SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant – Hairdressing

The Certificate II in Salon Assistant (SHB20216) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training package (SHB).  This qualification has been designed for those individuals who either wish to undertake a hairdressing apprenticeship and utilize the Certificate II in Salon Assistant qualification as a preparation course or those individuals who wish to be employed as a salon assistant in a hair salon.

The skills and knowledge are of a basic nature and all undertaken under supervision, they include selling and demonstrating hairdressing products, shampoo, colour removal, blowdrying hair, greeting and preparing clients, head, neck and shoulder massage, applying hair colour products and braiding hair.

This qualification is most often used as a stepping stone to a hairdressing apprenticeship studying Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416).This is an entry level qualification into the exciting world of hairdressing at WA Academy.

Students are supplied all products, equipment and resources included in the course cost unless detailed below.


Course Code SHB20216
Duration 15 weeks – 4 days per week; 45 weeks - 1 day per week
Hours 9.30am to 4.30pm
Accreditation Nationally recognised qualification Certificate II level
Course Cost $3,000 upfront on enrolment or $3,300 on payment plan
Deposit $500 minimum deposit, $400 direct deposit seven fortnightly payments
Austudy This course is Austudy approved

Students need to purchase from WA Academy prior to course commencement their personal equipment kits that they utilize in class, work experience and home practice $350.


WA Academy uniform top to be worn with black professional pants and enclosed black shoes.

How to enrol:

For enrolment queries and advice, please contact us on (08) 9356 2269 or email To enrol and pay online please use our online enrolment form:

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