This functional area covers the skills required for hair and scalp care and in increasing hair volume artificially, trichology and dermatology related to hairdressing, prevention and handling of hair problems and scalp disorders, etc., so as to provide professional hair and scalp care and services for prevention of hair-related diseases to customers.
This functional area consists of key skills and knowledge related to hairdressing services, including perming, bleaching and colouring, cutting and blow-drying, evening hairstyle design, etc., so as to provide professional hairdressing services.
This new functional area propose a more extensive and professional image and style design aspect for practitioners, so as to accommodate the gradually diversified development and market needs of the industry as well as the needs of cooperating with different media and the entertainment industry. It consists of knowledge and skills of imaging, hair trend analysis and appreciation, development of culture and style, techniques for make-up for photography and styling photography, hair ornament creation and wig styling techniques.
This functional area requires the use of sales techniques and knowledge of marketing to formulate sales and marketing plans for hairdressing products and services; the use of knowledge of customer service and good communication skills to formulate customer service and management strategies. It involves the sales of professional hairdressing products and services, execution of market research and analysis of market status, promotion of hairdressing brands, formulation of marketing plans, handling of customer relations skills, quality customer service, customer service management strategy, customer relations management strategy, etc., so as to enhance the sales of hairdressing services or products and provide professional and quality customer service.
This functional area involves the application of knowledge of modern enterprise management to formulate the organization"s operational and development plan according to the characteristics of operation and the development of the industry. It consists of marketing, risk management, financial management, human resources management, staff training system, procurement and inventory, commodity and equipment management, public health and safety management, the laws in the mainland related to the hairdressing industry, etc., so as to achieve highly efficient business management and provide quality hairdressing services.
This functional area involves the application of modern enterprise management skills to formulate professional job standards for trainers in related field according to the characteristics of the industry, so as to ensure the teaching and training course quality and cater the market development and needs of the industry. In addition to hairdressing competency, it also covers the aspects of trainer"s duties and job ethics, classroom management and teaching techniques, training venue and facility management, assessment criteria and assessment report, assessment of the performance of trainers, trainees and the training course, skills for hairdressing contest judges, etc., so as to provide a well-balanced professional training in skills, knowledge and job ethics.
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