Design and apply short to medium length hair design finishes

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 SIHHHDS303A, 'Design and apply short to medium length hair design finishes'.
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



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. Analyse client characteristics.

1.1. Establish natural hair type, texture, growth patterns, fall and movement by physical and visual examination.

1.2. Examine and analyse facial features and bone structure.

2. Consult with client and confirm a finished look.

2.1. Apply the elements and principles of design to complement client facial features and bone structure and envisage alternative hair designs.

2.2. Discuss and describe suitable looks and establish client expectations using visual examples as necessary.

2.3. Discuss and confirm a preferred hair design concept with client.

3. Apply relevant techniques to create a finished design.

3.1. Select and apply styling products, according to hair type and predetermined design, following product instructions.

3.2. Select and apply relevant styling tools and techniques to achieve the overall finished design.

3.3. Ensure client comfort and safety during the process, according to salon procedures.

3.4. Select and apply finishing tools and techniques to achieve the predetermined design.

3.5. Confirm client satisfaction and adjust hair design finish where required.

3.6. Advise on hair design maintenance and recommend relevant home hair care products.

3.7. Complete the hair design service within designated workplace timeframes.