Apply over-comb techniques

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Assessment Template
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Evidence Guide
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Self Assessment Survey
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Plan tapered haircut structures.


Haircut plan is prepared to represent the haircut structure.


Appropriate tools are selected to achieve planned haircut finishes.


Tapered cutting techniques are selected to achieve planned haircut finishes.


Apply scissor over-comb techniques.


Scissor over-comb techniques are applied in a logical sequence and pattern and with a continuous comb and scissoring action to theexterior of the haircut.


Position of head and neck is adjusted during service for desired access and application of technique.


Taper effect is varied by application of scissors over the fine or coarse end of the comb for a variety of neckline shapes and lengths.


Scissors and comb are applied at various angles to blend structures in the interior and exterior of the haircut.


Apply clipper over-comb techniques.


Clipper over-comb techniques are applied behind ears and to neckline to blend haircuts according to predetermined designs.


Clipper over-comb techniques are applied to create a variety of neckline shapes and lengths.


Clippers with attachments are used to create a variety of haircut effects.


Outline haircuts.


Haircut outlines are marked over and behind ears using clippers where indicated by the planned finish.


Clippers are used to outline sideburns where indicated by the planned finish.


Necklines are lathered and skin is stretched and shaved in the direction of hair growth to ensure a smooth result without discomfort to the skin.


Client comfort and safety are ensured during each stage.


Select and apply finishing techniques.


Appropriate finishing products, equipment and techniques are selected and applied to achieve planned haircut finish.


Waste is disposed of according to relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.


Equipment is cleaned or disposed of according to relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

WRHHC305A appears in the following qualifications:

  • WRH30109 - Certificate III in Hairdressing