This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan the provision of hair services for special events such as weddings, parties and balls. Services could be for individuals or groups and may involve a series of preparatory services prior to the event and styling services on the day in or outside the salon. It requires the ability to identify customer needs and preferences, determine final designs, provide costings and schedule all services.This unit applies to hairdressers and barbers with well-developed skills who work in hairdressing or barber salons. They use discretion and judgement to plan all client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each units 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:
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):