Salon Management (Optional Laser hair removal and skin rejuvenation)

Diploma Hair & Beauty

Course Details

Subject Area
Hair & Beauty
Age Group
16 - 18

City Campus Manchester
(Full Time - 1 year)

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This qualification will allow you to develop both managerial and technical skills required for the role of hair and beauty salon manager.

Students qualified at Level 3 Beauty Therapy can take optional units which include:
Laser and light treatments for hair removal
Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation

Applicants must have a Level 3 qualification in either Hairdressing, Barbering, Nails or Beauty Therapy or significant industry experience.

• GCSE English grade 4 or above or Level 2 English
• GCSE Math grade 4 or above is desirable.

You are expected to be working within a relevant industry or actively seeking employment in a relevant industry. This can include self-employed, mobile or freelance work.

As part of this qualification, you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence, which confirms the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learnt. It may be in electronic or paper format.

Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms:

• Observed work
• Witness statements
• Audio-visual media
• Evidence of prior learning or attainment
• Written questions
• Oral questions
• Assignments
• Case studies

The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management is a recognised by industry as the qualification needed for those who wish to become employed as a salon manager in the hair or beauty sector.

Career opportunities as a salon manager exist in a variety of contexts, including:
- Beauty salons
- Hair salons
- Nail salons
- Beauty/Nail retail concessions in department stores
- Day spa or destination/hotel spa
- Cruise ships
Or further study
• Foundation degrees
• Teaching

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- You may need to pay tuition fees for this course, and there may be some additional equipment cost too. If you are not sure about how to afford your course, there are a number of support options that could help you, depending on your age and circumstances

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Hair & Beauty

When there is always a demand to look good and feel great, you'll find rewarding careers for hairdressers and beauty therapies all across Greater Manchester and the North West.

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