Apply temporary hair colour and remove residual colour products

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 WRHCL201A, 'Apply temporary hair colour and remove residual colour products'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Apply temporary hair colour and remove residual colour products' 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



Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the level of performance required to demonstrate achievement of the element. The variables for the bold italicised text are outlined in the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.


Consult with senior operator and prepare client.


All aspects of colour service are discussed with senior operator and questions are asked to confirm instructions prior to commencing service.


Colour products are selected and prepared according to senior operator instructions.


Wraps and towels are applied to ensure client protection according to workplace procedures.




Apply products.


Stages and methods of product application are implemented as directed by senior operator and according to manufacturer's instructions.


Application is even and without stain on the scalp or hairline.


Client and operator comfort and safety are ensured throughout applications.


Application is completed within a designated workplace timeframe.


Remove products.


Residual products are thoroughly removed on completion of processing time when directed by senior operator.


Residual products are removed from scalp and hairline according to manufacturer's instructions and senior operator's directions.


Water temperature is tepid and hair is rinsed until water runs clear.


Conditioning products are applied after colour removal where directed by senior operator.


Client comfort and safety are ensured during colour removal process.


Client's hair is towel dried, wrap and towels are replaced as per workplace procedures, and client is seated at workstation at completion of process.

Qualifications and Skillsets

WRHCL201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • WRH20109 - Certificate II in Hairdressing