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Comments about Certificate II in Hairdressing - On Campus - Geelong - Victoria
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.
Certificate II in Hairdressing applicants will be expected to have language, literacy, numeracy and communication skills to undertake the course.
Certificate II in Hairdressing
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
Certificate III in Hairdressing
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.