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Skills in Salon Assisting

This course has no current classes. Please to be notified of vacancies and similar courses.

This course may be fully subsidised for eligible students under the Community Services Obligation Program (CSO). To determine your eligibility for the CSO Program click here.

Are you currently interested in working in the beauty industry but don’t have any skills? Then look no further than our Skills in Salon Assisting! This course will provide you with the practical skills, knowledge and confidence to professionally work as part of a team in a salon environment.

The Skills in Salon Assisting course is delivered in our on-site beauty salon at Central Coast Community College and will give you the opportunity to perform tasks such as communicating and providing services to clients, answering telephones and making appointments, using and managing money, preparing yourself as a professional by learning how to apply makeup and performing manicuring and pedicuring tasks. A combination of classroom and practical exercises means you can graduate with the skills needed to excel in your chosen career!

Delve into the world of beauty salons by enrolling today and grow your career in the beauty or hair industry!

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government for eligible students.

Who Is This Course For

This course is for students looking to begin their career in the beauty industry or for current industry workers to gain additional knowledge and skills.

Learning Outcomes

This course is made up of the elective units from SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services, and you will learn:

  • Providing services to clients
  • Conducting financial transactions
  • Designing a make-up plan
  • Salon cleaning and infection control
  • Manicures and pedicures

Study Pathways

Students who choose to enrol in the Skills in Salon Assisting may be eligible to apply for the SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services.

Career Opportunities

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Beauty therapy salon assistant
  • Hairdressing salon assistant
  • Retail assistant in cosmetics
  • Makeup up artist

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery with mandatory practical placement (completed on-site in our operational Student Salon).

Funding Eligibility

This course is being offered under the Adult and Community Education Community Services Obligation (CSO) Program. This funding has been designed to support people who experience barriers to training and employment. To determine your eligibility for the CSO Program click here.

Entry Requirements

Click here for information about the enrolment process.

What to Bring To Class

Please bring a pen, paper and folder to class. Students are required to wear the appropriate attire for this course, including a black blouse, black pants and enclosed shoes. All other course resources will be provided for you.

Please Note that “CSO201824 Perform salon duties and maintain a clean salon” is a Non-Accredited Module and only a statement of attendance will be provided for this module.

Units of competency

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
  • SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
  • SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
  • SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
  • SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
  • CSO201824 Perform salon duties and maintain a clean salon