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SALON Management Courses

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The SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management is for students who work as supervisors or own a personal service business in the hairdressing and beauty industry. Students learn basic management skills to allow them to understand the operations of a small business.

This qualification reflects the role of supervisor/managers and small business owners of personal services businesses. They are responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operation of the business and for planning, monitoring and evaluating the work of teams. Salon managers also operate with significant autonomy to make strategic business management decisions.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a salon manager in any type of personal service business including hairdressing or beauty salons, barber shops and spas.

Work is typically conducted in beauty, waxing, brow and nail salons.


Duration: Scheduled 26 weeks (3 Days a Week)

Enrolment Age: 18 years or older

Start Dates: Provided on inquiry

Entry Requirements:

  • Successful completion of minimum Year 11 in Australia or equivalent in student’s country of origin OR
  • Holders of an AQF qualification level III and above OR
  • Applicants with no formal qualification and have experience within the industry may also be considered.
  • Are 18 years of age or above

Language Literacy Numeracy (LLN)

At MCOHB the ACSF core skills entry levels for each course are determined by referring to the foundation skills in the training package. Core skills are assessed using an approved industry specific paper-based assessment tools to assess an applicant’s LLN capability. For the SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management on a scale of 5, students are expected to achieve the following levels for the five ACSF core skills areas:

  • Learning: 4
  • Reading: 4
  • Writing: 3
  • Oral communication: 4
  • Numeracy: 3


SHBXWHS002 Provide a safe work environment

SHBXPSM003 Promote a personal services busines

SHBXPSM002 Manage treatment services and sales delivery

BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

BSBHRM404 Review human resource functions

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability SHBXPSM001 Lead teams in a personal services environment

BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances

BSBMGT502 Manage people performance

SHBXPSM004 Develop a product and service range

Full fee for Service

Tuition fee $6,500
Admin fee $250 (non – refundable)
Material Fee $550 (Textbook & learning materials)
No interest monthly payment plan.

Training and assessment is conducted at MCOHB’s training facilities: Level1 1 Star Crescent Docklands, Melbourne Victoria 3008.