Diploma of Salon Management

Ready for an industry management role?
Take that next step from Therapist to Manager/Owner.

Demi International’s Salon Management Course is nationally recognised and designed to upskill beauty therapists, hairdressers, barbers, and massage therapists in how to manage a salon or clinic. We work very closely with industry experts and employers to understand their specific needs for a salon manager. The Diploma of Salon Management is designed to meet these needs and increase your employment outcomes. Completing a Diploma of Salon Management with Demi International through our MaroochydoreCairns, ChermsideToowoomba, and Southport, or Ipswich academies provides further higher education pathways into degrees such as Bachelor of Business with the University of Southern Qld and Southern Cross University.

Gain a significant advantage over your peers as you head towards a new career in management. Learn the skills and knowledge to run large spas, salons and clinics, wellness retreats and businesses in the personal services environment.

Your journey starts here…

It may have been a while since you were in beauty school or learning your trade. You’ve been on the floor for a while now and the manager’s role excites you. It’s probably time to step up! In this comprehensive salon management training course, you will learn everything from how to manage client expectations in beauty salons and how to manage salon staff to introducing sustainability into a business and how to market for a small or large scale beauty day spa, hair salon, health retreat or remedial massage clinic.

Tuition Fees


The course tuition costs are $11,000 of which the total amount can be covered by VET Student Loans*. No out of pocket expenses.**

*• For eligible students only; you may need to sit a Literacy Numeracy Assessment if Year 12 or higher education has not been completed.
**For eligible students

Course Units


BSBHRM404 Review human resource functions
BSBHRM523 Coordinate the learning and development of teams and individuals
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
SHBXPSM001 Lead teams in a personal services environment
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance


BSBSMB403 Market the small business
SHBXPSM003 Promote a personal services business


SHBXWHS002 Provide a safe work environment
SHBXPSM002 Manage treatment services and sales delivery
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

What you’ll learn.

You will learn how to build the right team and how to manage the team for the success of your salon or clinic. You’ll learn the skills you need to contribute to the growth of the business such as marketing and business planning. You’ll gain an understanding of how to manage and improve the daily operations of your salon or clinic including sustainability practices.

Delivery Schedules

Our Diploma of Salon Management has 4 intakes a year January, April, July and October. Each term runs for 10 weeks and matches the Qld Public School Terms. A live virtual lecture is held each week during the term. Full-time face-to-face students can complete clinic management supervised hours at one of our fully functioning salons and clinics MaroochydoreChermside,  Toowoomba, Ipswich or Cairns. Students wishing to complete their training while working will need to complete 36 hours of supervised clinic management. All students have access to one-on-one support sessions during each term.

Why Choose Demi International Beauty Academy

Our Diploma gets you Job Ready - Salon Day

We have a fully functioning salon on each of our campuses. The salon is open to the public, who can book online for salon treatments with students.

As students training in management, you will take a superior role in the Salon or Clinic under the supervision of your trainer who will continue to provide you with Salon Management tips. Hands-on in a fully functioning salon or clinic.

You may already be working in a salon and have the support of your manager or boss to study management. Talk to us about your options to complete your practical training in your workplace.

Ready to


Call us on (07) 5309 6635. We are available weekdays 9am – 5pm (AEST).

Payment Options

Learn now and pay later with flexible payments and loans

At Demi International, we offer a range of payment solutions to make learning affordable and paying easier

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