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SHB20216 – Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Course Summary:

This qualification will assist individuals who work as salon assistants and communicate and interact in the workplace and provide services to clients and colleagues. This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway and VETiS delivery

Career Outcomes:

  • Salon Assistant



Class Delivery



Part time

Full time

Part time

Full time


12 months

12 weeks



Delivery Method:            

  • Workplace / Flexible Delivery
  • Classroom

How to Apply:                     

  • By phone:
    • Skillinvest Metro – 1300 135 008
    • Skillinvest Regional – 1300 308 620

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no prerequisites for this qualification

Fees and Charges:

  • Refer to the Fees & Charges link on the Skillinvest website (

Qualification Requirements:

To meet the packaging rules and attain the qualification, a total of 12 units must be completed, when selecting units:
  • 8 core unit
  • 4 elective units

Core Units:

  • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • SHBHBAS001 Provide Shampoo and Basin Services
  • SHBHDES001 Dry Hair to Shape
  • SHBHIND001 Maintain and Organise Tools, Equipment and Work Areas
  • SHBXCCS001 Conduct Salon Financial Transactions
  • SHBXCCS003 Greet and Prepare Clients for Salon Services
  • SHBXIND001 Comply with Organisational Requirements within a Personal Services Environment
  • SHBIND002 Communicate as Part of a Salon Team

Elective A:

  • SHBHBAS002 Provide Neck and Shoulder Massages for Relaxation
  • SHBHCLS001 Apply Hair Colour Products
  • SIRRINV001 Receive and Handle Stock
  • SIRXSLS001 Sell to the Retail Customer