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Certificate II in Hairdressing

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  • Objectives
    The Certificate II in Hairdressing will equip you with foundation skills and knowledge for a career in the hairdressing industry. The course will also enhance your applications for a hairdressing apprenticeship by providing you with basic training in competencies included at the apprenticeship level. Certificate II in Hairdressing graduates can look forward to rewarding careers in hairdressing by accessing a pathway to become qualified hairdressers.
  • Entry requirements
    Certificate II in Hairdressing applicants will be expected to have language, literacy, numeracy and communication skills to undertake the course.
  • Academic Title
    Certificate II in Hairdressing
  • Course description
    Modules / Units of Competency
    There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate II in Hairdressing . The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
    Prepare Clients for Salon Services
    Maintain Tools and Equipment
    Maintain and Organise Work Areas
    Follow Personal Health and Safety Routines at Work
    Perform Head, Neck and Shoulder Massage
    Develop Hairdressing Industry Knowledge
    Dry Hair to Shape
    Communicate in the Workplace
    Work Effectively in a Retail Environment
    Apply Safe Working Practices
    Apply Single, Two and Three Strand Brading Techniques
    Assist Colleagues Providing Multiple Salon Services as a Team Member
    Apply temporary hair colour and remove residual colour products
    The Certificate II in Hairdressing is a full-time 10 week course. Students can expect 17 hours over 2.5 days of class attendance each week and will be required to complete 64 hours of practical placement for workplace assessment. Student intakes are generally in February, May and August.

    Selection Criteria
    Certificate II in Hairdressing applicants who meet the entry requirements will be admitted to study the course in date order of receipt of applications.

    Links and options exist between various levels of study. Accredited pathways exist enabling students to move between courses within the Gordon and to other higher education institutions.

    Certificate II in Hairdressing

        * Hair and Beauty salon assistant
        * Apprentice hairdresser

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    Certificate IV in Hairdressing
    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.

    Gordon Institute Support Services

    The Gordon offers a range of support services to assist prospective students with course, career or fee advice. For enrolled students, the Gordon provides general education support, counselling and careers advisors, disability support services and an Indigenous Education Unit. The Gordon also offers an on-campus Student Residence for students living away from home. If you need assistance in any of these aspects please let a Gordon staff member know so that we can arrange assistance where appropriate.

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