This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use a variety of styling tools to dry hair to shape after services completed by hairdressers or barbers in the salon team.

Unit details

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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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: - follow supervisor's instructions to dry hair to shape for six different clients and consistently achieve the planned outcome; - dry hair to shape for these hair lengths, cumulatively across the suite of clients: short; shoulder length; below shoulder length, and; - achieve these types of finishes, cumulatively across the suite of clients: smooth finishes; textured finishes; volume.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - key features of the organisation's styling and finishing products range; - drying techniques, equipment and products used to achieve: smooth finishes; textured finishes; volume, and; - industry practices and organisational procedures.

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