Employability Skills Summary
WHR40206 Certificate IV in Trichology
The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills required by the Hairdressing Industry for this qualification. The Employability Skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:
Use questioning and active listening to ascertain and respond to client or patient needs. Use specific medical terminology supported by plain English
in order to explain trichological assessments to clients or patients. Write patient referrals to other professionals. Read and interpret product and equipment manufacturer's instructions and other work related documents. Complete written workplace forms and share work related information with other team members.
Work collaboratively with other professionals to treat trichological problems. Share technical expertise and act as a mentor and trouble shooter for less experienced team members.
Act independently to design and recommend to patients, approaches to assist in resolving trichological problems.
Initiative and enterprise
Act independently as freelance trichologist or within the context of a salon team. Regularly suggest new treatments and services to clients.
Planning and organising
Prepare and use a broad range of treatments that address trichological problems.
Work effectively as freelance trichologist practising inclusive behaviour when interacting with other professionals and patients, observing patient confidentiality, effectively managing personal presentation, hygiene, and time; and efficiently and independently prioritising and completing clinical tasks.
Identify personal strengths and weaknesses in the context of the job role and recognise how to further develop professional expertise as a trichologist and small business owner. Consistently seek opportunities to learn new ways of doing things and implement changes within the specific trichologist job role and available trichology equipment, product and knowledge developments.
Seek and Use and maintain a range of therapeutic and small business technology; in the context of available equipment.
Due to the high proportion of electives required by this qualification, the industry/enterprise requirements described above for each Employability Skill are representative of the hairdressing industry in general and may not reflect specific job roles. Learning and assessment strategies for this qualification should be based on the requirements of the units of competency for this qualification.