Qualification details

SHB50216 - Diploma of Salon Management (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes SIB50210 - Diploma of Salon ManagementNot Equivalent • Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages • Work health and safety unit added to core. • Total number of units for completion remains at 10.Core units increased from 6 to 7; elective units reduced from 4 to 3. 30/Mar/2016

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 31/Mar/2016

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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BSBFRA401 - Manage compliance with franchisee obligations and legislative requirementsManage compliance with franchisee obligations and legislative requirementsSupersededElective
BSBFRA402 - Establish a franchiseEstablish a franchiseSupersededElective
BSBFRA403 - Manage relationship with franchisorManage relationship with franchisorSupersededElective
BSBFRA404 - Manage a multiple-site franchiseManage a multiple-site franchiseSupersededElective
BSBHRM404 - Review human resource functionsReview human resource functionsSupersededCore
BSBHRM506 - Manage recruitment selection and induction processesManage recruitment selection and induction processesSupersededCore
BSBLED501 - Develop a workplace learning environmentDevelop a workplace learning environmentSupersededElective
BSBMGT502 - Manage people performanceManage people performanceSupersededElective
BSBSMB402 - Plan small business financesPlan small business financesSupersededElective
BSBSMB403 - Market the small businessMarket the small businessSupersededElective
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 142114 Hair Or Beauty Salon Manager 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Hairdressing,Beauty 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Hairdressing Salon Owner,Beauty Therapy Salon Manager,Nail Salon Manager,Salon Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 142114 Hair Or Beauty Salon Manager 09/Aug/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 09/Aug/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 31/Mar/2016 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of senior managers and small business owners of personal services businesses. They are responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operation of the business and for planning, monitoring and evaluating the work of the team. Salon managers also operate with significant autonomy to make strategic business management decisions.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a salon manager in any type of personal service business including hairdressing or beauty salons, barber shops and spas.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

10 units must be completed:

  • 7 core units
  • 3 elective units, consisting of:
  • 2 units from the list below
  • 1 unit from the list below, elsewhere in the SHB Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core Units 


Review human resource functions


Manage recruitment selection and induction processes


Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability


Lead teams in a personal services environment


Manage treatment services and sales delivery


Promote a personal services business


Provide a safe work environment

Elective Units 



Manage compliance with franchisee obligations and legislative requirements


Establish a franchise


Manage relationship with franchisor


Manage a multiple-site franchise



Manage people performance


Plan small business finances


Market the small business


Undertake small business planning


Manage small business finances


Manage personal, family, cultural and business obligations


Build and maintain relationships with small business stakeholders


Manage personal work priorities and professional development


Develop a product and service range

Training, Learning and Development 


Develop a workplace learning environment


Provide work skill instruction


Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.


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