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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate and apply the knowledge of a basic application of theatre make-up 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115069  Demonstrate and apply the knowledge of a basic application of theatre make-up 
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 4  NQF Level 04 
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 does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The person credited with this unit standard is able to prepare their workstation and client for theater make-up application. Learners are also able to apply fantasy make-up, character make-up and theater make-up while dealing with clients in a professional manner.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Preparing the workstation for the make-up application.
  • Preparing the client for the make-up application.
  • Performing and concluding fantasy make-up and character make-up to organisational and hygienic requirements.
  • Dealing with clients professionally. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners assessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence against the National Certificate in Beauty: Manicure and Pedicure or Aesthetic Consultancy or Make-up Consultancy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Make-up outcomes are created using various putties, latex and make-up such as wounds, beads, building up of facial feature and application of false lashes. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare the workstation for the make-up application. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Lighting is set in accordance with make-up application requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Suitable client garment protection is made ready. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Tools and materials are prepared according to hygienic standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A range of appropriate the make-up products are available. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The appropriate waste receptacle is positioned within reach of the workstation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Record keeping documentation is prepared and made available according to organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare the client for make-up application. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The client is received and consulted with in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Client information is recorded correctly on the client keeping documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Skin is assessed according to skin type for make-up service and any contra indications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The client's face shape, areas for highlighting, shading or correction are identified and noted in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A make-up plan to achieve the desired effect is agreed with the client. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The client is suitably prepared by cleaning the appropriate area for the make-up application. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Perform and conclude theatre make-up according to organisational and hygienic requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Sequencing of make-up application is identified and explained verbally according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Make-up products are applied using the correct sequence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Make-up products are applied using the correct techniques. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Make-up products are applied using the tools and materials recommended by the manufacturer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Safety and hygienic practices are followed and adhered to throughout the make-up service and Client comfort is maintained throughout the make-up service. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The desired theatre make-up outcomes are met according to clients needs. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Deal with clients professionally. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A professional manner and attitude is displayed throughout the preparation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Sales opportunities for further make-up services and products are identified and recommended that are suitable with the clients needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The client is consulted with to ascertain future requirements. 


    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 
  • An in depth understanding of the different types of make-up and products and their advantages.
  • An all rounded understanding of preparation of working environment, treatment area, equipment, tools, materials, clients and self.
  • A general understanding of safe work practices and precautions as well as hygiene and health procedures.
  • A comprehensive understanding of skin cleaning products in relation to skin types as well as the contra indications.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the cosmetic products in relation to the range of skin types.
  • An in depth understanding of different facial shapes and how they can be changed by specific make-up techniques.
  • A comprehensive understanding of skin pigmentation, different skin types and homecare products.
  • An in depth understanding of different make-up products and their correct application procedures.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the different colour schemes and the basic principles of the use of colour. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and mange oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to maintain a clean and safe working environment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to perform and conclude various types of theatre make-up applications. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively in order to correctly record all relevant client details. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and extensively in order to demonstrate correct uses, removal, storage and disposal of products as well as the basic product application. 

    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 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  48797   Further Education and Training Certificate: Beauty Technology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2011-02-16  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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