SHBHCCS001 - Plan hair services for special events

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Unit code: SHBHCCS001 | Study level: TAFE
City Campus


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.


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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:

  • consult with four different clients to establish their needs for different special events to be chosen from the following types:
  • weddings
  • formal functions or balls
  • parties
  • calculate and present documented costings for each of the above clients for a series of services to include:
  • preparatory services leading up to event
  • trialling and adjustment of hair designs
  • event day services
  • combine at least two of the following for each of the above costings:
  • haircutting services
  • hair colouring or lightening services
  • hair extension services
  • hair styling and finishing services
  • men’s general grooming services
  • prepare a schedule to complete all costed services for at least two of the above clients.

Required reading

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.

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