This unit (SHBBCCS001) describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to advise clients on a range of professional beauty products and services. It requires the ability to investigate products and services, interpret information, identify client beauty needs and explain available beauty products and services. This unit applies to workers in nail, make-up, and beauty salons. In these environments, they work in a team but have responsibility for maintaining their own product and treatment knowledge.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:

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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: - present information on a new product or service demonstrating knowledge of: features and benefits; availability; typical clients that will benefit, and; - advise and sell six products and services to clients with differing product and service requirements demonstrating: ability to identify client needs and constraints; selection of suitable products or treatments; presentation of features and benefits; demonstration of products; responses to client questions.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - legal requirements relevant to advice and sale of beauty products and services; - organisational policies and procedures relevant to the sale of products and services; - effects and benefits of professional product ranges for: nail care; make-up; skin care; - effects, benefits and contraindications to the following treatments: manicure and pedicare; facial services; body services; hair reduction services; - factors that affect suitability of organisational services and products to client needs, and; - specialised product knowledge.

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