Apply nail art

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
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
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
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 SIBBNLS205A, 'Apply nail art'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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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 the nail art service.

1.1 Prepare service area, client, operator and equipment for nail art service according to relevant legislation and codes and workplace policies and procedures.

1.2 Evaluate client needs, expectations and characteristics to provide advice and recommend a treatment plan.

1.3 Advise client of maintenance requirements for decorated nails.

1.4 Evaluate nail and skin condition and note areas of hands and nails requiring special treatment.

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

1.6 Analyse requested colour and design and advise client of expected outcome.

1.7 Select nail art products according to the treatment plan.

2 Apply nail art.

2.1 Prepare nails according to manufacturer recommendations and the treatment plan.

2.2 Apply nail art products and equipment sequentially, according to manufacturer instructions and treatment plan.

2.3 Apply and secure nail art as required according to manufacturer’s recommendations and treatment plan.

2.4 Complete nail art service and evaluate finished art work against treatment plan and client satisfaction.

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

3 Review treatment and provide post-treatment advice.

3.1 Seek client feedback and record relevant outcomes of service.

3.2 Recommend future treatment program according to client needs.

3.3 Revise treatment plan as required.

3.4 Provide maintenance advice according to client needs.

3.5 Recommend products according to client requirements.

3.6 Rebook client according to agreed treatment plan.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIBBNLS205A appears in the following qualifications:

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