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59231 Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management

Wakefield College

Wakefield City Campus, Margaret Street, Wakefield, WF1 2DH

This course is delivered at Castleford Campus

Email: courseinfo@wakefield.ac.uk

Telephone: 01924 789 111

Website: www.wakefield.ac.uk

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This programme is designed for those holding a Level 3 qualification and wanting to progress to a salon management or ownership position. It would be advantageous to be in a salon management position whilst completing the programme of study, but not essential as placement opportunities in college can be undertaken to fulfil this required element of the programme of study.

What will you be learning?

Mandatory Units – all must be completed
Management of health, safety and security in the salon
Quality management of client care in the hair and beauty sector
Sales management in the hair and beauty sector
Public relations (PR) in the hair and beauty sector
Salon management
Optional Units – a minimum of 10 credits must be completed
Research in the hair and beauty sector 7
Salon design for the hair and beauty sector 5
IT and data handling in the hair and beauty sector 5
Marketing in the hair and beauty sector 6
Human resource management within the hair and beauty sector 7
Hair colour correction 12
Manage the creation of a hair style collection 10
Hair and scalp specialist services 9
Manage the creation of a male hair style collection 10
Intimate waxing for female clients 4
Intimate waxing for male clients 4
Apply micro dermabrasion 4
Advanced epilation techniques 7
Apply individual permanent lashes 4
Apply airbrush make-up to the face 4
Laser and light treatments for hair removal 10
Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation 10
Enhance appearance using micropigmentation treatment 12
Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps 6
Create and cast small prosthetic pieces and bald caps 6


Start Date: To be arranged

Duration: 1 year (Part Time)

How is it delivered?

Lectures, practical salon work plus a minimum of one day a week home

Availability: 2017-2018

Who can do it?

Age Range: 19+

What will you be working towards?

Awarding Body: VTCT

Type: Diploma

Level: Level 4

Entry Requirements:

Level 3 full qualification in hairdressing, beauty therapy or a related subject. GCSE grade A-C in English

Additional Information

Lead Provider: Wakefield College

Course Contact: Course Information On 01924 789111

Course Timetable: One day a week for 9 hours a week


Successful completion could result in progression to a Foundation Degree or Degree in a related subject area


Accept additional responsibilities within your salon / workplace
Aspire to promotion as a salon manager / owner

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