Solve complex colour problems

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 WRHCL406B, 'Solve complex colour problems'.
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




Develop advanced product knowledge and application techniques.


Colour correction product knowledge is developed, maintained and conveyed to other staff members as required.


Technical solutions, techniques and application procedures are researched, developed, applied and conveyed or demonstrated to other staff members.


Consult with clients and prepare for colour correction services.


Existing hair colour and hair condition are analysed through physical and visual examination.


Client history is referred to and previous colour is discussed with client where applicable.


Client dissatisfaction with current hair colour is established through questioning and active listening.


A desired finished result and corrective colour treatment program, including risks, time and costs are discussed and confirmed with client.


A range of relevant products are selected according to the planned treatment program.


Perform colour deposit/lifting service.


Strand test is applied where indicated by the client analysis before a decision is taken to proceed.


Colour deposit/lifting products are applied and removed according to manufacturer's instructions and where indicated by the colour correction plan.


Application methods and techniques are applied where indicated by the colour correction plan.


Client and operator comfort and safety are ensured at all stages of the service according to relevant legislation, manufacturer's product safety data sheets, and workplace policies and procedures.


Perform specialist colour corrective service.


A variety of colour corrective techniques and services are applied without damage to the hair or scalp.


Client and operator comfort and safety are applied throughout the service according to workplace procedures and manufacturer's product safety data.


Final colour result is achieved consistent with predetermined colour result and client satisfaction is confirmed.


Client after care products and further appointments are recommended and confirmed.


Client history is updated to include colour problem analysis product selection, application techniques, processing methods and timing, outcome of service and home hair care products recommended and purchased.

Qualifications and Skillsets

WRHCL406B appears in the following qualifications:

  • WRH40109 - Certificate IV in Hairdressing