Apply knowledge of hair and scalp problems to trichological consultations

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Self Assessment Survey
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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. Apply knowledge of hair and scalp science to trichological consultations.

1.1. Identify and apply the relevant principles of skin science to the performance of trichological treatments, according to relevant health regulations and salon procedures.

1.2. Explore the growth, development, ageing and healing of human hair and scalp and explain their relevance to the performance of trichological consultations.

1.3. Identify hereditary physical traits and conditions that affect the hair and scalp and relate to trichological consultations.

1.4. Recognise the role of skin chemicals, endocrine glands, hormones and the autonomic nervous system in hair growth.

1.5. Identify the components, functions and dysfunctions of the circulatory system and relate to trichological consultations.

1.6. Identify the components, functions and dysfunctions of the immune system as they relate to hair growth.

2. Apply knowledge of hair and scalp disorders to trichological consultations.

2.1. Examine the development, causes and common sites of a range of skin disorders and diseases and their typical symptoms and medical terminology and relate to trichological consultations.

2.2. Perform consultations identifying contagious disorders and the potential for cross-infection.

2.3. Identify and discuss typical medical treatments and side effects for a range of scalp disorders and diseases with clients as required.

2.4. Recognise contraindications to treatments and advise clients or refer to appropriate professionals as required.

3. Promote skin health and care.

3.1. Promote trichological treatments to maximise skin health and care.

3.2. Recommend and provide beneficial treatments for a range of hair and scalp disorders and diseases.

3.3. Provide after-care service and advice.