Get into in a rewarding career making people look and feel their very best.
Gain the necessary experience to become a retail sales staff member who works across a range of tasks to sell and demonstrate beauty or cosmetic products, this can include in workplaces like beauty and hairdressing salons, retail outlets and department stores. Retail staff follow known routines and procedures and work under direct supervision.
You'll also gain the skills to work as a freelance make-up artist or in conjunction with a photographer or cosmetic surgeon in the area of Remedial Camouflage Make-up, at a cosmetic counter, within a salon or a day spa, and prepares you for the basics within the film industry.
Enhance your employment options by doing a dual qualification
At our Geraldton Campus this qualification is offered as a dual qualification with:
This entry level qualification will give you the start you need to work in a hairdressing salon. You'll obtain the skills, knowledge and confidence to get your career as a hairdresser underway and improve your opportunities for obtaining a hairdressing apprenticeship.
As a salon assistant you will be the first staff member to greet a client for their appointment. It's your job to provide them with excellent customer service and ensure that the hairdressers have what they need throughout each appointment.
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
This course is delivered as a combined course and is not available separately.
Completion of year 10 or equivalent.
Students will also need to complete the LLN Robot test to enable us to see the level of literacy and numeracy of the individual. This will help us determine if we need CAVVS, USIQ or an aboriginal student mentor present in the class.
Students must participate in an interview with the lecturer (face to face or phone) prior to enrolment to give them an information regarding the course; how much commitment is required; what needs to be purchased before the course starts, and dates concerning the course.
Students who decide to enrol must complete a client needs summary with the lecturer on enrolment to gain information regarding the needs of the student. This could include the need for literacy and numeracy support, need for financial support or any other information that could impact on the students’ ability to learn. Action can then be taken to address these needs to enable the students to succeed in the course.
Students must be able to stand for long periods of time during the day to be able to perform hair and beauty treatments on at least two to four clients per day to prepare the students for average industry client appointments.
All student must be open to develop communication skills to enable them to work with clients and students.
Students must be willing to have all treatments performed on themselves and perform on others to develop the skills needed for industry.
Job opportunities include:
- Retail Sales Consultant
- Sales Assistant
- Customer Service Assistant
- Point-of-Sale Operator
Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
Locations and study options
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