Recommend hair, beauty and cosmetic products and services

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 SIRXRPK002A, 'Recommend hair, beauty and cosmetic products and services'.
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. Research store product range.

1.1.Develop and maintain product knowledge by accessing appropriate sources of information.

1.2.Research and apply comparisons between products and services according to product information.

2. Identify hair, beauty and cosmetic products.

2.1.Identify store product range according to product information.

2.2.Convey product information to customers and other staff members as required.

3. Recommend hair, beauty and cosmetic products and services.

3.1.Use questioning and active listening to identify customer requirements.

3.2.Evaluate products and services according to customer requirements and product information.

3.3.Demonstrate features and benefits of products to customer to create a buying environment.

3.4.Apply detailed specialised product knowledge to provide accurate advice to customers regarding product performance, according to manufacturer information and legislative requirements.

3.5.Explain and demonstrate products according to store policy and procedures and legislative requirements.

3.6.Identify and utilise opportunities to advise on or demonstrate and apply products to customers who are unfamiliar with aspects of product use.

3.7.Follow up with customer, where required, according to store policy.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIRXRPK002A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIH30111 - Certificate III in Hairdressing
  • SIH20111 - Certificate II in Hairdressing
  • WRH30109 - Certificate III in Hairdressing
  • SIB30110 - Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • SIB20110 - Certificate II in Retail Make-Up and Skin Care
  • SIR20207 - Certificate II in Retail
  • SIR30107 - Certificate III in Community Pharmacy
  • SIR30207 - Certificate III in Retail
  • SIR20107 - Certificate II in Community Pharmacy
  • SIR40107 - Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy
  • SIR30212 - Certificate III in Retail Operations
  • SIR20112 - Certificate II in Community Pharmacy
  • SIR20212 - Certificate II in Retail Services
  • SIR30312 - Certificate III in Retail Supervision
  • SIR30112 - Certificate III in Community Pharmacy