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Clusters of Units of Competency - Hairdressing

Hairdressing Industry – RPL clusters of units of competency, qualifications requirements and assessment methods
Based on the SCS formulated by the Hairdressing Industry, the RPL mechanism will be conducted in the form of clusters of units. Applicants may decide on the level of qualification for the clusters they wish to apply for recognition based on their prior working experience and relevant experience.


 
Applicant's
previous work area
Name of Clusters
and Code (Level)
Years of service and
relevant working experience
Recognition methods Assessment Methods Application fees List of
Clusters

Hairdressing Industry - Marketing & receive customers
Marketing & Customer Service
(Level 1)
HDZZAB1B
One year experience in marketing & customer Service --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Marketing & Customer Service
(Level 2)
HDZZAB2B
Three years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than two years in marketing & customer Service --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Marketing & Customer Service
(Level 3)
HDZZAB3B
Five years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than three years in marketing & customer Service --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Marketing & Customer Service
(Level 4)
HDZZAB4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than four years in marketing & customer Service --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$890.00


Hairdressing Industry - Shampooing and conditioning, winding and blow-drying
Shampooing, Conditioning, Winding & Blow-Drying
(Level 1)
HDZZBA1B
One year experience in shampooing, winding and blow-drying --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00


Hairdressing Industry - Perming and colouring
Perming & Colouring
(Level 1)
HDZZCA1B
One year experience in perming and colouring --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Perming & Colouring
(Level 2)
HDZZCA2B
Three years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than two years in perming and colouring --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Perming & Colouring
(Level 3)
HDZZCA3B
Five years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than three years in perming and colouring --- Practical Competency assessment:HK$950.00*


Hairdressing Industry - Perming
Perming
(Level 4)
HDZZCB4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than four years in perming --- Practical Competency assessment:HK$990.00*


Hairdressing Industry - Colouring
Hair Colouring
(Level 4)
HDZZCC4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than four years in colouring --- Practical Competency assessment:HK$990.00*


Hairdressing Industry - Hair cutting, blow-drying and hairstyle design
Hair Cutting, Blow-Drying & Hair Style Design
(Level 2)
HDZZDA2B
Three years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than two years in hair cutting and blow-drying --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Hair Cutting, Blow-Drying & Hair Style Design
(Level 3)
HDZZDA3B
Five years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than three years in hair cutting and blow-drying --- Practical Competency assessment:HK$950.00*

Hair Cutting, Blow-Drying & Hair Style Design
(Level 4)
HDZZDA4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than four years in hair-cutting and blow-drying --- Practical Competency assessment:HK$990.00*


Hairdressing Industry - Evening hairstyling and hairstyle design
Evening Hair Styling & Hair Style Design
(Level 2)
HDZZEB2B
Three years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than two years in evening hair styling --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Evening Hair Styling & Hair Style Design
(Level 3)
HDZZEB3B
Five years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than three years in evening hair styling --- Practical Competency assessment:HK$950.00*

Evening Hair Styling & Hair Style Design
(Level 4)
HDZZEB4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than four years in evening hair styling --- Practical Competency assessment:HK$990.00*


Hairdressing Industry - Participate in hairdressing open contest and hairstyle demonstration show
Contest & Demonstration Show
(Level 4)
HDZZFA4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than two participations in open hairdressing contests, or being a guest --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$890.00


Hairdressing Industry - Wigs
Wig
(Level 1)
HDZZGA1B
One year experience in wig --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Wig
(Level 2)
HDZZGA2B
Three years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than two years in wig --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Wig
(Level 3)
HDZZGA3B
Five years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than three years in wig --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Wig
(Level 4)
HDZZGA4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than four years in wig use --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$890.00


Hairdressing Industry - Hair and scalp care
Hair & Scalp Care
(Level 2)
HDZZHA2B
Three years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than two years in hair and scalp care --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Hair & Scalp Care
(Level 3)
HDZZHA3B
Five years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than three years in hair and scalp care --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Hair & Scalp Care
(Level 4)
HDZZHA4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than four years in hair and scalp care --- Interview,
Written
Competency assessment:HK$1,200.00


Hairdressing Industry - Teaching hairdressing techniques and Training
Hairdressing Education & Training
(Level 3)
HDZZIC3B
Five years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than three years in hairdressing education & training --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Hairdressing Education & Training
(Level 4)
HDZZIC4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than four years in hairdressing education & training --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$890.00


Hairdressing Industry - Hairdressing practitioners
Contest Adjudicator
(Level 4)
HDZZJA4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than twice being a judge in open hair styling contests --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$890.00


Hairdressing Industry - Salon operation
Salon Operation
(Level 1)
HDZZKA1B
One year experience in hair salon operation --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Salon Operation
(Level 2)
HDZZKA2B
Three years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than two years in hair salon operation --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00


Hairdressing Industry - Operational management of salons
Salon Management
(Level 3)
HDZZKB3B
Five years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than four years in salon Management --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00


Hairdressing Industry - Salon operation on the Mainland
Salon Management on the Mainland
(Level 4)
HDZZKC4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than four years in salon management on the mainland --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$890.00


Hairdressing Industry - Operational management of salons (Operation Management)
Salon Management (Operation Management)
(Level 4)
HDZZKD4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than five years in salon management (operation management) --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$890.00


Hairdressing Industry - Operational management of salons (Human Resources)
Salon Management (Human Resources)
(Level 4)
HDZZKE4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than five years in salon management (human resources) --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$890.00


Hairdressing Industry - Marketing hairdressing products
Product Sales
(Level 2)
HDZZLA2B
Three years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than two years in product sales --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00


Hairdressing Industry - Marketing hairdressing products on the Mainland
Product Sales Management on the Mainland
(Level 4)
HDZZLC4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than four years in salon management on the mainland --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$890.00


Hairdressing Industry - Operational management of hairdressing products (Operation Management)
Product Sales Management (Operation Management)
(Level 3)
HDZZLD3B
Five years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than three years in product sales management (operation management) --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Product Sales Management (Operation Management)
(Level 4)
HDZZLD4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than five years in product sales management (operation management) --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$890.00


Hairdressing Industry - Operational management of hairdressing products (Human Resources)
Product Sales Management (Human Resources)
(Level 4)
HDZZLE4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than five years in product sales management (Human resources) --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$890.00


Hairdressing Industry - Hairdressing Techniques & Service (composite qualification)
Hairdressing Techniques & Service (composite qualification)
(Level 2)
HDZZMA2B
Three years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than two years in relevant field --- Practical,
Written
Competency assessment:HK$3,500.00*


Hairdressing Industry - Hairdressing Techniques & Management (composite qualification)
Hairdressing Techniques & Management (composite qualification)
(Level 3)
HDZZNA3B
Five years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than three years in relevant field (only the experience obtained in the last five years counts) --- Practical,
Written
Competency assessment:HK$3,500.00*


Hairdressing Industry - Image & style design
Image & Style Design
(Level 3)
HDZZOA3B
Five years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than three years in image & style design --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$750.00

Image & Style Design
(Level 4)
HDZZOA4B
Six years experience in hairdressing, of which not less than four years in image & style design --- Interview Competency assessment:HK$890.00

  

*The assessment fees only apply to practical assessments conducted in designated assessment centres. For those applicants who opt to take the practical assessments at their workplace, please refer to the RPL Assessment Fee Schedule for details of the assessment fees.