W106511 - Hairdresser


The friendly and experience staff in this salon welcome all ladies, men and children as clients, and are happy to offer SWL placements to VET Hairdressing students during 2018. Located inside Eltham Village Shopping Centre, they specialise in haircutting, colouring and creative hair styling to suit the client. Products used include colour from Italy, shampoo, conditioner, treatments and styling products are proudly Australian made and available to purchase.

Skills You Might Learn

Transferrable skills include teamwork, communication, time management, customer service, using technology, problem solving.

Industry specific skills align with Cert II Hairdressing students, and include increased industry knowledge, salon safety processes, maintaining and organising tools, equipment and work areas, retail and merchandising, basin services, drying, etc.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Placement Students will start with basic tasks including sweeping, tidying reception area, folding towels, maintaining work spaces (including various equipment and products), preparing foil sheets, etc. Reception tasks may include greeting clients, preparing beverages, answering phones and assisting with appointment records. Students may have the opportunity to assist with shampooing, drying, toning, wrapping and other “sink services”.

Student Requirements

Applicants should be well presented, organised, self-motivated, punctual, keen to develop interpersonal skills and passionate about the industry. Applicants must be undertaking VET Hairdressing as part of their VCE or VCAL studies.

Dress Requirements

All black, discreet jewellery and make-up, long hair tied back.

Special Transport Requirements

Salon located close to train and bus access. No Travel Form will be required as all services provided on-site.


  • SIH20111 - Certificate II in Hairdressing
  • SIH30111 - Certificate III in Hairdressing
Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W106511
Location: Eltham - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Placement dates to be negotiated directly with the employer at interview. Various options available, including evenings and weekends in need. Wednesdays or Thursdays are currently available. **NB - Fridays are booked out until October 2018 **
Added By: Banyule Nillumbik Local Learning & Employment Network


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