SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant – Hairdressing Including Makeup

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 recommending and demonstrating hairdressing products, shampoo, colour removal, drying hair, greeting and preparing clients applying hair colour products, braiding hair and a unit of make-up (including day and evening make-up application).

This qualification is most often used as a stepping stone to a hairdressing apprenticeship studying Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416).


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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 Payment In Full $3,000: $1,500 on enrolment and $1,500 at week 7.

Payment Plan $3,300: $500 deposit on enrolment balance $400.00 direct deposit seven fortnightly payments.

Included in cost – all products, equipment and learners guides required to complete this qualification other than those listed under student requirements below.
Deposit $500 minimum deposit, $400 direct deposit seven fortnightly payments
Austudy This course is Austudy approved

Make-up units: Students are required to supply for hygiene reasons their own mascara and will be supplied mascara wands in class.


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

How to enrol:

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