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Fast Track Your Career And Become A Hair Or Beauty Clinic Manager

Delivered entirely online through our world-class educational platform, Virtual Beauty, The French Beauty Academy’s cutting-edge SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management is Australia’s premier hair & beauty management qualification for the hair and beauty industries.

The course is designed for those wanting to pursue a career in hair and beauty management. You’ll graduate entirely equipped to work as a Salon and Clinic Manager in hair or beauty, or successfully own a beauty franchise.

With expanding opportunities in industry for women to lead thriving multinational companies, beauty business management has emerged as a new frontier for success, and the SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management has been innovated with industry with a core focus and passion to advance women into leadership, empower women for these opportunities, and develop the future female leaders of industry.

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Why Study SHB50216 Diploma Of Salon Management (Hair And Beauty)

This course will immerse you in the fundamentals of business, people management, leadership and marketing and promotion. Whether you have no prior beauty qualifications and are inspired to lead teams, grow businesses and seek to secure a leadership position within a creative industry, or you are an industry professional, apprentice or recent graduates of a beauty, hair or aesthetics course and want to fast track your career and move into management positions, this course will help make your management dreams a reality.

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Fast track your career with Australia’s premier hair & beauty management qualification…

You will be immersed in the business principles necessary to grow salon revenue, increase client retention, motivate and inspire staff and strategically develop a thriving business. With subjects dedicated to People and Culture, Marketing and Promotions as well as Leadership and Entrepreneurship, graduates become highly qualified within industry for management roles in luxury spas, beauty and hair salons, and medi clinics.


Increase your earning potential

Those in management positions in spas, salons and clinics are often incentivised and remunerated based on their success in driving the performance of the business and teams. From understanding how to manage a franchise to hiring and driving performance from staff and understanding and implementing strategic business decisions, this qualification will ensure you have a comprehensive ability to step into any beauty or hair management role – which often would take years to achieve through on the job training.

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Study your way, anytime, anywhere

Delivered through our world-class educational platform, the SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management is completed entirely online. This means you can study no matter where you live in Australia and what your current commitments are, allowing you to achieve your dreams even if you are in a regional or remote area!

You’ll work through the interactive course content delivered by our hair and beauty educators at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home. You’ll join fellow Frenchies in a series of online networking workshops, collaborative sessions, and industry presentations, available exclusively to French Students.

You’ll be in demand for the Industry’s skills gap…

As some of the world’s fastest growing industries, the $700 billion dollar global hair and beauty industries continue to thrive as few of the industries where skills and human touch can not be replaced by technology. With the rise of a new wave of beauty clinics, hair salons, medi-spas, beauty franchises and unique specialty boutique services including barbers, eyelashes, nails and tanning, the need for trained clinic and salon managers has grown exponentially.

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Exclusive access to dream jobs

With the help of our dedicated Industry Engagement Team and our global network of employers, we help you land your dream job across multiple beauty and hair pathways. You’ll get opportunities to meet, impress and interview with industry’s most sought after employers who want you!

Exclusive student support

Studying online doesn’t mean you are on your own! Through our online educational platform, you will have access to your very own 1:1 Management coach, supporting and motivating you through your course. You’ll be able to network with and collaborate with your peers, access academic support and hear from a range of guest speakers on their areas of expertise – all part of the French educational experience to ensure you are supported every step of the way.

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What You Will learn

Training and Development

  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Manage people performance

People And Culture

  • Strategic direction of people and culture
  • HR requirements of successful people management

Marketing & Promotion

  • Tactics and strategies to market and drive revenue
  • Strategic development of a marketing plan
  • New and emerging promotional trends
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Dedication To People & Planet

  • Manage workplace health and safety
  • Manage the impact on the health of the business on our planet
  • Opportunities and points of difference in workplace safety, hygiene and sustainability

Leadership And Empowerment

  • Management Internship. In a beauty clinic or hair salon of their choice, students will complete a management internship where they will develop their leadership qualities in a real working environment and implement motivational tools, incentives and learn how to empower staff.
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Study Mode And Delivery

Flexible Online Learning

  • National Online Program
  • 6 - 12 Months
  • Self Paced Online
  • 6 Day Industry Internship

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Our Industry Connections

We partner with the best in the industry

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Who You Will Learn From

You’ll learn from the very best. Our highly experienced Educators and management coaches have worked in industry for world leading brands and have been instrumental in the success of many thriving beauty and hair businesses. Along with their passion to inspire and develop the future females of our industries, they bring their real world experience in leadership, people management and their secrets in driving the success of beauty and hair companies to the virtual classroom.

