Hone and strop straight razors

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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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 WRHCS203A, 'Hone and strop straight razors'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Select honing and stropping tools.


A range of hones is selected, and their uses and relevant maintenance procedures are applied.


Appropriate lubricants are selected and used.


A range of strops is selected, and their use and maintenance procedures are applied.


Hone straight razors.


The blade of the straight razor is examined to detect any imperfections or defects.


A hone that is suitable to the condition of the blade to be sharpened is selected and lubricated.


The straight razor is honed to a keenness suitable for face shaving.


The used hone is cleaned and maintained according to manufacturer's instructions.


Strop straight razors.


The keenness of the razor's edge is safely tested.


A strop that is suitable to the condition of the razor is selected and dressed appropriately.


Stropping techniques are applied and repeated as required.


The used strop is cleaned and maintained according to manufacturer's instructions.


Sterilise and store straight razors.


Straight razors are sterilised according to relevant legislation and workplace procedures.


Sterilised straight razors are stored according to relevant legislation and workplace procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

WRHCS203A appears in the following qualifications:

  • WRH30109 - Certificate III in Hairdressing
  • WRH20109 - Certificate II in Hairdressing