Apply micro-dermabrasion to improve skin appearance

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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
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
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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 SIBBSKS506A, 'Apply micro-dermabrasion to improve skin appearance'.
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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 Consult and prepare for the treatment.

1.1 Access and review client treatment plan.

1.2 Review and note any contraindications and subsequent variations to the treatment plan.

1.3 Select micro-dermabrasion equipment, confirming it is in safe working condition.

1.4 Select and allocate resources to be used to meet treatment objectives.

1.5 Explain contraindications which prevent treatment clearly and tactfully and recommend more suitable alternative treatments.

1.6 Confirm treatment objectives and revised treatment plan with client and ensure consent.

1.7 Prepare treatment area and wear personal protective equipment to avoid cross-infection and exposure to clinical waste.

1.8 Ensure the positioning of the client and equipment permits effective access and minimises risk to operator and discomfort to client.

2 Apply micro-dermabrasion treatments.

2.1 Sanitise hands and wear suitable gloves throughout the treatment.

2.2 Ensure that treatment area is clean, dry and hair free.

2.3 Explain the physical sensation being created by the equipment being used.

2.4 Carry out a patch test on the treatment area and assess skin response, discontinuing treatment where there are adverse reactions.

2.5 Adjust machine systems and variables as required and according to patch test reaction and the skin area being treated.

2.6 Stretch and manipulate the skin where necessary according to treatment techniques and objectives.

2.7 Adjust systems and variables as necessary while monitoring skin reaction and client response.

2.8 Check client’s wellbeing, offer reassurance and discontinue treatment if required during treatment.

3 Review treatment and provide post-treatment advice.

3.1 Evaluate the outcomes of the treatment process with client.

3.2 Apply high factor suncreams to hydrate and protect the treatment area.

3.3 Negotiate future treatment program with client to ensure optimal outcomes.

3.4 Provide home-care advice according to client needs.

3.5 Rebook client for complementary services according to agreed treatment plan.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIBBSKS506A appears in the following qualifications: