Use electric file equipment for nails

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 SIBBNLS206A, 'Use electric file equipment for nails'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Prepare the client.


Prepare service area, client and self according to relevant legislation and codes and workplace policies and procedures.


Establish client needs and expectations to provide advice and recommendations for treatment plan.


Assess nail condition and note areas of nail requiring special treatment.


Identify and explain any contraindications and refer client to an appropriate professional where required.


Select a finished nail shape and style according to agreed treatment plan.


Select electric file and correct burs and bits to suit treatment plan.


Use electric file equipment.


Prepare equipment according to the treatment plan, client requirements and manufacturer instructions.


Use personal protective equipment for client and self where required according to manufacturers' safety data sheets and workplace safety procedures.


Apply electric file procedures according to manufacturer instructions and safety data at appropriate stages in nail service.


Seek feedback from client during treatment and take remedial action where indicated.


Dispose of waste according to relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.


Evaluate finished result against treatment plan.


Clean and maintain equipment according to manufacturer instructions and relevant legislation, and workplace equipment cleaning and maintenance procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIBBNLS206A appears in the following qualifications:

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