This course is Paper based only
If you run your own salon, or would like to learn more about the skills needed to manage one, then this distance learning course could be very useful to you. Many people working in the beauty industry are talented and enthusiastic about their work, but lack the know-how to operate in a competitive environment that demands a knowledge of good recruitment policies, financial management and business leadership skills.
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Beauty Salon Management Level 3
Course code: BNL06
Delivery method: Paper Based
Course duration: 12 Months
Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed
Award achieved: NCFE Certificate of Achievement
Awarding body: NCFE
This course will help to guide students through all the steps required to set-up and manage their own salons. It would also be suitable for anyone working in a salon who would like to learn more about possibly stepping up to a more senior role. As with all our home-learning programmes, the Beauty Salon Management Level 3 course can be fit around existing work and life commitments.
This course is designed to allow students to:
- Develop the skills to set up a beauty salon business and manage it effectively.
- Learn about what makes a beauty salon succeed in the UK’s thriving beauty industry.
- Increase their knowledge of recruitment, financial management and salon management.
- Gain the skills and knowledge market a beauty salon effectively to potential customers.
Unit 1: Your Idea, Your Planning, Your Business
- The business plan
- Phone numbers
- Websites and email
- Profit and loss accounts
- Market research
- Business objective
- Mission statement
- Further knowledge and legislation
Unit 2: Recruitment
- The process of recruitment
- Equal opportunities
- Job advertisements
- Making the job offer
- Employee rights
Unit 3: Salon Housekeeping
- Health and safety
- Salon cleanliness
Unit 4: Your Customers and Their Care
- Trust and confidentiality
- A clients visit step-by-step
Unit 5: Financial Management
- Income and expenditure
- The cash register
- Petty cash
- Cheque books
Unit 6: Marketing Your Dream
- Different styles of promotional material
- Promoting the salon to potential markets
- Consumer and market research
- Customer questionnaires
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 3 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (where level 2 and 3 courses are similar in difficulty to GCSEs and A Levels, respectively, and where level 4 courses are slightly more challenging than an A-level).
The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s QCF level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by OSC which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.
NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. These are Ofqual (the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator in England); the Welsh Government and CCEA (the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment) in Northern Ireland.
Paper Based Version
The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.
You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.
Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.
The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.
You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.
You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.