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Course Overview

Course Code SHB50216
Course Title Diploma of Salon Management
CRICOS Code 093826K
Duration 52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays)
Main Intake Dates

February, April, July, October

Location CBD Campus – 400 Queen Street, Melbourne

– Become a Qualified Hairdresser.
– Get Salon-ready.
– Flexible learning.
– Experienced Instructors.
– Melbourne CBD Location.
– Hands-On Training.

SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management reflects the role of individuals who are competent in managing the overall operation of a business involved in services and sales delivery in personal services environments, including, hairdressing and beauty salons and spas. A salon manager at this level may focus on building the business, creating and establishing a personal services culture, leading and developing a team, developing and implementing marketing activities, and ensuring all occupational health and safety requirements are maintained. This qualification is designed to reflect the role of managers or owner managers who work relatively autonomously and coordinate and supervise others. It involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills, and the provision of leadership and support to colleagues through the development and management of service delivery, and sales delivery concurrent with ongoing human resources development.


Assessment methods may include:

  • Demonstration/Presentation in classroom
  • Questioning – Oral
  • Self-paced learning materials
  • Research assignment
  • Role Play

Units of Competency

The SIB50216 Diploma of Salon Management requires 10 units of competency.

Core Units

BSBHRM404 – Review human resource functions
BSBHRM506 – Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
BSBSUS501 – Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
SHBXPSM001 – Lead teams in a personal services environment
SHBXPSM002 – Manage treatment services and sales delivery
SHBXPSM003 – Promote a personal services business
SHBXWHS002 – Provide a safe work environment

Elective Units

BSBSMB406 – Manage small business finances
SHBBINF001 – Maintain infection control standards
BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Entry Requirements

Students must satisfy the following Age, English
and Academic requirements:

  • Age: must be 18 years or over
  • English Proficiency Level: an IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake a TMG English language test.
  • Academic: Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent.


Course Fee



Other Fees Estimated Fees
Material Fee  $100.00

*Fees subject to change by the suppliers


The further study pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include:

  • SIH70111 Vocational Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative

Your Career

The following employment pathways are available to learners who complete this qualification:

  • Senior Hairdressers
  • Salon Managers
  • Senior Beauty Therapist
  • Retail Hair Managers