This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide lash and brow services that include shaping and colouring.  It requires the ability to consult with clients, and select suitable products and equipment required to perform lash and brow services. Lash and brow services can be an individual treatment or form part of a series of treatments.


This unit applies to beauticians and beauty therapists who work in beauty salons and spas. In this environment they make routine decisions within a defined range guided by manufacturer information and organisational policies and procedures.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
SHBBFAS001

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - communicate, follow and adjust treatment plan to provide eight lash and brow treatments to clients suitable for the established client treatment objectives including two or more of the following services: eyebrow shape, eyebrow tint, eyelash tint; - design, record and maintain treatment plan and records for each of these clients specifying the details of: adverse effects, contraindications, eyebrow shape; - skin sensitivity; - service outcomes; - safe and suitable use of the following products: wax, eyelash and brow tints; - present self, according to organisational policy; - comply with health and hygiene regulations and requirements, and; - clean, prepare and maintain treatment area according to organisational policy. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - state or territory and local health and hygiene regulations and requirements relevant to lash and brow services; - organisational policies and procedures relevant to lash and brow services; - difference between cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation; - benefits of chemical and physical disinfection; - methods of cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation; - infection control procedures relevant to lash and brow services; - difference between cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation; - benefits of chemical and physical disinfection; - methods of cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation; - when to sterilise tweezers; - infection control procedures and application of standard precautions as they apply to providing lash and brow services; - scope of practice of when to refer client to other practitioners; - organisational policies and procedures; - client record management; - equipment use and maintenance; - incident reporting; - linen use and laundry procedures; - personal hygiene and presentation; - presentation of treatment area; - waste disposal, work health and safety; - simplified cross section of skin; - hair structure and growth; - hair growth cycle and relationship to hair removal; - hair types; - factors effecting hair growth; - features and safe use of lash and brow products; - appearance, causes and required action steps for the following skin reactions to: lash and brow services, eye inflammation, infections of eye or surrounding area, spotting on skin, hive like reactions, ingrown hair, infection of hair follicle; - sustainable operating procedures for the conservation of product, water and power, and; - aftercare advice, products and future treatments to maintain client treatment objectives.

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