Turn your passion for hair and beauty into a dream management career or business ownership opportunity.
Are you a hairdresser or beauty professional aspiring to open your own salon? Or perhaps you’d like to step into a management or leadership role?
Whether you’re looking to open your own business, add a new skillset to your resume or advance your career in a management role, the Certificate of Salon Management will prepare you for success.
The Certificate of Salon Management gives you the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage a hair or beauty salon with confidence.
This online professional development course will also provide you with the skills and knowledge required for senior managers and small business owners of personal services businesses.
This practical and comprehensive program will equip you with the competencies required to coordinate and manage the day-to-day business operations of hair and beauty salons, including planning and business strategy.
Unit 1 - Review human resource functions
Review business and HR strategy
Clarify human resources
Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)
Human resource Information Systems (HRIS)
Learning and development
Rehabilitation / return to work schemes
Recruitment and selection
HR data and information
Internal sources of data
Focus groups / observations
Policies and procedures
Law and Ethics
Technology to gather workforce data
Successful web searches
Collate and analyse data
Identify options for change
Unit 2 - Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
Induction policies and procedures
Strategic and operational plans
Recruitment and selection policies
Recruit and select staff
Determine future HR needs
Access to training
Feedback from participants
Induction policies and procedures
Unit 3 - Manage promotional activities
Promoting products and services
Advertising and public relations
Short-term sales promotions
Law and Ethics
Do not call legislation
Success of promotional activities
Internal and external factors
SWOT and PEST analysis
Five forces analysis
Develop promotional objectives
Reinforcing the brand
Plan promotional activities
Team leader responsibilities
Verify promotional guidelines
Correct display, pricing and labelling
Staff and customer feedback
Sales results for promotional period
Testing promotional ideas
The planning process
Assess cost and timelines
Promotional activity results
Sales marketing and call reports
Structure and style of reports
Unit 4 - Undertake small business planning
Elements of business plan
Purpose of business plan
Products / services
Goals and objectives
Developing a business plan
Work health and safety
Employers / employees
Costs of finance
Leasing and hire purchase
Promoting market exposure
Risk management planning
Unit 5 - Manage small business finances
Implement financial plan
Identify financial requirements
Financial budgets or projections
Cash flow / cash flow reports
Inflows and outflows
Manage business capital
Managing the loan
Enable financial position
Credit card policies
Types of credit
Developing a credit policy
Key performance indicators (KPI’s)
The basics of bookkeeping
Financial performance targets
Marketing and operational strategies
Calculate financial ratios
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to meet industry-standard and is not benchmarked against other students’ work.
In this course, the assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, which may include short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 75 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $250.00. Printed materials are available for purchase at any time and not require to complete this course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.