This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to select and apply cosmetic tanning products.
It requires the ability to consult with clients about tanning products and colour choice, select products and equipment to prepare the skin and apply tanning products using a spray tanning gun. The application of cosmetic tanning products can be an individual service, or form part of a series of services.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & 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:
•design service plan, communicate to client and adjust as required to provide safe and appropriate spray tanning services for at least three clients of differing height, weight, age and cosmetic tanning preference
•maintain client records for the above clients detailing:
•follow up advice
•spray gun setting
•provide spray tanning services for each of the above clients that demonstrate:
•colour choice suitable for client skin and type
•effective skin exfoliation and preparation
•use of client and operator personal protection equipment
•for the above three treatments, clean, maintain and reassemble spray tanning equipment after treatment
•recognise skin reactions to patch test
•present self according to organisational policy
•comply with health and hygiene regulations and requirements.
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by VU Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):