Hair and Beauty

Salon Management Level 4 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course starts in September 2019 from 9.00am until 5.30pm and will run every Monday for 35 weeks.

Entry requirements

– You must be 18 years and older
– Have a level 3 in Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Nails or Make-up
– GCSE English and Maths grade 4-9 ( C or above) or equivalent

You will achieve

Level 4 Certificate in Salon Management.


Last updated: 16th August 2019

Course overview

This Level 4 Certificate in salon management is an advanced qualification that is specifically designed for existing or aspiring salon managers.

This qualification is a vocationally related qualification that will prepare you to gain employment as a salon manager. It will also allow you to develop both management and technical skills required for the role of a hair and beauty salon manager.

You will either need to be in a salon or willing to attend extra time to carry out the salon management role within college

Course content

Manage Health, Safety and Security in the Salon

  • -Manage Health, Safety  and security in the salon
  • Create and manage risk assessment data base
  • Manage and train staff in Health and Safety in the salon

Salon Management

  • Manage a professional salon
  • Manage staff performance
  • Manage Health and Safety
  • Working with sub contactors – Stock control
  • Maintaining and increasing revenue

Public Relations (PR) in the hair and beauty sector

  • What is PR?
  • Roles and responsibilities as a PR officer
  • The difference between PR, Advertising and marketing
  • Conducting a PR campaign
  • Investigating current trends in PR
  • Managing a PR crisis

How will I be assessed?

You will need to carry out practical assessments relevant to unit and criteria.  You will be assessed by report writing, written assignment and presentations

What equipment will I need?

  • Stationery equipment
  • Professional wear during practical

Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

What can I do next?

The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Salon Management is a vocationally related qualification that will prepare you to gain employment as a salon manager.

You may also wish to extend you Leadership and management skills further and move onto a HNC/HND or other higher education department.

How much does the course cost?

£1,500 Full Fee Payable

Funding available for anyone that is 18 years old at enrolment

Extra information

Advanced Learner Loans

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.



Full Fee Payable

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email


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Salon Management Level 4 Part-time