Design and perform full and partial highlighting techniques

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 WRHCL303B, 'Design and perform full and partial highlighting techniques'.
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




Consult with client and prepare for service.


Client characteristics are analysed through physical and visual examination.


Client history is referred to and previous colour is discussed with client where applicable.


Client history is established for new colour clients.


Client satisfaction or dissatisfaction with current hair colour and client expectations are established through questioning and active listening.


Desired degree of lift, colour and tone are confirmed with client through discussion and reference to manufacturer's colour charts.


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


Select and use products and equipment.


Colour, high lift and bleach products and foiling toolsand equipment are selected and individually prepared according to instructions and workplace procedures.


Foiling is applied evenly to a predetermined pattern and colour and lightening products are applied to foils and sealed to achieve predetermined colour effects with no colour bleed.


Foiling is applied within predetermined workplace timeframes.


Stages and methods of partial head on scalp product application are quick , even and without overlap, and application is cross checked for even coverage.


Quick service highlighting techniques are applied with no colour bleed.


Client and operator comfort and safety are ensured at all stages of the service according to relevant legislation, manufacturer's product safety data sheets and workplace policies and procedures.


Process and remove product.


Product processing is timed through observation to achieve desired lift or colour according to manufacturer's instructions.


Heat acceleration is applied where required to assist processing.


Foils or plastic caps are gently loosened and removed when processed, using tepid running water to avoid stretch or damage to the hair.


Residual product is removed at the end of processing time according to workplace procedures and manufacturer's instructions.


After colour conditioners are applied and removed according to manufacturer's instructions.


Provide after care advice.


Clients are advised on appropriate after colour/bleach hair shampoos and conditioners.


Sun protection strategies are suggested to clients.


After care products are recommended and purchases are recorded on client history.


Client history is updated to include highlighting selection, technique and outcome.

Qualifications and Skillsets

WRHCL303B appears in the following qualifications:

  • WRH30109 - Certificate III in Hairdressing