Qualification number: 600/1397/7
Introduction National Occupational Standards (NOS) The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management is an advanced qualification that has been specifically designed for existing or aspiring salon managers. Throughout this qualification you will plan the management of products and services for your salon by; analysing data for planning purposes, set operational objectives, monitor working practices, evaluate stock control and equipment levels and provide recommendations to increase salon revenue. You will research, monitor and recommend improvements to ensure the health, safety and security, the quality of client care and management of sales for your salon. From the optional unit section of this qualification you have the opportunity to select an area of study which is most relevant to your business needs.
This could be; the interesting area of research into the latest products and techniques, public relations (PR), IT and data handling, human resources, salon design and marketing for the hair and beauty sector. Alternatively, you may wish to develop your advanced technical skills in, for example, hair colour correction, micro dermabrasion or laser and light treatments.
This qualification is suitable for hairdressers, barbers, beauty therapists and nail technicians. Units in this qualification have been mapped to the relevant NOS (where applicable).
This qualification is accredited on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.
Prerequisites You are expected to hold a Level 3 qualification in a relevant discipline, or significant industry experience prior to undertaking this qualification. Your centre will have ensured that you have the required knowledge, understanding and skills to enrol and successfully achieve this qualification.
Progression Opportunities: When you have successfully completed this qualification you will be in a position to either:
- Move into paid employment
- Accept additional responsibilities within your salon
- Aspire to promotion
- Use this as a platform for continued higher education studies
Progression job opportunities:
This qualification has been designed specifically for the hair and beauty related industries, to work as a salon manager.
This is an excellent platform for:
- You to provide salon management leadership
UV40462 Management of health, safety and security in the salon
UV40464 Quality management of client care in the hair and beauty sector
UV40465 Sales management in the hair and beauty sector
UV40466 Public relations (PR) in the hair and beauty sector
UV40467 Salon management
Optional units – 10 (minimum) credits
UV30452 Research in the hair and beauty sector
UV30457 Salon design for the hair and beauty sector
UV30460 Marketing in the hair and beauty sector
UV30509 Human resource management within the hair and beauty sector
UV40502 Manage the creation of a hair style collection
All mandatory units must be completed.
UV30428 Intimate waxing for female clients
UV30430 Apply micro dermabrasion
UV40412 Advanced epilation techniques
UV30426 Apply individual permanent lashes
UV40413 Laser and light treatments for hair removal
UV40414 Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation
UV41304 Enhance appearance using micropigmentation treatment