Kickstart your journey into the Hair and Beauty industry with the Certificate II in Salon Assistant.
This course gives you the skills and knowledge to work as an assistant in a busy salon. You'll learn key techniques like basin work, colour application, and coordination of clients. You'll be guided by a senior salon operator and have the chance to practice your skills in the real world in our state-of-the-art GOTAFE salons.
This course can be delivered on campus, as a school-based apprentice, or as part of VETDSS studies. The course is delivered via blended learning, online, classroom-based and stimulated salon environment.
Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
Applicants must also have:
This course will prepare you to work in the hair and beauty industry as a Salon Assistant in a Hairdressing team.
Armed with these essential salon skills, you'll have the opportunity to take your skills to any location and work across a range of different salon types.
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.