Diploma of Salon Management (With Laser)
6 - 12 Months
VET Student Loans Approved
Nationally Accredited Course
Study Mode
Blended, On-Campus and Online

Gold Coast Campus, Online


Diploma of Salon Management (With Laser)

6 - 12 Months
VET Student Loans Approved
Nationally Accredited Course
Study Mode
Blended, On-Campus and Online

Gold Coast Campus, Online

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Shb50216 Diploma of Salon Management with Open Use Licence in Laser Hair Reduction

Graduates will be equipped for senior management roles in luxury spas, beauty and hair salons, laser or medi clinics and licensed to deliver Laser Hair Reduction services.

The French Beauty Academy’s cutting-edge SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management is designed for salon (both beauty and hair) industry professionals and recent graduates of beauty, hair and aesthetics courses who want to stand out and build a successful career in management and emerging industry services.

Delivered as a blend of both face-to-face learning at our Robina Laser Clinic and at home study through our world-class educational platform Virtual Beauty and integrated with the highest level of practical training and in clinic experience – this program will elevate any beauty therapy candidate in the eyes of employers, fast track their beauty career and largely expand their job opportunities.

This qualification is your passport to work as a Salon Manager, Laser Hair Technician, or successfully own a beauty franchise.

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Upcoming Course Start Dates

Gold Coast Campus


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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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  • Marketing & Promotion
    • Tactics and strategies to market and drive revenue
    • Strategic development of a marketing plan
    • New and emerging promotional trends
  • Dedication To People And 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 clinic or beauty 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.
  • Specialisation in Laser Hair Reduction
    • You’ll gain the confidence and licenses required to safely deliver Laser Hair Reduction treatments and effectively and safely manage laser clinics and teams.
    • Practical laser hair reduction hours (minimum 9 days)
    • Full Laser Hair Reduction Licence from Queensland Radiation and Health (additional $165.50 fee per student)
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Build On Your Qualifications To Be Employable For The Industry’s Skills Gap…


As one of the world’s fastest growing industries, the $500 billion dollar global beauty sector continues to thrive as one of the few industries where skills and human touch can not be replaced by technology. With the rise of a new wave of beauty clinics, medi-spas, laser services, beauty franchises and unique speciality boutique services including barbers, eyelashes, nails and tanning, the need for trained clinic and spa managers has grown exponentially.

Obtaining a management qualification and further expert skills with your certification in laser hair reduction ensures you are confident to step into management or laser positions, allowing you to fast-tracking your career and on the job training.

Designed For The
Future Of Beauty

By completing the speciality in Laser Hair Reduction option students will open new job opportunities in the medi-spa and laser clinic space – one of the industry’s fastest growing demand areas.

The speciality option of a Laser Hair Reduction USE License, arms students with their Laser Hair Reduction License and with the knowledge and skills to understand radiation health practices and safety requirements in a clinic context – vital for any salon manager.

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Increase Your Earning Potential

If you are motivated and inspired by increasing your earning capacity and fast tracking your career success, then 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.

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 management role – which often would take years to achieve through on the job training.

Partnered With Industry For Job Opportunities

At The French, we are passionate about providing world-class beauty education and training to our students, connecting them with industry’s best and brightest and providing global employment outcomes. The French partners with leading Industry clinics and has partnership agreements that support the practical training and in salon experience of our students throughout the course, with the intention by the partner to offer employment to the student upon graduation.

The French Luminary Program – students will have access to our industry first – French Luminary program – a series of incredible beauty entrepreneurs and leaders in our industry that impart their wisdom and teach classes to ensure our student’s education is highly relevant. This is included as part of this qualification.


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.

We celebrate the fact that many of our students gain employment by graduation. Through our Salon Management program, students can establish careers as…

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Only at The French Beauty Academy will you experience our Virtual Beauty classrooms!
Our virtual classrooms are run just like on campus classes. You’ll join your fellow Frenchies and educators for your theory lessons from the comfort of your home.

In this integrated style of learning you’ll complete and participate in presentations, workshops, collaborative work and assessments as you progress through your course content.

The virtual learning experience grants you access to the best education, with world class educators behind you every step of the way and the support, friendship and magic of the Frenchie’s sisterhood.


Only at The French will you learn incredible insights first hand from the beauty trail blazers.

How does it sound to learn from the most incredible beauty entrepreneurs and leaders in our industry? Our French Luminary Program brings together the brightest minds and experts in our industry to share their wisdom and insights with you. This is just one of the amazing career advantages and networking opportunities exclusive for French students.

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Ways To Study


  • French Virtual Online Campus, Gold Coast Campus
  • 6 - 12 Months
  • Self Paced Theory Online, Face-to-Face Classes
  • 9 Days On Campus
  • 5 Days Industry Internship

Virtual In-Class Program Duration
6 months – 1 year . Student attend virtual classes 2 day per week.

Our virtual in-class program is perfect if you learn best in a classroom environment. In this mode, students have a clear timetable and attend virtual classes two days per week between 9am – 4pm. Each week students are guided through coursework and the accompanying assessments by our supportive educators while collaborating with fellow Frenchies.

Self Paced Online Study Mode Duration
6 months – 1 year

Our self paced online study mode is designed for students who enjoy working at their own pace. This study mode allows you to work anywhere, anytime and for however long to complete your qualification within 12 months. The clear study guidelines, progression reporting, assessment lists and ongoing academic support ensures you stay on track. This mode of study is ideal for those with work and/or family commitments or prefer the flexibility of studying at their own pace.

Speciality in Laser Hair Reduction
Practical requirement of 8 days (minimum) delivered in The French Laser Clinic (Robina)

The French Management Internship Program
Student are required to complete a management internship (6 days minimum)

Course Fees & Overview

Your Investment In Your Future Starts Here

Course FeeVet Student Loan Approved Co Payment RequiredNationally AccreditedUniform
$14,400YesNo, for students eligible for VET Student LoansYesIncluded

French graduates can access a $3,600 discount saving for the Laser Hair Reduction course. $10,800 with a $3,600 copayment required for students eligible for VET Student Loans. The course fees include both the SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management & the Laser Licence in Hair Reduction.

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

Government funding loan programs (like VET Student Loans) 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.

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 Salon Management course must pay a deposit to secure their placement.

Haven’t Completed A Diploma Of Beauty Therapy?
Check out our Salon Management course for
the Hair & Beauty Industry which has no prerequisites!

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 the Dual Diploma – 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).

SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy required for those wishing to complete the Open Laser Use Licence in Hair Reduction.

How to become a FRENCHIE!
The steps to take on your journey toward your dream career
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