|Critical Cross-field Outcomes:
Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made.
Interact effectively with other s as a member of a team, group, organisation and community.
Organise and manage one's time and activities responsibly and effectively.
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information.
Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation.
Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others.
Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that the problem-solving context does not exist in isolation.
Demonstrate ability to:
Define self-confidence and list some strategies for boosting it.
Explain the value of sleep.
Identify the elements of personal appearance.
Explain how to improve resistance to stress and describe some techniques to help manage stress.
Describe six proper grooming habits necessary for a healthy personal appearance.
Explain the role of toothbrushes, toothpaste, and dental floss in the removal of plaque for good dental hygiene.
Identify and describe the symptoms and dangers associated with abnormal eating behaviours.
Improve your Communication Skills:
Work as a team.
Communicate with diverse populations.
Listen for content.
Overcome bad habits.
Be specific when communicating.
Use open questions.
Speak with variety.
Use strategies to communicate successfully.
Understand body language.
Use proper grammar.
Use gestures effectively.
Use eye contact and space.
Improve your telephone voice.
Focus on the phone.
Improve your telephone environment.
Handle problem calls.
Name the three main structures of the skin and describe their functions.
List six functions of the skin.
Understand the relationship between your skin and your overall appeal.
Identify what external factors contribute to the health and appearance of skin.
Diagnose your individual skin type.
Choose correct skin-care products by reading labels and identifying the effective ingredients.
Define "over the counter, cosmeceutical, and pharmaceutical" products and determine which will be appropriate for your personal use.
Assemble an economical and effective skin-care program suited to your specific needs.
Explain and define "alpha hydroxy acids" and the benefits and risks of their use.
Control common skin problems and become aware of serious skin disorders and the proper treatments for them.
Name the critical vitamins and minerals important to healthy skin.
Name factors that adversely affect skin.
Explain the function of foundation and discuss the appropriate use of concealer.
Describe the basic steps involved in contouring and highlighting the cheek area.
Identify several different varieties of blush.
Describe the steps involved in defining the lip area.
List the most common varieties of cosmetics used to shape and colour the lips.
Identify various parts of the eye and surrounding areas.
Describe the function of various types of eye makeup and cosmetic tools.
Explain the importance of choosing the appropriate colours and shades of eye makeup, and discuss common techniques for designing eye makeup.
Hair Care and Styling:
Explain proper hair-care techniques.
Discuss ways to correct common hair problems such as oily or thin hair.
Describe the procedures for finding the right look for your hair.
List and describe the tools and products necessary to include in a professional hairstyling kit.
Explain professional hairstyling techniques such as using a curling iron, setting the hair in rollers, and brushing out a set.
Explain the factors to consider in selecting a hairstyle for a particular situation.
Handle typical "problem hair".
Describe specialist care for black hair.
Understand the importance of daily grooming to maintain and keep hair manageable and easy to style.
Explain how to care for your hands and feet with professional treatments.
Know how to care for your body with an expert combination of exfoliating and moisturising.
Describe how to combat cellulite and unwanted body hair growth.
Know how to choose perfume to suit you.
Develop a simple exercise regime to improve your flexibility and muscle tone.
Know how to choose the best foods to eat, and why they are good for you.
Explain how to look after your health at work.
Decide whether you need to lose weight by adjusting your diet.
Know what to expect when you visit the doctor.
Discuss the various kinds of cosmetic surgery.
Describe the historical development of cosmetic surgery.
Explain the basic steps involved in choosing a cosmetic surgeon.
Identify common cosmetic procedures involving the face and neck.
Describe common cosmetic procedures involving areas below the neck.
List the most common types of non-surgical cosmetic procedures.
Nutrition and General Health:
Explain the importance of observing specific dietary guidelines as well as the significance of integrating all the guidelines for nutritional well-being.
Describe the issues surrounding healthy weight maintenance, including dietary modifications, the danger of gimmicks and fad diets, and health disorders that can result from improper nutrition.
Explain the importance of dietary fibre.
Identify the food sources of fat, and list tips for reducing fat from your diet.
Explain the dangers of high blood cholesterol and list steps to reduce health risks stemming from elevated cholesterol levels.
Explain the reasons for limiting sugar intake.
Compare the relationship between high blood pressure and high-sodium diets, and list steps to reduce intake of sodium.
Describe the effects of alcohol consumption on your health, including malnourishment cirrhosis of the liver, addiction, and impairment of judgment that leads to serious accidents.
Explain the importance of water and the dangers associated with dehydration.
Explain the importance of proper nutrition and diet for individuals with special dietary health conditions, such as persons with debilitating diseases, food allergies, and obesity, as well as pregnant women, children, and the elderly.
Discuss the basic functions of nutrient supplements and the controversies about their use.
Explain why you need specific vitamins and minerals.
Identify the best foods to eat to obtain the vitamins and minerals necessary for good health.
Explain how to retain necessary vitamins when preparing food.
List food ingredients that contain sodium and sugar.
Explain how to read ingredient and nutritional information on food labels, such as serving size and the calories (total calories and calories from fat), fat (total and saturated), cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrate (including dietary fibre and sugars), and protein per serving.
Discuss how food label claims such as "reduced calorie", "diet", and "dietetic", can be misleading.
Identify ways to eat nutritionally when you have little time for, or no control of, food preparation.
Designing a Fitness Programme:
Describe the measures you need to take charge of your health and lifestyle.
List the physical and psychological benefits of managing your health.
Explain how to use stretching techniques to increase your flexibility.
Discuss the benefits of cardiovascular exercise.
Explain how frequently you should exercise.
Describe different ways to tone and strengthen muscles.
Discuss appropriate cool down routines.