Courses

Diploma of Salon Management

Is your focus the business of hair? Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Salon Management will take your hairdressing and beauty experience to the next level by focusing on the skills associated with managing your own business.

Please note:

The Diploma of Salon Management is being offered by Melbourne Polytechnic’s education partner in South Korea, Sahmyook Health University, in Seoul for international students only. Local students cannot apply for this course.

Be industry ready

This nationally accredited Diploma of Salon Management will give you essential knowledge in franchise operations, understanding financial management and facts about business promotion.

Industry connections and resources

You will train with qualified industry-experienced staff in Melbourne Polytechnic’s modern working salon.

The course is commonly offered as a package with Certificate III in Hairdressing and Certificate IV in Hairdressing.

Course outcome

As a graduate of Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Salon Management you can enter the industry as a salon owners.

Assessment

You will be assessed on satisfactory completion of each learning outcome, some through coursework, others achieved through on-the-job training.

International Students

Code

SIB50210

CRICOS Code

078532E

Campuses

Sahmyook Health University

Duration

Full-time: 6 months
International Students: Typical total course duration comprises 18 tuition weeks and up to 8 weeks holiday breaks. Commonly offered as a package with Certificate III in Hairdressing and Certificate IV in Hairdressing prior. Online e-Learning: 6 months. April intake available to local students only.

Modes of Delivery

E-learning, Online

Entrance Requirements

Australian Year 12 (or recognised equivalent) or relevant work experience. IELTS 5.5 or higher (or recognised equivalents). Mature Age students are encouraged to apply.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is competency based. Satisfactory completion of each learning outcome is required. Some competencies may be assessed through course work while others may be achieved through on-the-job training.

Materials

Students are required to purchase text books at commencement of course.

Fees

  • Tuition fees per semester: $6550
  • Tuition fees per year: $6550
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Career Pathways

Graduates of Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Salon Management can enter the industry as salon owners.

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July
  • Midyear
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Units Of Study

The Units of Study listed below have been approved for VET FEE-HELP. You may be required to undertake additional Units of Study in order to obtain the qualification. You will need to determine your particular combination of Units of Study with the department.

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
BSBSBM404 UNDERTAKE BUSINESS PLANNING 50
BSBSMB406 MANAGE SMALL BUSINESS FINANCES 60
BSBSUS501A DEVELOP WORKPLACE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR SUSTAINABILITY 50
SIBXPSM501A LEAD TEAMS IN A PERSONAL SERVICES ENVIRONMENT 40
SIBXPSM502A MANAGE TREATMENT SERVICES AND SALES DELIVERY 60
SIBXPSM503A PROMOTE A PERSONAL SERVICES BUSINESS 60
SIBXRES501A INVESTIGATE NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 50
SIRXHRM001A ADMINISTER HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY 35
SIRXHRM002A RECRUIT AND SELECT PERSONNEL 35
SIRXWHS403 PROVIDE A SAFE WORK ENVIRONMENT 35

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.