Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions

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 SIHHHSC302A, 'Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions'.
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


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. Physically and visually examine hair and scalp and question client regarding recent treatments and services.

1.2. Recognise normal hair and scalp conditions and propose treatments from the salon range.

1.3. Discuss cost and confirm treatment actions compatible with the analysis and suitable products from the salon range.

1.4. Record outcomes of analysis on client record.

2. Recognise abnormal hair and scalp conditions.

2.1. Recognise abnormal hair and scalp conditions and counsel client regarding remedial action.

2.2. Apply relevant health regulations relating to contagious disorders of the hair and scalp.

3. Treat hair and scalp.

3.1. Select appropriate remedial treatment from the workplace range to match hair and scalp analysis.

3.2. Perform remedial treatments according to manufacturer instructions and salon procedures.

3.3. Ensure the safe disposal of treatment waste, according to salon procedures.

3.4. Recommend beneficial home hair care products and remedial action where indicated by the condition.

3.5. Record products and treatments on client record.

4. Test skin for possible allergic reactions.

4.1. Perform skin tests for allergic reactions prior to hair colouring and lightening services, according to manufacturer instructions.

4.2. Observe outcomes of skin tests for symptoms of allergic reaction and inform clients.

4.3. Note contraindications to colouring and lightening treatments on client records and take appropriate action.