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Diploma of Salon Management

This qualification enables you to gain the skills to manage a salon or spa.


TMG College Australia    


Program Overview

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 Program 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.

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SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management TMG College Australia


Program Details

  • Program Code & Title

    SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management 

    CRICOS Code: 093826K

  • Subjects

    The SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management requires 10 Subjects.

    Core Subjects:

    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 Subjects:

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

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

  • Entry Requirements

    Intended overseas students must satisfy the following requirements: 

    • Age: Must be 18 years or over  
    • English proficiency level: An IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake a TMG College Australia English language test  
    • Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent


    Students are required to undertake aLanguage Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment These will assist with identification of any support needs.

  • Assessment

    Assessment methods may include:

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

    52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays).


  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia Provides the following delivery options: 

    Face to face training 

    In person Classroom Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites with a combination of interactive workshops in the TMG College Australia’s Salon with opportunities or Students to undertake practical industry based simulated training activities and workplace participation. 

    Offsite training 

    TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a Mobile Manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).  

    Mixed mode training 

    A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as "Mixed Delivery" or "Blended Learning". This includes Virtual, Face to Face and Workplace Based.  

  • Pathways

    Students who successfully complete this Program may undertake Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership.

  • Your Career

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

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

    Course fee - $11,250.00

    Material Fee - $100.00

  • Locations

    This qualification is available in the following regions: 

    • Melbourne CBD 
  • Upcoming Classes


    • January 31
    • April 25
    • July 18
    • October 10


    • January 30
    • April 24
    • July 17
    • October 9
  • Credit Transfer

    We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of qualification if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG's matched qualifications 

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the Student to TMG. 

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