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Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Pre-apprenticeship Description

This course is designed as a pre-vocational qualification and provides the basic skills to work as a salon assistant. Delivered in commercially operating salons, this course includes preparing clients for salon services, client communications, shampoo and dry hair to shape, applying colour, developing hairdressing industry knowledge and workplace safety procedures. It is a pathway to an apprenticeship to Certificate III in Hairdressing. Overview of the Hairdressing Role Hairdressing salon assistants are employed to assist in the running of the salon. They perform general duties such as welcoming clients, making appointments and general housekeeping. Salon assistants spend most of the day on their feet and are usually required to work flexible hours to fit in with salon hours of business. There is a very high level of customer contact so salon assistants need to be well presented with excellent communication skills.

Eligibility Requirements

No entry level requirements. Students must have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills as well as good people skills.

Contact Information

Pre-apprenticeship Contact Name

Information Service Centre




Pre-apprenticeship address

20 Valley Road
Devonport TAS 7310

Pre-apprenticeship Start Date

5 February 2018

Hours Per Week

approx. 16


40 weeks


To be advised

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