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Nicole Wingfield
Business Development Manager
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Nicole Wingfield
Business Development Manager
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Administration and Diploma of Beauty Therapy
  • 21 years of experience in sales strategy and organisational leadership
  • 11 years experience in Beauty Therapy and management of Spas and Medi-clinics
  • Dedication to leading successful teams and motivating individuals to perform at their highest potential
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Renee Sheane-Smith
Program Manager
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Renee Sheane-Smith
Program Manager
  • Diploma of Salon Management, Diploma of Beauty Therapy, Vocational Graduate Certificate in Dermal Therapies, Graduate Diploma of Dermal Therapies, ITEC Diploma in Beauty Services, ITEC Diploma in Microdermabrasion, Graduate Certificate in IPL and Laser Hair Removal, Certificate IV Workplace Training & Assessment
  • Dermal & Laser Technician / Advanced Educator
  • 15 years of experience in education and training
  • Extensive industry experience in 5 star destination Spas, Salons, Medispas and Laser
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Angela Clifft-Mcnae
Head Of Beauty
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Angela Clifft-Mcnae
Head Of Beauty
  • 26 years in adult education and training
  • 25 years of experience in Beauty Therapy
  • More than 29 years of management experience in organisational leadership, and relationship building with clients and team members
  • A dedication to vocational education and training. A proven desire to share knowledge and skills with others. Bachelor of Arts in Communication / Diploma of Health Science (Beauty Therapy) / Diploma of Beauty Therapy.
  • Worked with Ella Bache and Pure Indulgence Salons in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast. Has enjoyed using and recommending Ella Bache, Thalgo, DMK, Dermalogica, Algologie, Aspect and more
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Whether you’re almost ready to apply or simply have a question about this course, tuition fees, or anything else, fill out your details in the form below and one of our friendly Student Advisors will be in touch.

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Career Outcomes

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9/10 French Students Secure Employment Prior To Graduation

We’re serious about creating meaningful careers and getting you the job of your dreams. We make it our mission to ensure you’re connected to the best jobs in this billion dollar industry.

Our Recruitment program gives you access to a dedicated industry placement team working with the best employers in Australia and internationally to help you secure your preferred employment.

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Through our Salon Management program, students can establish successful careers as:

  • Spa or salon manager
  • Medi-spa manager
  • Spa or clinic owner
  • Hair Salon Owner
  • Hair salon manager
  • Beauty or Hair Franchisee

With starting salaries beginning at $65,000 per annum plus incentives this course sets you up to advance your career and help maximise your earning potential. Those in management positions in spas and clinics are often incentivised and remunerated based on their success in driving the performance of the business and teams.


Course Fees & Overview

Your Investment In Your Future Starts Here

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*$10,800 with no co-payment required for students eligible for VET Student Loans.

There are two main ways you can pay for this course: state and national government subsidies and loans, or private finance options such as loans and payment plans.

Government funding loan programs help eligible students cover tuition fees over the duration of the course and the loan is then repaid through the tax system based on income, while some states offer subsidies, meaning the government pays for all or some of your course.

If you are not eligible for government funding, students are able to borrow partial or full funding for this course from a number of private providers – or our recommended partnered provider Zeefi (formerly Study Loans) – with extended loan periods of up to 48 months. Students who privately pay for their Beauty Diploma course must pay a deposit to secure their placement.

Admissions Criteria

The French Beauty Academy is committed to providing and promoting non-discriminatory and inclusive enrolment practices, and to ensuring that students applying for enrolment into the Dual Diploma have the required aptitude and attributes necessary to reasonably achieve the qualification.

As such, all students enrolling in to this course – regardless of funding option – are required to meet the academic requirements:

  • provide an Australian Year 12 Certificate; or
  • provide evidence of successful completion of an AQF Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English); OR
  • display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test

If the applicant is under the age of 18 (at first census date) they must complete two VSL Parental Consent forms, (unless the student is certified as independent, in which case evidence must be provided of independence).

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