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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Prepare for and perform temporary hair removal by means of waxing 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114789  Prepare for and perform temporary hair removal by means of waxing 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hairdressing Cosmetology and Beauty 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Personal Care 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03  10 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2010-05-15  2011-02-16  SAQA 0480/09 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2012-02-16   2015-02-16  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
377542  Perform temporary hair removal by means of waxing and bleaching  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The person credited with this unit standard is able to prepare their workstation for temporary hair removal, assess the hair growth and skin of their client and perform the removal of unwanted facial and body hair. Learners are able to use strip wax, hot wax, sugaring depilation for the hair removal treatment.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Preparing the temporary hair removal workstation according to organisational and hygienic requirements.
  • Assessing the hair growth and skin in order to perform a temporary hair removal service.
  • Performing the removal of unwanted facial and body hair by means of cold wax in accordance with organisational, safety and hygienic requirements.
  • Performing the removal of unwanted facial and body hair by means of hot wax in accordance with organisational, safety and hygienic requirements.
  • Discussing and explaining the use of aftercare products and services. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence against unit standards in mathematical, computer, numerical and communication studies at NQF Level 2 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Temporary hair removal services include hot waxing, strip waxing and sugaring.
  • A basic hygiene procedure includes the personal cleanliness, sanitation of tools, equipment, plinth / chair, area and trolley.
  • Receiving the client will include supply with appropriate protective clothing, positioning client comfortably.
  • Recognised safety precautions pertaining to electrical and chemical procedures must be applied.
  • Contra-indication and precaution checklist includes allergies, cuts and abrasions.
  • Correct and complete systems and products should be used.
  • Cold wax will include but not limited to strip wax and body temperature wax. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare the temporary hair removal workstation according to organisational and hygienic requirement. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Prepare the temporary hair removal workstation according to organisational and hygienic requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The temporary hair removal service to be performed is determined and the appropriate temporary hair removal warmer and hair removal product is selected to meet the services to b e performed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The temporary hair removal receptacle is replenished (where necessary) with appropriate production. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The temperature control is set according to manufacturer's instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The trolley for the temporary hair removal service is prepared with the appropriate tools, products and materials. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The treatment plinth is appropriately covered and protected according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The temporary hair removal workstation meets the required level of hygiene. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Assess the hair growth and skin in order to perform a temporary hair removal service. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The client is received and consulted with in accordance with safety and hygienic and organisational requirements displaying a professional manner and attitude throughout the service. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The skin and hair is assessed through visual and tactile methods recognising and identifying skin and hair type / conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Assessment findings are recorded accurately according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Skin / hair disorder / diseases / conditions which preclude treatment are noted and referred, in a professional manner. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Perform the removal of unwanted facial and body hair by means of cold wax. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Perform the removal of unwanted facial and body hair by means of cold wax in accordance with organisational, safety and hygienic requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The client is suitably positioned and clothing protected and draped for a cold wax and the area to be treated is prepared according to organisational and hygienic requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The treatment area is left clear of unwanted hair and wax, and appropriate aftercare products are applied according to client's needs and manufacturers instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Consumption of products and materials is used in an economic and effective manner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The client record card is completed according to organisational requirements sales opportunities for further treatments and products and suitable homecare advice and support are identified and recommended that ate suitable with the clients needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The removal and disposal of cold wax is performed in accordance with organisational, hygienic and safety requirements and client discomfort is minimized and modesty maintained throughout the service. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The temperature of the wax is tested and a safe, comfortable working temperature is maintained throughout the service and the cold wax is applied in accordance with organisational, hygienic and safety requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Perform the removal of unwanted facial and body hair by means of hot wax. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Perform the removal of unwanted facial and body hair by means of hot wax in accordance with organisational, safety and hygienic requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The client is suitably positioned and clothing protected and draped for a hot wax and the area to be treated is prepared according to organisational and hygienic requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The temperature of the wax is tested and a safe, comfortable working temperature is maintained throughout the service and the hot wax is applied in accordance with organisational, hygienic and safety requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The removal and disposal of hot wax is performed in accordance with organisational, hygienic and safety requirements and client discomfort is minimized and modesty maintained throughout the service. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The treatment area is left clear of unwanted hair and wax, and appropriate aftercare products are applied according to client's needs and manufacturers instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Consumption of products and materials is used in an economic and effective manner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The client record card is completed according to organisational requirements sales opportunities for further treatments and products and suitable homecare advice and support are identified and recommended that ate suitable with the clients needs. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Discuss and explain the use of aftercare products and services. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Aftercare products are applied according to manufacturers instructions and client's requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The follow up appointment is secured and the client record card is completed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Sales opportunities are identified throughout the treatment and products are recommended that are suitable with the clients needs. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The purpose of a consultation, the procedure and techniques involved
    Client record card, the purpose and the information to be recorded
  • Different types of hair removal products including the composition and properties thereof and the advantages and disadvantages.
  • Application and removal techniques of hot and strip wax and sugaring depilation.
  • Preparation of working environment, treatment area, equipment, tools, materials, client and self.
  • Procedure for assessment of area/s to be treated.
  • The positioning and techniques for temporary hair removal services pertaining to the face, trunk (front and back), limbs and appendages.
  • Contra-indications and precautions to temporary hair removal services.
  • Safe work practices and precautions.
  • Hygiene and health procedures.
  • Pre-care and aftercare products.
  • The main layers of the skin.
  • Structure of the hair, follicle, hair growth cycle and hair growth patterns.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of temporary hair removal services.
  • Problem solving e.g. bruising, ingrown hairs, skin reaction.
  • Cultural constraints.
  • History of sugaring. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in order to plan and perform successful temporary hair removal services on a range of clients. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community by booking, preparing and completing any of the temporary hair removal services within a commercial work environment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively by booking, preparing and completing any of the temporary hair removal services in a professional, organised and cost effective manner. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to perform the most suitable temporary hair removal services. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively in order to give appropriate home card advice to clients, completing client record cards and recommending related services and products. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically by completing any of the temporary hair removal services and using products, tools and equipment in a safe and professional manner. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 377542, which is "Perform temporary hair removal by means of waxing and bleaching", Level 3, 6 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  65111   National Certificate: Beauty Technology  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2011-02-16  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  48744   Further Education and Training Certificate: Beauty (Nail Technology)  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2011-02-16  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 


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