Domain - Salon Skills

Domain - Salon Skills

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Level 2

Maintain order and supplies in a hairdressing or barbering salon environment

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21935 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for entry level learners who will assist in a hairdressing or barbering salon environment to maintain order and supplies. People credited with this unit standard are able to, in a hairdressing or barbering salon environment, maintain: the cleanliness; the tidiness of the reception and client areas; the levels of supplies; and the laundry. This is a core component of hairdressing and barbering practice and underpins performance in all practical aspects of the trade.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 20 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Assist an operator in a salon environment

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Version 4

21937 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for entry level learners who will assist an operator in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard are able, in a salon environment, to: identify the operator''s resource requirements for the day; and maintain operator''s schedule of work and resources throughout the day.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 20 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Converse and interact with clients and operators in a salon environment

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Version 4

21938 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for entry level learners who will converse and interact with clients in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard are able to, in a salon environment: demonstrate appropriate conversation; converse and interact to meet the expectations of clients and operators; and converse and interact with an operator working with clients.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 20 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of workplace requirements for employment in a salon

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Version 4

21940 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for entry level learners who wish to work in a salon. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate basic knowledge of health and hygiene requirements when working in salon; demonstrate knowledge of salon workplace requirements and procedures; and describe attributes required of an employee in a salon.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 20 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Display products in the salon environment

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Version 2

25436 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for entry-level learners working and intending to work in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of grouping products for display in a salon environment; and display products for the reception area, to support services, and for in-salon promotions in the salon environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 20 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of sustainability concepts for a salon

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25439 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This is a knowledge-based unit standard for entry-level learners working and intending to work in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of sustainability concepts for a salon.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 20 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of the client journey in a salon

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28025 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for entry level learners who wish to work in a salon. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the client journey in a salon.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 20 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of undertaking an observation of technical skills in a salon

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Version 2

28027 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for entry level learners who wish to work in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of undertaking an observation of technical skills in a salon.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 20 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Provide service and care in a salon environment

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Version 7

9953 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This is a practical unit standard for people who will provide service to clients in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard can, in a salon environment: . greet a client arriving, . care for a client having a service, and . farewell a client who is leaving.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 3

Demonstrate safe and professional practice in the salon environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard was replaced by unit standards 28843, 28844 and 28845.

20929 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the hairdressing industry who wish to develop knowledge and skills in removing unwanted additives from hair. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of additives in hair; prepare to remove and remove aniline derivative tint from hair; and complete follow-up actions.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Create appointments and maintain appointment systems and records in the salon environment
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2026.

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Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 25438, unit standard 28843, and unit standard 28844 have been replaced by unit standard 33231 and unit standard 33232.

25435 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This is a practically based unit standard for people who create and maintain appointment systems and records in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate background knowledge required for creating appointments; create appointments for services; and maintain appointment systems and records in the salon environment.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of personal responsibility and money matters in the salon environment

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Version 3

25437 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for entry-level learners working and intending to work in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard can: . demonstrate knowledge of costs associated with the operation of a salon, . describe how personal actions can impact on a salon''s profitability, . explain basic accounting concepts used in a salon and how to calculate GST, and . apply payment procedures in the salon environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Apply knowledge of services and workflow in the salon environment
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2026.

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Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 25435, unit standard 28843, and unit standard 28844 have been replaced by unit standard 33231 and unit standard 33232.

25438 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working and intending to work in positions in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard are able to: assist with services and contribute to workflow in the salon environment; explain services and their timings in a salon; and explain workflow in a salon.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Select and recommend hair products

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 2758.

25794 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the hairdressing or barbering industry who wish to gain knowledge of hair retail products in order to select and recommend suitable hair products for clients. People credited with this unit standard are able to select and recommend shampoo products, hair conditioning products, and style products.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 20 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Select and recommend nail products for use at home

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Version 2

27168 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of a retail range of nail products for use at home, and select and recommend nail products for use at home.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 35 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Select and recommend hair products
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 25794.

2758 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the hairdressing or barbering industry who wish to gain knowledge of hair retail products in order to select and recommend suitable hair products for clients. People credited with this unit standard are able to select and recommend shampoo products, hair conditioning products, and style products.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of personal health and hygiene, and self-styling, for working in a salon
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2026.

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Version 2 This unit standard, unit standard 25435, unit standard 25438, and unit standard 28844 have been replaced by unit standard 33231 and unit standard 33232. This unit standard, unit standard 28844, and unit standard 28845 replaced unit standard 20929.

28843 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working and intending to work in positions involving customer contact in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate the personal health and hygiene requirements for working in a salon; and demonstrate knowledge of self-styling principles that promote the fashion identity of a salon.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of professional behaviour and legal requirements for a salon
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2026.

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Version 2 This unit standard, unit standard 25435, unit standard 25438, and unit standard 28843 have been replaced by unit standard 33231 and unit standard 33232. This unit standard, unit standard 28843, and unit standard 28845 replaced unit standard 20929.

28844 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working and intending to work in positions involving customer contact in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: professional behaviour expected within a salon; and legal requirements related to working in a salon.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate safe and professional practice in the salon environment

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Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 28843, and unit standard 28844, replaced unit standard 20929.

28845 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working and intending to work in positions involving customer contact in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard can: . demonstrate knowledge of personal care and safety in a salon, and . maintain safe and professional practice in a salon environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of small business practices in the beauty services industry

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 19599.

29327 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for a person who owns and/or manages a beauty services salon or clinic, and for a person in training for such a role. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain types of business models in the beauty services industry; and explain business principles required for the beauty services industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 35 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Provide salon support in a commercial environment

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 33232 replaced unit standard 25435, unit standard 25438, unit standard 28843, and unit standard 28844.

33231 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This is a practical based unit standard for learners working or intending to work in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard are able to, in a salon environment: . apply knowledge of personal hygiene, professional presentation and behaviour, and salon workplace requirements and procedures; . assist with salon services and contribute to workflow; and . create appointments for services.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Apply knowledge of health and safety requirements in the salon environment

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 33231 replaced unit standard 25435, unit standard 25438, unit standard 28843, and unit standard 28844.

33232 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for learners working in positions involving customer contact in a salon environment. People credited with this unit standard can apply knowledge of health and safety requirements in the salon environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of costs and financial KPIs for a salon

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28846 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working and intending to work in a salon. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: . setting a price for salon services, and . KPIs and their implications for a salon.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of salon revenue and building a client base

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33233 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for learners in the hairdressing industry who wish to develop skills and knowledge of running a hairdressing salon. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . describe strategies for building a salon client base, . demonstrate knowledge of and calculate costs associated with the operation of a salon.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 5

Develop a health and safety plan for a commercial salon

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28019 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in senior positions in a commercial salon. People credited with this unit standard are able to: determine the key considerations for health and safety within a specific commercial salon; and develop a health and safety plan for the specific commercial salon.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 20 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Data as at 19 June 2024