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VTCT Diploma, Level 4

Salon Management

The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management is a vocationally related qualification that will prepare you to gain employment as a Salon Manager or progress onto Higher Education, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.

The course is 34 weeks long and will be held on a Monday, 9.15am until 5pm. Additional home study will be expected.

Course fees may be covered with an Advanced Learner Loan. Further details will be provided upon application.

There are five mandatory units in this qualification:

  • Management of health, safety and security in the salon
  • Quality management of client care in the hair and beauty sector
  • Sales management in the hair and beauty sector
  • Public relations in the hair and beauty sector
  • Salon management

In addition, you will also have the opportunity to further develop your knowledge, understanding and skills in:

  • Marketing in the hair and beauty sector
  • Advanced epilation techniques

This is a vocationally related qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a Salon Manager. This qualification will allow you to develop both Management and Technical skills required for the role of a Hair and Beauty salon manager.

Students should ideally be working in a salon/spa environment to be able to meet the unit requirements. Students who are not in suitable employment will be given the opportunity to collect evidence from activities based in the college salons (work experience). This will require further attendance/extra days.

  • A Level 3 in either Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy OR Spa Therapy
  • GCSE Maths and English at grade 4 or higher.
  • Current employment in a related industry is preferred but not essential