Nina is a hairdresser who uses a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. She uses discretion and judgement to provide client services and takes responsibility for her own work.

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Nina can effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements, including reducing the negative environmental impact of work practices.

SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas

Nina can 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. Complex and scheduled maintenance would be referred to specialist service technicians.

SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base

Nina can develop, sustain and expand a personal clientele in order to remain a viable industry employee. Building relationships with clients occurs while hairdressers and barbers are delivering a range of services in the salon in which they are employed or operate.

SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs

Nina can consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design, recommend and complete a range of complementary classic and current hair designs.

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

Nina can 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.

SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures

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

SHBHCUT003 Create graduated haircut structures

Nina can consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design and recommend complementary graduated haircuts. She can cut hair into graduated hair cut structures and to finish hair to shape.

SHBHCLS003 Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments

Nina can consult with clients, analyse existing hair colour and condition and provide full and partial head highlighting treatments using foil techniques. She 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.

SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

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

SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions

Nina can 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.

SHBHCLS004 Neutralise unwanted colours and tones

Nina 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.

SHBHCLS002 Colour and lighten hair

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

SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients

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

SHBHCCS001 Plan hair services for special events

Nina can plan the provision of hair services for special events such as weddings, parties and balls. Services could be for individuals or groups and may involve a series of preparatory services prior to the event and styling services on the day in or outside the salon. She can identify customer needs and preferences, determine final designs, provide costings and schedule all services

SHBHCLS005 Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments

Nina 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.

SHBHIND004 Participate in session styling teams

Nina can participate in session styling teams creating finished hair designs. Sessions are diverse and can include fashion parades, hair shows, technical seminars, platform demonstrations, training sessions and fashion shoots as well as film, television and theatre productions.

SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

Nina can conduct financial transactions for the sale of products and services within a personal services environment. She can operate point-of-sale equipment, handle cash, complete sales and reconcile takings.

SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures

Nina can consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design, recommend and complete a range of complementary haircuts which combine different structures. The combination may include solid, graduated and layered structures and those tapered haircuts created using over-comb techniques.

SHBHCUT004 Create layered haircut structures

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

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

Nina can 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 may include solid, graduated and layered structures and those tapered haircuts created using over-comb techniques.

SHBHREF002 Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments

Nina can consult with clients, analyse hair characteristics and condition and to complete chemical treatments to reduce curl or wave in the hair. Treatments can be for untreated naturally curly or wavy hair or for chemically treated hair.

SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team

Nina can work as part of a team in a salon or retail cosmetics environment. She can communicate with colleagues and senior staff and actively participate in a team work environment.

SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures

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

SHBHCUT005 Cut hair using over-comb techniques

Nina can consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design, recommend and complete complementary tapered haircuts. She 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.

SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services

Nina can 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.

SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles

Nina can consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design, recommend and complete a range of complementary up-styles for long hair. This includes braids, twists, classic rolls and chignons.

SHBHREF001 Curl and volumise hair with chemical treatments

Nina can consult with clients, analyse hair characteristics and condition and to complete chemical treatments to add curl or body to short or medium length hair.

SHBHREF003 Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments

Nina can consult with clients, analyse hair characteristics and condition and to complete protein treatments to reduce curl or wave in the hair. Treatments can be for untreated naturally curly or wavy hair or for chemically treated hair.