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SIBBNLS201A Work in a nail services framework

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Descriptor

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply the principles of nail science and recognise skin disorders as they apply to nail treatments on hands and feet.

Applications

This unit applies to beauty workers, beauty therapists and nail technicians who apply an understanding of the main functions and role of the skin on the hands and feet, the structure of the nails, and the recognition of skin disorders as they relate to contraindications to the provision of a range of nail services in nail salons and beauty salons.

Required Skills

Required skills include:
- technical skills to:
- respond to possible skin or nail damage situations
- identify client characteristics, and recommend and perform a service, including:
- preparation of service area
- preparation of products and equipment
- preparation of client
- literacy skills to source, read and apply relevant information on skin science and skin disorders to the design and performance of nail services
- communication skills to translate information on skin science and skin disorders when providing advice, responding to questions, and providing information and reassurance to clients on nail services.

Required Knowledge

Required knowledge include:
- relevant health and hygiene regulations and requirements
- relevant occupational health and safety regulations and requirements
- principles of nail science as they relate to nail treatments
- nail science in relation to nail treatments and procedures, including:
- anatomy of skin and nails
- skin and nail disorders
- contraindications to both natural and artificial nail treatments
- effects on nail of ingredients and equipment in a range of treatment products
- provision of post-treatment advice
- workplace product, treatment and equipment range and manufacturer instructions and safety data sheets.

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence requird to demonstrate competency in this unit

Evidence of the following is essential:
applying relevant workplace policies and procedures
applying federal, state or territory, and local health and hygiene requirements and regulations and skin penetration legislation
applying principles of nail science as they apply to nail or beauty treatments, including:
structure and function of lower arms and legs as they relate to manicure and pedicare services
appearance and gross anatomy of normal human skin
appearance and gross anatomy of normal human nails
skin and nail disorders
contraindications to natural nail or artificial nail treatments
effects of ingredients in a range of treatment products for both natural and artificial nails on natural nails
applying a range of natural and artificial nail treatments
providing home-care advice for artificial nail services.

Range Statement

The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below. Essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) may also be included.
Relevant legislation may include:
federal, state or territory, and local health and hygiene legislation and regulations
occupational health and safety.
Workplace policies and procedures may include:
health and hygiene
comfort and privacy
designated time frames for the completion of service
environmental protection practices, such as:
waste minimisation
recycling
reuse
energy efficiency, e.g. electricity saving devices and practices
waste disposal
resource management
water efficiency.
Main functions and role of the skin on the hands and feet may include:
gross anatomy of skin
major features of skin of hands and feet.
Structure and function of the lower arms and legs may include:
bones of arm, forearm and hand
bones of lower leg and foot
functions of bones
muscles of forearm and hand
muscles of lower leg and foot
functions of skeletal muscle
blood supply for forearm and hand
blood supply for lower leg and foot.
Appearance and gross anatomy of normal human skin and nails may include:
structural features of natural nail
skin surrounding natural nail
growth and development of natural nail
factors that effect natural nail growth
normal appearance of natural nails
effects of health and disease on nails.
Common contraindications to health and outcomes must include:
skin or nail disorders or diseases
allergic reactions
bruising or swelling
areas exhibiting loss of tactile sensation
cuts or abrasions
recent operations
areas of recent fractures or sprains
health and the nail:
diabetes
blood disorders and diseases
contraindications of products used in combination or with other services.
Appropriate professionals may include:
medical practitioner
podiatrist
complementary therapist.
Common problems of the skin and nails may include:
contagious disorders:
bacterial, viral or fungal infections
warts
Tinea Pedis
Tinea Unguium
papalomas
paronychia
non-contagious hand, foot or nail disorders:
natural nail separation (onycholysis)
splinter haemorrhage
white spots (leuconychia)
corrugated furrows
split or brittle nails
hang nails
bruised nails
onychophagy (bitten nails)
blisters
calluses
heel fissures
bunions
hammer toes
corns
dermatitis
circulatory problems
eggshell nails
congenital or trauma-induced nail malformations.
Effects of ingredients in a range of natural and artificial nail treatment products may include:
effects on nails of a range of nail products
main ingredients in a range of nail products
pH range of human skin, nails and manicure and pedicare products.
Provision of post-treatment advice may include:
lifestyle changes:
sun protection
skin care
effects of nutrition on skin and nails
retail product advice
home-care advice for artificial nail treatments
advice on further services.

Licensing & Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

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