Provide intense pulsed light and laser hair reduction treatments

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
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
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SIBBHRS707A, 'Provide intense pulsed light and laser hair reduction treatments'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Prepare treatment area.


Follow safe practice protocols for use of IPL and laser equipment.


Set up and take down appropriate equipment as per manufacturer instructions and safety data sheets, and safe practice protocols.


Operate control panel on equipment according to manufacturer instructions.


Ensure equipment is operating according to manufacturer instructions and workplace safety checklists.


Prepare treatment area considering reflective equipment and risk of fire.


Check window coverings and post warning signs according to workplace laser safety procedures.


Ensure all attachments are sanitised before and after use on the client.


Fill in pre-laser or IPL procedure checklist.


Apply safe preparation and care procedures.


Consult with client and review existing treatment program plan to reflect contraindications arising since the last treatment.


Discuss planned treatment area and review client understanding of treatment program.


Confirm agreed treatment with client and complete a signed client consent form.


Check that all jewellery has been removed by client and practitioner or taped where not removable.


Cleanse and prepare treatment area as required.


Photograph the treatment area prior to the treatment session.


Shave treatment area if required and ensure all shaved hair is thoroughly removed.


Issue protective eyewear for client, practitioner and any other person present in treatment area.


Identify potential hazards throughout treatment procedure.


Apply IPL or laser treatment.


Follow all workplace IPL and laser safety precautions according to laser safety plan and apply equipment to treatment areas for required amount of time.


Adjust equipment treatment settings according to treatment plan.


Explain treatment and sensation, and reassure client throughout each stage of treatment process.


Apply coupling gel where required, ensuring minimum wastage.


Perform a test shot according to treatment settings and in an area relevant to treatment site.


Observe immediate skin reaction and level of client discomfort.


Modify treatment program plan and re-adjust and record treatment settings where indicated by an immediateadverse skin reaction or poor client pain tolerance.


Start treatment on least pain sensitive areas.


Work sequentially on target area, avoiding repeat treating any area immediately after first shot.


Turn off equipment and photograph treated skin areas at completion of treatment service.


Provide post-treatment care and advice.


Wipe treatment skin area with damp cotton wool or sponges to remove gel where required.


Select immediate post-treatment skin cooling products and apply according to treatment plan and client reaction to treatment.


Advise client regarding post-treatment home care.


Review and adjust treatment program plan to reflect treatment and outcomes.


Re-affirm any special precautions to be followed by client in period leading up to next treatment.


Fill in post-laser or IPL procedure checklist.


Confirm and book next appointment in treatment sequence.


Initiate follow-up to check for post-treatment complications or adverse effects according to workplace procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIBBHRS707A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIB70110 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Intense Pulsed Light and Laser Hair Reduction