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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
F/502/3796
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
30 hours

Assessment Guidance

Mousse, gel, lotion, spray, moisturisers, wax, heat protectors
Combs, brushes, dryers, electrical equipment
Straightening, smoothing, curling, hair up, blow drying, setting, pin curling, finger drying
Head shape, face shape, body shape, lifestyle, adverse skin, scalp and hair conditions, hair growth patterns, hair growth cycle,
hair length, hair type, hair condition, hair texture, elasticity, density, fashion trends
Prepare the client, prepare the work area, tools and equipment
PPE, COSHH, sterilisation, relevant health and safety policy, correct posture - fatigue and injury
Speaking, listening, body language; what to say, how to say it, hair terminology.
Following instructions, work as a team, following salon requirements

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Be able to prepare for styling for women

In light of COVID-19, learners are able to use plastic models of heads, hands and feet when demonstrating techniques.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    identify basic techniques for styling women’s hair
  • 1.2
    state the factors that influence the choice of hair styling techniques for women
  • 1.3
    state the importance of the preparation procedures for styling women’s hair
  • 1.4
    prepare for styling women's hair

2

Be able to provide styling for women

In light of COVID-19, learners are able to use plastic models of heads, hands and feet when demonstrating techniques.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    State the purpose of hair styling and finishing products, tools and equipment
  • 2.2
    select appropriate products, tools and equipment
  • 2.3
    style women’s hair using basic techniques
  • 2.4
    follow safe and hygienic working practices
  • 2.5
    communicate and behave in a professional manner