Work in a nail services framework

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 SIBBNLS201A, 'Work in a nail services framework'.
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




Apply knowledge of nail science to beauty treatments.


Identify and apply relevant principles of nail science to nail and beauty treatments according to relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.


Identify main functions and role of the skin on the hands and feet.


Identify and describe structure and function of the lower arms and legs as they relate to manicure and pedicare services.


Apply knowledge of the structure and function of nails to nail treatments.


Identify appearance and gross anatomy of normal human skin and nails.


Identify commoncontraindications to health and outcomes and provide advice or referral to appropriate professionals as required.


Identify common problems of the skin and nails on hands and feet as they relate to natural nail treatments.


Identify common problems of the skin and nails on the hands and feet as they relate to application of artificial nail treatments.


Promote skin health and care.


Apply knowledge of nail science to nail and beauty treatments to maximise the promotion of the health and care of skin and nails.


Minimise damage to skin and nails when performing artificial or natural nail treatments.


Source information on effects of ingredients in a range of natural and artificial nail treatment products and take care to minimise their damage to skin and nails.


Apply relevant principles of nail science in provision of post-treatment advice.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIBBNLS201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIB50110 - Diploma of Beauty Therapy
  • SIB30110 - Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • SIB20210 - Certificate II in Nail Technology
  • SIB40110 - Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy