
Apply, shape and blend artificial tips.
Apply nail repair and overlay.
Apply fibre/silk nails according to clients requirements.
File and remove fibre/silk nails.
Provide aftercare advice.

Perform temporary hair removal by means of waxing and bleaching

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.

Perform a relaxing back and neck massage

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
The person credited with this unit standard is able to prepare their workstation and client for a back and neck massage. They are able to record required information and assess the skin and underlying structures in order to perform the message. Learners will be able to perform and manage the massage on the back and neck according set standards.

Identify disorders of the skin and hair

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard will enable learners to explain the anatomy of the skin and hair and correctly identify and refer clients with skin and hair disorders for appropriate treatment.

A person credited with this unit standard is able to:
  • Describe the structure and functions of the skin and hair.

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