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SIB50210 Diploma of Salon Management

SIB50210 Diploma of Salon Management

Qualification Outline: SIB50210 Diploma of Salon Management

tab-1Qualification Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are competent in managing the overall operation of a business involved in services and sales delivery in personal services environments, including, hairdressing and beauty salons and spas. A salon manager at this level may focus on building the business, creating and establishing a personal services culture, leading and developing a team, developing and implementing marketing activities, and ensuring all occupational health and safety requirements are maintained.

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of managers or owner managers who work relatively autonomously and coordinate and supervise others. It involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills, and the provision of leadership and support to colleagues through the development and management of service delivery, and sales delivery concurrent with ongoing human resources development

Participants may include:

  • Current workers in the Hairdressing industry wishing to add to their career opportunities
  • Students who wish to continue study Diploma to increase their employment opportunities

 SIB50210 Diploma of Salon Management

Participants need to complete Ten (10) units of competency consisting of:

-       6 Core Units

-       4 Elective Units



  • the above nominal hours are used as a guide for funding purposes. The actual tuition hours are more and include all teaching and learning activities such as guided learning (classes, lectures, tutorials, online or self-paced study), individual study, research, learning activities in the workplace and assessment activities. This is in accordance with AQF volume of learning.
  • the Elective Units can be changed depending on clients needs and in accordance with training package rules.

Assessment Methods

A wide variety of assessments methods will be employed to assess student competence in each unit. These include but are not limited to:

  • Practical Assessment (Demonstrations/Presentations)                       
  • Written Tests  
  • Portfolio
  • Written report (essay) 

Entry Requirements

There is no entry requirements to this qualification stated in the training package; however, the ACET has developed its own entry requirements:

  1. Applicants 18 years and above who have satisfactorily completed year 11 or equivalent or
  2. Applicants 18 years and above with no formal qualifications who can provide evidence and sufficient work experience in a supervisory position. or
  3. Applicants 18 years and above with no formal qualifications who can be assessed for skills that would qualify to undertake this training, and
  4. Must successfully complete Literacy and Numeracy Test and the Pre-Training Review.

Completion of the Qualification

Upon successful completion of this qualification, you will receive a nationally recognized qualification SIB50210 Diploma of Salon Management issued by the Australasian College of Education and Training (ACET).

Australasian College of Education and Training (ACET) is a Registered Training Organisation (Provider Number: 121666) registered with the Australian Skills and Qualifications Authority (ASQA).

Qualification Availability

ACET has regular monthly intakes for each of its qualifications. Please contact ACET for confirmation of the commencement date for the next available intake. 

Future Study Pathways

After achieving SIB50210 Diploma of Salon Management, individuals may undertake SIH80113 Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership or a bachelor degree in a Business/Management stream at any Australian university or higher education provider.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) 

Candidates may be able to shorten the length of their chosen qualification by supplying evidence of their previous training, employment experience or other life skills that directly relate to the qualification competencies. The evidence must be valid, sufficient and authentic.

Contact ACET directly to discuss your previous experience and we will be able to guide you through the RPL process. 

Note: ACET is Not an Approved RPL provider under the Victorian Training Guarantee funding 

Credit Transfer (CT) 

Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen qualification by taking into account previous studies. ACET recognises Australian registered training organisations for credit transfers. Credit Transfers will be granted upon the receipt of sufficient evidence to support the application.

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