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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Neutralise perms and apply after care to hair 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
262562  Neutralise perms and apply after care to hair 
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 2  NQF Level 02 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
114816  Neutralise perms and apply after care to hair  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The person credited with this unit standard will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the neutralising process and its effect of the hair shaft; prepare to perm and complete follow up actions.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating knowledge of the neutralising process.
  • Neutralising a perm.
  • Completing follow up actions. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that a learner will be competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 1.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1.
  • Shampoo, condition and treat scalp and hair at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate knowledge of the neutralising process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Neutraliser is described in terms of its effect on the hair shaft. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Neutraliser is identified in terms of its chemical components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The neutralising process is identified in terms of common steps and their effect on the hair. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Manufacturer's instructions are followed throughout the neutralising process. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Neutralise a perm. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Hair is neutralised in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and client's requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Nautralizing includes but is not limited to rinsing, blotting, neutralizing and aftercare.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The neutralising process is completed in a time frame compatible with the manufacturer's instructions and hair length. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Complete follow up procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The client is prepared for follow-up service in accordance with workplace requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    After care procedures are carried out according to manufacturer's instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Client's service is recorded in accordance with organisational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Tools and equipment are sanitised in accordance with organisational requirements and health and safety regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Work area is cleaned and tidied according to organisational requirements and time frames. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA in accordance with the current ETQA regulations.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Other ETQAs who have a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA would be responsible for moderation of achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • A sound understanding of neutralising chemicals and the correct safety procedures when using them.
  • The effect of neutraliser on the hair.
  • Workplace requirements.
  • After care products that are suited to specific treatments and hair types. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the preparation of the client`s hair for neutralising. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community by completing effective follow up actions when cleaning the work area. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively preparing oneself and ones tools for the neutralising process. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to neutralise permed hair. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively giving appropriate homecare advice to clients, completing client record cards and recommending related services and products. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 114816, "Neutralise perms and apply after care to hair", Level 2, 6 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  65750   National Certificate: Hairdressing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  65749   National Certificate: Hairdressing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. ACADEMY OF SOMATOLOGY & HAIRDRESSING PTY LTD 
    2. AFRICA SKILLS TRAINING SOLUTIONS PTY LTD 
    3. BEAUTY IMAGE HAIR ACADEMY PTY LTD 
    4. BOTLE IMAGE ACADEMY SPA AND BEAUTY SALON 
    5. BRIGHT IDEA PROJECTS 447 PTY LTD T/A MIND -THE- GAP 
    6. CENTRAL JOHANNESBURG COLLEGE 
    7. EXCELSUIS 
    8. FACE TO FACE 
    9. FACE TO FACE BEAUTY AND MAKE-UP DESIGN SCHOOL PTY LTD 
    10. GERT SIBANDE TVET COLLEGE 
    11. HAIR AND BEAUTY INSTITUTE 
    12. HYDRO INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    13. KHAMOR TRAVEL AGENCY CC 
    14. LINZOS HAIR ACADEMY 
    15. LOREAL SOUTH AFRICA 
    16. PARTNERS HAIR DESIGN TRAINING ACADEMY CC 
    17. RED CLAVEL HAIR STUDIO 
    18. SERWALO HAIR ACADEMY 
    19. SOUTH CAPE TVET COLLEGE 
    20. STELLENBOSCH HAIR ACADEMY 
    21. STYLISH FLOW HAIR ACADEMY 
    22. THE BEAUTY HUB ACADEMY 
    23. THE SORBET EXPERIENCE PTY LTD 



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