Diploma of Salon Management - SHB50216

Victorian International Academy

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 03394G

This qualification reflects the role of senior managers and small business owners of personal services businesses. They are responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operation of the business and for planning, monitoring and evaluating the work of the team. Salon managers also operate with significant autonomy to make strategic business management decisions.This qualification provides a pathway to work as a salon manager in any type of personal service business including hairdressing or beauty salons, barber shops and spas.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 10 units: 7 core
  • 3 elective


  • Review human resource functions
  • Manage small business finances
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Establish a franchise
  • Manage compliance with franchisee obligations and legislative requirements
  • Market the small business
  • Undertake small business planning
  • Lead teams in a personal services environment
  • Manage people performance
  • Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
  • Provide a safe work environment
  • Develop a workplace learning environment
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Build and maintain relationships with small business stakeholders
  • Manage relationship with franchisor
  • Plan small business finances
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Manage personal, family, cultural and business obligations
  • Manage treatment services and sales delivery
  • Promote a personal services business
  • Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  • Develop a product and service range
  • Manage a multiple-site franchise

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Fitzroy International: $3,300 Yes
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

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