Design and maintain beards and moustaches

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
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 WRHHC308B, 'Design and maintain beards and moustaches'.
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




Design beards and moustaches.


Beardcharacteristics are established by physical and visual examination.


Facial features and bone structure are observed by visual examination.


Based on analysis, moustache and beard designs that provide balance and emphasis to facial characteristics are recommended and agreed with clients.


Select and apply tools and equipment.


Over-comb techniques are applied in a logical sequence to remove bulk and to shape beard and moustache.


Beard and moustache lines are defined according to agreed design using scissors and/or clippers.


Client comfort, safety and hygiene are maintained throughout the service according to relevant legislation and workplace practices.


Perform an outline shave.


Wet lather of shaving cream is applied to the area to be shaved.


Shaving strokes are applied with razor at the appropriate angle and to a predetermined pattern with the skin stretched taut.


Face area is shaved to a predetermined pattern and against the grain for a smooth shave.


Neck area is shaved to a predetermined pattern and in the direction of hair growth to avoid tearing skin.


Blood spots are treated according to relevant legislation and workplace practice.


Finalise service.


Client satisfaction is confirmed in accordance with his expressed beard design requirements.


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

Qualifications and Skillsets

WRHHC308B appears in the following qualifications:

  • WRH30109 - Certificate III in Hairdressing