Course Overview

Course Code SHB50216
Course Title Diploma of Salon Management
Location Melbourne City Campus
Intake Dates Monthly
Fee Type Full Fee
Duration 1 Year

– 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
TAEDEL301A – Provide work skill instruction
BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Applicants will be required to a complete an ACFS language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Learning (ACSF Level 3), reading (ACSF Level 3), writing (ACSF Level 3), oral communication (ACSF Level 4) and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to participate in the course.


Fee Type

Full Fee: $7,250.00

Other costs required for this qualification

Material Fee – Resource Material Fee – Toolkit/Product
Non-Traineeship $100.00


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* Material fees may apply
* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment


After achieving SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management individuals may undertake:

  • SHB80116 Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership

Your Career

This course provides you with skills and knowledge to undertake management to work as a salon manager in any type of personal services business including hairdressing or beauty salons, barber shops and spas.