To promote the gaining of work-related skills within hairdressing and/or beauty therapy occupational areas. To encourage the development of generic employment skills. To prepare learners for further training within their chosen occupational area/s. To give learners an insight into the core activities within their chosen occupational area/s, in order that an informed decision can be made on future career choices.
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Open College North West (OCNW)
The OCNW Certificate in Salon Work gives the learner an excellent introduction to the Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy occupational areas in order that they may make decisions on whether to progress with further training and employment within these areas. This qualification also promotes the development of wider employment skills, emphasising the importance of appropriate conduct and dress within a work area, customer service, customer care and safe working practice.
- Unit 1: Maintaining Health and Safety within the Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Area
- Unit 2: Maintaining Personal Work Skills within the Hairdressing and Beauty Salon work areas
- Unit 3: Introduction to Hairdressing and Beauty Salon reception duties.
- Unit 4: Carrying out practical tasks within Beauty Therapy.
There are two pathways within the qualification, one in Hairdressing and the other in Beauty Therapy requiring the learner to complete unit 4. Additionally learners can complete both pathways and in this case their certificate will show that they have completed the award within both pathways, as long as this is clearly indicated on the SIRS form.
All units are assessed internally through the building up of a portfolio of evidence.
To achieve a unit certificate all assessment criteria within the 'What you need to do,' section of the unit must be achieved.
Internal and external moderation are a requirement for all units making up the full award.