Apply layered haircut structures

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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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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
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver WRHHC304A, 'Apply layered haircut structures'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Plan layered haircut structures.


Haircut plan is prepared to represent the haircut structure.


Appropriate tools are selected to achieve planned haircut finishes.


Appropriate layered cutting techniques are selected to achieve planned haircut finishes.


Apply layering techniques.


Design/guide lines are established according to the haircut plan.


Position of head and neck is adjusted for desired layering structures.


Hair is evenly wet or dry and even tension is applied.


Clean sections/partings with no tangle and appropriate lift and distribution of hair are maintained throughout the service and according to the haircut plan.


Hands and scissors are applied parallel to base parting to achieve uniform layering.


Hands and scissors are applied parallel and/or non-parallel to base parting to achieve increased layering.


Cutting hand is positioned with the palm toward or away, up or down as a matter of operator comfort in relation to the length of hair, the line being cut and the area of the head being cut.


Select and apply finishing techniques.


Appropriate finishing tools 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

WRHHC304A appears in the following qualifications:

  • WRH30109 - Certificate III in Hairdressing