Provide manicure and pedicare services

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 SIBBNLS202A, 'Provide manicure and pedicare services'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1 Prepare client for manicure or pedicare service.

1.1 Prepare service area, client and self for manicure or pedicare service according to relevant legislation and codes and workplace policies and procedures.

1.2 Identify and evaluate client hand or foot characteristics and service requirements, provide advice and recommend a treatment plan.

1.3 Identify existing nail or skin conditions on client’s hands or feet and note areas requiring special treatment.

1.4 Identify and explain contraindications, and refer client to an appropriateprofessional where required.

1.5 Select hand and skin care products according to treatment plan and confirm with client.

2 Perform a basic manicure or pedicare service.

2.1 Select manicure or pedicare products and equipment and apply sequentially according to relevant legislation, manufacturer instructions, client requirements and workplace policies and procedures.

2.2 Cleanse client’s hands or feet and nails according to agreed treatment plan.

2.3 Shape and file nails according to client requirements and treatment plan.

2.4 Apply exfoliation treatments according to treatment plan and manufacturer instructions.

2.5 Apply massage movements to hand and lower arm, or foot and leg, according to client requirements and treatment plan.

2.6 Apply polish or varnish according to manufacturer instructions and client requirements.

2.7 Use energy, water and other resources efficiently during treatment process to reduce negative environmental impacts.

2.8 Safely dispose of treatment waste to minimise negative environmental impacts.

2.9 Clean and disinfect or dispose of equipment according to relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.

3 Review treatment and provide post-treatment advice.

3.1 Seek client feedback and record relevant outcomes of treatment on treatment plan.

3.2 Provide home-care advice to maintain skin and nails according to client needs.

3.3 Suggest future treatment program and make product recommendations according to client requirements.

3.4 Revise and confirm future treatment plan as required with the client.

3.5 Rebook client according to agreed treatment plan.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIBBNLS202A 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