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  • SHB50216
  • Diploma of Salon Management

Start datesStart Dates

  • Online
    Last working day of the month

study optionsStudy Options

  • Online


  • Online

    Option 1:
    72 weeks
    3 Study Periods

    Option 2:
    144 weeks
    6 Study Periods



What is this course about?

Be your own boss and take on the world, when you study a Diploma of Salon Management online at AIAS.

Combining marketing, management and finance subjects with real-life customer service situations, becoming a confident salon manager is easy when you study at AIAS. With both current and returning beauty students completing this career changing qualification, you’ll be surrounded by passionate professionals who are ready to make their own mark on the booming beauty industry.

What you'll accomplish

Did you know that your Diploma of Salon Management can take you right around Australia – and beyond! Seriously, some of our students have run prestigious salons in major cities, opened their own day spas and sailed around the world on cruise ships. All you need is your qualification, a valid passport, and your passion for beauty will do the rest. 

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The Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (AIAS) is a trading division of the Registered Training Organisation, Study Group Australia Pty Limited (Code 5806), offering nationally recognised vocational education and training qualifications. Click here for more information.

We also have close industry associations with Algologie and Bio-Pacific Skincare suppliers, which allows us to offer our students exclusive access to products and training as part of their course.

Upon graduation, you will receive a Diploma of Salon Management which will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to effectively lead and manage a salon. 

If your ultimate goal is to study at University, then we have some good news for you. The skills you learn within this qualification will put you closer to studying a business, management or marketing degree. Just check with your local University which subjects will count towards your preferred degree and study hard! 

What you'll learn

Recruitment Process

  • BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

Business Finance

  • BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances

Business Planning

  • BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning


Salon Leadership

  • SHBXPSM001 Lead team in a personal services environment

Salon Promotion

  • SHBXPSM003 Promote a personal services business

HR Functions

  • BSBHRM404 Review human resources functions


Salon WHS

  • SHBXWHS002 Provide a safe work environment

Manage Sustainability

  • BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and prcedures for sustainability

Workplace Facilitation

  • TAEDEL402A Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace


To view the suggested order of completion for this course, click here.



“I loved every minute of my experience at AIAS.  It was a lot of hard work juggling my family and work and at times there were tears but I am so proud of what I have accomplished."

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It’s time to be fierce. Embrace your full potential and become your own boss when you study online at AIAS.

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