Colour and lighten hair

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 SIHHCLS302A, 'Colour and lighten hair'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Colour and lighten hair' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

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 with client.

1.1. Evaluate client current and prior reactions to colour chemicals by observing the outcomes of a pre-service skin test and through access to client history.

1.2. Establish client history for new colour clients.

1.3. Analyse client characteristics through physical and visual examination.

1.4. Identify contraindications to the colour service and inform client according to salon policy.

1.5. Establish client satisfaction or dissatisfaction with current hair colour.

1.6. Explore client expectations through questioning and reference to existing client history.

1.7. Confirm client’s desired base colour or degree of lift and tone through discussion and reference to product colour charts.

2. Prepare client for service.

2.1. Perform strand tests where indicated by analysis.

2.2. Apply wraps and towels to ensure client protection and safety, according to salon procedures.

3. Select and use colour and high lift tint products.

3.1. Select and prepare colour products, according to manufacturer instructions and salon procedures.

3.2. Follow stages and methods of product application according to manufacturer instructions, within salon timeframes and crosscheck for even coverage.

3.3. Monitor and time colour product processing through observation and according to manufacturer instructions.

3.4. Monitor and time high lift tint product processing according to manufacturer instructions observing the achievement of desired lift and tone.

3.5. Remove residual product at the end of processing time according to manufacturer instructions.

3.6. Use energy, water and other resources efficiently during the service to reduce negative environmental impacts.

3.7. Safely dispose waste product to minimise negative environmental impacts.

3.8. Follow product safety data sheet, and salon procedures to ensure client and operator comfort and safety at all stages of the colour service.

4. Review the service and provide home care advice.

4.1. Review service outcomes and confirm client satisfaction with the colour result.

4.2. Advise on colour care shampoos, conditioners and hair colour sun-protection strategies to clients.

4.3. Update client history to include colour or high lift product selection, technique, processing time, service outcome, recommended and purchased home hair care products.