Diploma of Salon Management (SHB50216)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: SHB50216
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 72 weeks full-time; 144 weeks part-time
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (RTO 5806)
Course fees: Price may vary
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

This online Diploma in Salon Management (SHB50216) through Upskilled provides a comprehensive overview of the skills needed to manage a variety of salon and spa environments.

Among other skills, you will learn how to create a personal services culture, lead and develop a team, plan and implement a successful marketing strategy and adhere to work, health and safety requirements.

Work placement

To successfully complete this course, students must undertake at least 45 hours of practical work experience.


To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have completed Year 12 or equivalent in Australia; OR
  • Hold a certificate IV; OR
  • Demonstrate skills acquired through work experience; OR
  • Demonstrate your skills and capability through an Admissions Interview

If you are applying for VET FEE-HELP, you must also:

  • Provide a copy of your Year 12 certificate; OR
  • Complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be available for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or other relevant experience.

Areas of study

In this salon management course units you may study include:

  • Recruitment process
  • Business finance
  • Business planning
  • Salon leadership
  • Salon promotion
  • HR functions
  • Salon work health and safety
  • Sustainability policy and development
  • Workplace facilitation

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma in Salon Management (SHB50216) from Study Group Australia, t/a the Australian Institute of Applied Sciences.

As a result of undertaking a tailored course program, your study will take a streamlined approach that will ensure you have all the skills you need to get hired or start your own business. This online qualification is specifically designed for those looking for a career as a:

  • Salon manager
  • Salon leader
  • Business owner in a beauty or hairdressing salon

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer your course fees.

Upskilled offers their recruitment service on behalf of Study Group (5806) trading as Australian Institute of Applied Sciences at no expense to you, as they receive remuneration from their providers.

You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
RTO 40374
Upskilled is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers innovative, effective and efficient vocational education, training and short courses for working professionals, job seekers and school leavers. As one of the largest RTOs in Australia, Upskilled partners with businesses and career-minded individuals to achieve amazing outcomes. Choose from over 100 qualifications across more than 20 disciplines and start chasing your dream career today. With Upskilled, you're qualifying for tomorrow!
As a student of Upskilled you will have access to continued support, advice and guidance from your online trainer via phone or email. Your trainer will give you valuable feedback on your assessments and help you with your course material. Additional support with your study is also available during out-of-work hours via phone or Skype.

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