SHBHBAS001 - Provide shampoo and basin services

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Unit code: SHBHBAS001 | Study level: TAFE
City Campus
City King St


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to complete a range of hair services provided at the basin area including pre-service shampoos and treatments, and post treatment removal of residual colour and lightening products.


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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:

  • integrate health, safety and hygiene practices and procedures into day-to-day basin services work functions across four, three hour work periods;
  • pre-service shampoo and conditioning;
  • colour product removal;
  • bleach product removal;
  • foils and colour product removal;
  • application of post colour treatment conditioners, and;
  • across the work periods, cumulatively use these head massage techniques when shampooing and conditioning: effleurage; petrissage; tapotement.

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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