SHBHCUT002 - Create one length or solid haircut structures

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Unit code: SHBHCUT002 | Study level: TAFE
City Campus
City King St
SHBHCUT001 - Design haircut structures
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design and recommend complementary one length or solid haircuts. It requires the ability to cut hair into one length or solid hair cut structures and to finish hair to shape.


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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:

  • consult with at least three clients and complete a pre-service analysis covering the following characteristics to create and recommend appropriate one length or solid form hair cut designs: facial features and bone structure; natural hair type; hair texture; hair density; growth patterns; fall and movement, and;
  • complete one length or solid form haircuts for the above three clients to their satisfaction to include these lengths: above shoulder length; below shoulder length.

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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