SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant

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Course description

If you’d like to work in at a modern salon or get prepared for a hairdressing apprenticeship try the Certificate II in Salon Assistant (SHB20216). It’s a hands-on qualification (completed over 6-12 months) that will teach you how to greet and prepare clients for their visit to the salon, provide shampoo and basin services, braid hair, and work as part of the salon team. Graduate ready for work as a salon assistant or confidently apply for an apprenticeship.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance


Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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These course providers offer the SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant:

TAFE Queensland
On Campus
North Regional TAFE
Distance / On Campus