Apply acrylic nail enhancement

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SIBBNLS204A, 'Apply acrylic nail enhancement'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1 Prepare for an acrylic nail enhancement service.

1.1 Prepare service area, client and self for an acrylic nail enhancement service according to relevant legislation and codes and workplace policies and procedures.

1.2 Evaluate client needs and expectations to provide advice and recommendations for a treatment plan.

1.3 Advise client regarding maintenance requirements and advantages and disadvantages of various styles of acrylic nails.

1.4 Recognise nail conditions, including specific acrylic nail treatment complications, and note areas of nails requiring special treatment.

1.5 Identify and explain any contraindications and refer client to an appropriateprofessional where required.

1.6 Select style of acrylic nail application and finished nail shape according to treatment plan and confirm with client.

1.7 Select acrylic nail products according to treatment plan and confirm these with client.

2 Remove artificial nails.

2.1 Select artificial nail removal products and equipment according to agreed treatment plan and manufacturer instructions.

2.2 Evaluate client’s expectations of removal to provide advice and recommendations for a removal treatment plan.

2.3 Advise client regarding natural nail maintenance requirements and post-removal care.

2.4 Advise client regarding non-acrylic artificial nail options along with the advantages and disadvantages of various types of artificial nails.

2.5 Remove artificial nails according to manufacturer instructions and safety data.

3 Apply or refill artificial nails.

3.1 Select acrylic nail products and equipment according to agreed treatment plan and manufacturer instructions.

3.2 Use personal protective equipment for client and self where required according to manufacturers’ safety data and workplace safety procedures.

3.3 Cleanse and prepare nails, applying preparation nail products in sequence according to manufacturer instructions.

3.4 Apply, refill or mend acrylic nails as required according to manufacturer recommendations and treatment plan.

3.5 Complete acrylic nail application service according to client requirements, relevant legislation, and workplace policies and procedures.

3.6 Follow workplace environmental control procedures to safely dispose of treatment waste.

3.7 Sanitise equipment according to relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.

3.8 Evaluate finished result against treatment plan.

4 Review treatment and provide post-treatment advice.

4.1 Seek client feedback and record relevant outcomes of treatment.

4.2 Recommend future treatment program according to client requirements.

4.3 Revise treatment plan as required.

4.4 Provide maintenance advice and make product recommendations according to client requirements.

4.5 Rebook client according to agreed treatment plan.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIBBNLS204A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIB30110 - Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • SIB20210 - Certificate II in Nail Technology
  • SIB40110 - Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy