Apply the principles of skin biology to beauty treatments

Formats and tools

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SIBBCCS301A, 'Apply the principles of skin biology to beauty treatments'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Apply knowledge of skin structure and function to beauty treatments.


Identify relevant principles of skin biology and apply to beauty treatments according to relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.


Identify anatomical structure of the epidermis, dermis and hypodermis.


Identify main functions and roles of the skin.


Identify structure, function, distribution and development of the glands of the skin.


Identify skin colour and reaction to light and relate to beauty treatments.


Identify role of the skin in homeostasis and thermoregulation.


Identify process of primary and secondary melanisation.


Identify process of primary and secondary erythema.


Identify role of theskin as a sense organ and the importance of variations in sensory perception in a range of beauty treatments.


Apply knowledge of the structure and function of hair to beauty treatments.


Identify protective role of hair and gross structural features of the pilobaceous unit.


Identify structural and cellular features of hair and hair follicles.


Identify process of hair growth and the hair growth cycle, and how they relate to beauty treatments.


Recognise effects of beauty treatments on hair and relate these to beauty treatments.


Promote skin health and care.


Apply knowledge of skin biology to planning and performance of beauty treatments to maximise promotion of skin health and care.


Apply knowledge of environmental damage to skin to advise clients and minimise skin changes.


Minimise damage to skin when performing beauty treatments particularly in regard to hair removal and skin or hair colouration.


Apply relevant principles of skin biology in provision of skin care and service advice.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIBBCCS301A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIB50110 - Diploma of Beauty Therapy
  • SIB30110 - Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • SIB40110 - Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

And the skillsets: