Certificate IV in Hairdressing Induction

Certificate IV Hairdressing RPL

Apply creative colouring and lightening techniques to enhance hair designs

This unit applies to hairdressers who design and apply a range of specialist creative colouring and lightening techniques, including multiple colour applications and freehand techniques, using various application tools to achieve customized or fantasy effects to enhance a range of haircut structures and hair lengths. 

Coordinate work teams

This unit applies to senior hairdressers who work in a salon and requires the team member to consistently and responsibly apply store policy and procedures and local statutory requirements in regard to the induction, rostering, coordination, coaching and motivation of work teams. It requires strong interpersonal communication skills. Those with managerial responsibility undertake this role.

Design and apply creative long hair designs

This unit applies to senior hairdressers in salon and session styling environments, which take on a leadership role.

Research current directions in long hair design and combine design elements, principles and technical skills to achieve creative, experimental or innovative (avan-garde) long hair images on female clients. Such images are based on local, international, current and emerging hair and fashion trends.

The hair design may primarily establish the basis of the look. Alternatively, the hair design concept is developed around particular clothes or an event theme. This may involve the addition of hair pieces, other fibers’, materials and ornaments to achieve the design.

 

Design and perform creative haircuts

This unit applies to senior hairdressers in salon and session styling environments, which take on a leadership role. Who design and apply creative haircuts based on local and international current and coming hair fashion trends. A person undertaking this role applies discretion and judgment accepts responsibility for outcomes of own work and provides technical leadership in the salon team.

Provide technical leadership with a hairdressing context

This unit applies to senior hairdressers in salon and session styling environments, who take on a leadership role.

It applies to the manner in which hairdressing practitioners conduct themselves, the initiative they take in influencing, assisting and guiding others, and to the way they manage their own role and responsibilities, including improving their own professional practice.

A person undertaking this role applies discretion and judgment accepts responsibility for outcomes of own work and provides technical leadership in hairdressing teams.

Provide work skill instruction

Conduct individual and group instruction and demonstrate work skills, using existing learning resources in a safe and comfortable learning environment. Determine the success for both the training provided and one’s own personal training performance.

Research and utilise hairdressing trends to advance creative work

This unit applies to senior hairdressers in salon and session styling environments, which take on a leadership role.

To remain competitive, senior hairdressers need to constantly identify emerging trends that will impact on their skills development needs and the required products, materials, tools, equipment or technology that will be required to support the services that their clients will demand.

This unit requires the self-directed application of skills and knowledge in order to research, evaluate, plan, co-ordinate, manage and exploit emerging trends that arise in the hairdressing industry. This work is usually undertaken independently with guidance where required.

Solve complex colour problems

This unit applies to senior hairdressers in salon and session styling environments take They design and apply individual corrective colour treatment programs using a broad range of products and techniques over a series of services. Applying discretion and judgment, accepting responsibility for outcomes of own work and provides technical leadership in the salon team.

Work as a session stylist

This unit applies to senior hairdressers who work in and outside the salon preparing hair for fashion parades, hair shows, hairdressing technical seminars, platform demonstrations, training sessions and fashion shoots. Session styling may also take place in television, film and theatre settings.

This role involves research, communication, analysis, planning and then selecting, combining and applying a broad range of products, tools and equipment to create finished hair colours and designs. Finished designs may be creative, classic, current and historical; or in character for events, photographic assignments, film sets, catwalks or platform work. Session stylists may work individually or with other professionals such as make-up artists, fashion designers, photographers, photographic stylists, models and also in session stylist teams.