This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use electrolysis to remove unwanted hair from the face and body. It requires the ability to establish priorities with clients, synthesise knowledge of skin and hair biology and electric currents, and to design and provide effective hair removal treatments. Treatment outcomes are usually achieved over a program that involves multiple individual treatments.
This unit applies to beauty therapists who work in beauty and hair removal salons. In this environment they exercise judgement in planning and providing an appropriate treatment; demonstrate maturity and confidentiality in their client interactions; and apply knowledge of a range of hair removal methods.
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:
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):