Salon Assistant Skill Group


Are you interested in the Hairdressing Industry? Wanting to get a taste of what the industry involves without committing to a full qualification? Then this course is for you!

The Salon Assistant Skill Group has been designed as a pathway into the Hairdressing Industry.

Participants will gain skills and knowledge to create a pathway to becoming a Salon Assistant. These routine tasks are completed under direct supervision and with guidance from qualified hairdressers.

This training is delivered by an industry expert in a small and supportive group environment.


This course is delivered over 14 sessions for 14 weeks. Mixed mode delivery which includes classroom and self-paced learning.


Funding criteria applies*

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Concessions & eligibility criteria applies.
Limited places available.


On completion of this short course, a Statement of Attainment for the following units will be issued:


  • SHBXCCS003 – Greet and prepare clients for salon services
  • SHBHCLS001 – Apply hair colours products
  • SHBHDES002 – Braid hair
  • FSKOCM03 – Participate in simple spoken interactions at work
  • FSKRDG07 – Read and respond to simple workplace information

Units from SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant
These accredited units are Nationally Recognised.

NON-ACCREDITED UNIT - 120503U – Provide shampoo & basin services


On completion of this short course, you may be able to undertake:

  • SHB20216 – Certificate II in Salon Assistant
  • SHB30416 – Certificate III in Hairdressing

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.