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Certificate II in Salon Assistant (SHB20216) Academies Australasia




Course info


These courses prepare you for the fast-paced world of beauty and hairdressing by a balanced delivery of classroom based theory and practical experience of working on real clients in our busy inner city clinic and salon.

The Certificate II in Salon Assistant SHB20216 utilises an ideal blend of classroom and practical content to develop your skills to work as an assistant in a hairdressing salon.

Successful completion of the course can provide a pathway to obtaining an apprenticeship in hairdressing and this course can be undertaken while still at high school.

Sample Units of Competencies

Core Units (SHB20216)

  • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • SHBHBAS001 Provide Shampoo and basin services
  • SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape
  • SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
  • SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
  • SHBXCCS003 Greet and prepare for salon services
  • SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  • SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team

Elective Units (SHB20216)

  • SHBHCLS001 Apply hair colour products
  • SHBHDES002 Braid hair
  • SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer
  • SHBHIND002 Research and use hairdressing industry information

Vocational / Employment Outcome:

  • Salon assistant, receptionist or obtain an apprenticeship



Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Certificate II in Salon Assistant (SHB20216).

Full Time (50 - 60 days of study (theory and practical))

Tuition fees

AUD $4,500 for the entire course


Scheduled dates throughout the year


Brisbane School of Hairdressing

Level 3, 90-112 Queen Street,

Queen Adelaide Building (Entrance via Adelaide Street or Burnett Lane),



4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (50 - 60 days of study (theory and practical))

Tuition fees

AUD $4,500 for the entire course


Scheduled dates throughout the year


Gold Coast School of Hairdressing

Pivotal Point Towers,

3/2 Nerang Street,



4215, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirement for international students

Students must have satisfactorily completed Year 11 or equivalent certificate of senior secondary education.

An overall General IELTS score of 5.5; or equivalent. If your level of English is insufficient, a suitable course at one of our English colleges can be arranged.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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