SHBHCUT011 - Design and maintain beards and moustaches

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Unit code: SHBHCUT011 | Study level: TAFE
City Campus
City King St


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to consult with clients and analyse beard, moustache and facial characteristics to design, recommend and complete a range of complementary styles. It also involves ongoing maintenance of styles.


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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 five (5) clients, each with different beard and moustache maintenance needs, recommend appropriate designs and complete services which consistently achieve desired outcomes to client satisfaction;
  • for each client, complete a pre-service analysis covering the following characteristics to determine service requirements: facial features and bone structure; hair texture; hair density; growth patterns of facial and neck hair; blemishes or moles;
  • integrate the use of health, safety and hygiene practices and procedures and use these cutting techniques cumulatively across the services completed: scissor over-comb; clipper over-comb; clippers with comb guards; shaving.

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.

As part of a course

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