SHBHCUT010 - Create haircuts using tracks and carving

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Unit code: SHBHCUT010 | Study level: TAFE
City Campus
City King St


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source or create designs for tracks and creative carvings and to incorporate those into haircuts using clippers, scissors, razors or precision trimming tools.


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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:

  • source at least six different designs for hair tracks and carvings from at least three different sources and compile a portfolio for future use;
  • consult with at least four clients to determine design preferences and incorporate tracks and creative carvings into haircut structure to their satisfaction, and;
  • across the above four clients, cumulatively cover: two different track designs; two different creative carving designs.

Required reading

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.

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