SHBHCUT012 - Shave heads and faces

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Unit code: SHBHCUT012 | Study level: TAFE
City Campus
City King St


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to complete face and head shaves after analysing the client’s head, face and hair characteristics for impacting factors.


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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 the use of health, safety and hygiene practices and procedures to complete head and face shaving services for four clients with different head and face shaving needs which consistently produce a smooth, hair-free finish, and;
  • 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, neck and head hair; blemishes or moles; presence of contraindications to 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.

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