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SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant


Be a cut above the rest with this introduction to hairdressing. In this course, you will be introduced to the world of professional hair care and styling, guided by a professional hairdresser.

You will develop your skills in our fully operational training salons, where you will learn how to blow wave, set hair, create braids and apply colours. You will also learn important skills for retail, such as effective communication, processing financial transactions and delivering great customer service – the key skills employers look for.

What you need to bring

Please wear closed-toe shoes. No torn jeans or leggings.
A basic kit will be provided but you are also welcome to bring your own equipment and products to use.


Try out a career while you are still in school. Get a head start with hands-on experience AND a nationally recognised qualification!

How do I sign up?

You need to opt into VDSS through your school. Chat to your careers counsellor, pathways advisor or VDSS coordinator to learn more.

To learn more, schools can phone Gordon Talty, VDSS Coordinator, on 0417 607 818.