HAIRDRESSERS cut, style, colour, straighten and permanently wave hair, and treat hair and scalp conditions.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
providing advice on hair care, beauty products and hairstyles
shampooing hair and conditioning scalps
colouring, straightening and permanently waving hair with chemical solutions
cutting hair with scissors, clippers and razors
styling hair into dreadlocks and braids and adding hair extensions
shaving and trimming beards and moustaches
cleaning work areas and sanitising instruments
arranging appointments and collecting payments
may clean, colour, cut and style wigs and hairpieces