Gerald works as a barber and uses a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of barbering services to his clients. He uses discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of his own work.

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Gerald is able to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements, including reducing the negative environmental impact of work practices.

SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

Gerald is able to conduct financial transactions for the sale of products and services within a personal services environment. He can operate point-of-sale equipment, handle cash, complete sales and reconcile takings.

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

Gerald is able to work in a personal services environment by integrating knowledge of workplace rights and responsibilities and organisational policies and procedures, and by using effective team and individual work practices to plan and organise daily work activities.

SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men\'s haircut structures

Gerald is able to consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design, recommend and complete a range of complementary traditional and classic men’s haircuts which combine different structures. The combination can include solid, graduated and layered structures and those tapered haircuts created using over-comb techniques.

SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team

Gerald is able to work as part of a team in a salon or retail cosmetics environment. He can communicate with colleagues and senior staff and actively participate in a team work environment.

SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures

Gerald is able to develop 2-D visual representations and plans for solid form, graduated and increased and uniform layered haircut structures. This enables Gerald to visualise the components of finished haircut structures as aids to planning and completing haircuts.

SHBHCUT003 Create graduated haircut structures

Gerald is able to consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design and recommend complementary graduated haircuts. He can cut hair into graduated hair cut structures and to finish hair to shape.

SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions

Gerald is able to recognise a range of hair and scalp conditions as part of a pre-hair service analysis, to advise on and provide remedial treatments for minor conditions and to advise clients to seek further advice for abnormal or contagious conditions.

SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Gerald is able to follow safe practices to minimise risks to self, client and colleagues in a salon environment. He can follow hygiene and skin penetration guidelines, clean the work area, use electricity safely, identify and report faults, use personal protection and work safely.

SHBHCUT004 Create layered haircut structures

Gerald is able to consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design and recommend complementary layered haircuts. He can cut hair into both uniform and increased layered hair cut structures and to finish hair to shape.

SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients

Gerald is able to provide a complete customer service experience. He can communicate with clients face-to-face or by telephone, schedule appointments, attend and respond to client complaints, and assist clients with special needs.

SHBHCUT013 Provide men\'s general grooming services

Gerald is able to consult with clients and provide a range of general men’s grooming services including trimming eyebrow and ear hair and shaving the neck under a beard. These enhancement services are usually offered in conjunction with haircutting services.

SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services

Gerald is able to carry out a range of hair services provided at the basin area including pre-service shampoos and treatments, and post treatment removal of residual colour and lightening products.

SHBHCLS002 Colour and lighten hair

Gerald can consult with clients, analyse existing hair colour and condition and provide a range of hair colour and lightening treatments.

SHBHCUT011 Design and maintain beards and moustaches

Gerald is able to consult with clients and analyse beard, moustache and facial characteristics to design, recommend and complete a range of complementary styles. He also maintains styles for his customers.

SHBHCLS003 Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments

Gerald is able to consult with clients, analyse existing hair colour and condition and provide full and partial head highlighting treatments using foil techniques. He can use single or combined colour, high lift tint or bleach products to create highlights, lightened sections of the head or multiple colours in the hair.

SHBHCUT009 Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques

Gerald is able to consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design, recommend and complete complementary haircuts using freehand clipper techniques.

SHBHCLS004 Neutralise unwanted colours and tones

Gerald can consult with clients, analyse unwanted natural or artificial hair colour and tone, and to select and apply colour correction products to neutralise or change existing base colour and tone.

SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base

Gerald is able to develop, sustain and expand a personal clientele in order to remain a viable industry employee. Building relationships with clients occurs while he is delivering a range of services in the salon in which he is employed or operates.

SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape

Gerald is able to use a variety of styling tools to dry hair to shape after services completed by hairdressers or barbers in the salon team.

SHBHCLS005 Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments

Gerald can consult with clients, analyse existing hair colour and condition and provide on-scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments. It covers bleach treatments to untreated hair and retouch services to maintain already bleached hair.

SHBHCUT012 Shave heads and faces

Gerald is able to complete face and head shaves after analysing the client’s head, face and hair characteristics for impacting factors.

SHBHCUT005 Cut hair using over-comb techniques

Gerald is able to consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design, recommend and complete complementary tapered haircuts. He can cut hair using scissor-over-comb and clipper-over-comb techniques, to remove bulk, to blend different structures within haircuts and to outline or blend perimeters of haircuts.

SHBHCUT010 Create haircuts using tracks and carving

Gerald is able to source or create designs for tracks and creative carvings and to incorporate those into haircuts using clippers, scissors, razors or precision trimming tools.

SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas

Gerald is able to maintain, organise and clean tools, equipment and work areas to ensure a clean and tidy client environment and the hygienic and safe provision of hair services.

SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures

Gerald is able to consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design and recommend complementary one length or solid haircuts. He can cut hair into one length or solid hair cut structures and to finish hair to shape.

SHBHIND002 Research and use hairdressing industry information

Gerald is able to identify appropriate information sources and to research, develop and maintain knowledge which underpins effective performance of all hairdressing or barbering sales and service activities.

SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services

Gerald is able to develop and update knowledge of the organisation’s product and service range and to recommend products and services suited to customer needs. Products and services can include any from a hair, barbering, beauty or cosmetics range.

SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock

Gerald is able to receive and store retail stock. He can check stock quality and quantity against order requirements, store or present stock correctly, and maintain cleanliness of stock-handling areas.

SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays

Gerald is able to display retail merchandise. He can prepare, produce and maintain merchandise displays in accordance with visual merchandising requirements.