Apply cosmetic tanning products

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 SIBBSKS302A, 'Apply cosmetic tanning products'.
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




Consult, plan and prepare for treatments with clients.


Use consultation techniques to determine and then record client requirements and describe the process in a manner that can be understood by the client.


Use questioning and observation to recognise and then clearly explain any contraindications to the client and take necessary action.


Carry out a skin test to determine sensitivity to product and confirm colour preference where necessary.


Obtain informed and signed parent or guardian consent and ensure that a parent or guardian is present throughout cosmetic tanning process for minors.


Recommend alternative tanning treatments which are suitable for client's skin type and needs, when necessary.


Ensure that client's skin is clean and prepared to suit type of tanning product to be used.


Clean and disinfect tools, equipment and own hands to meet workplace standards and relevant health regulations.


Select suitable equipment and products and set up the treatment area according to workplace practice and manufacturer instructions.


Maintain safe and effective methods of working when providing cosmetic treatments.


Wear suitable personal protective equipment according to workplace practice.


Prepare client and provide suitable protective covering according to workplace practice.


Ensure client modesty and privacy at all times and check client's wellbeing at regular intervals during treatments.


Minimise wastage of tanning product during application.


Safely dispose of treatment waste to minimise negative environmental impacts.


Ensure that treatment is completed within the workplace service time frame.


Complete treatment plan so that it is a current and accurate record, easy to read, and signed by the client and the practitioner.


Leave the work area and equipment in a clean and hygienic condition suitable for further cosmetic tanning treatments.


Apply cosmetic tan products.


Ensure exfoliation is carried out prior to tan application according to manufacturer instructions, and that the skin is left smooth and free from dry, flaky skin.


Apply moisturisers and barrier creams following manufacturer instructions to prevent overdevelopment of tanning products.


Test the pressure and operation of the spray gun prior to use, according to manufacturer instructions.


Use spray tanning techniques in a controlled way and at a correct distance from the body, applying product evenly, in the correct sequence to achieve desired effect.


Use techniques that minimise the risk of products being spread outside the treatment area and surrounding environment.


Identify and effectively correct any application problems that occur during the process.


Check for contra-actions during application and discontinue cosmetic tanning where necessary.


Ensure that finished tan application is an even coverage, completed in a commercial time frame to the client's satisfaction, and record service outcomes on client record.


Provide post-treatment advice.


Recommend suitable home-care products and their use.


Advise clients regarding possible post-treatmentcontra-actions and how to deal with them.


Recommend and book further follow-up treatments and finalise client record.