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VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management

VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management


The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management is an advanced qualification that has been specifically designed for existing or aspiring salon managers. Throughout this qualification you will plan the management of products and services for your salon by; analysing data for planning purposes, set operational objectives, monitor working practices, evaluate stock control and equipment levels and provide recommendations to increase salon revenue. You will research, monitor and recommend improvements to ensure the health, safety and security, the quality of client care and management of sales for your salon.


From the optional unit section of this qualification you have the opportunity to select an area of study which is most relevant to your business needs. This could be; the interesting area of research into the latest products and techniques, public relations (PR), IT and data handling, human resources, salon design and marketing for the hair and beauty sector. Alternatively, you may wish to develop your advanced technical skills in, for example, hair colour correction, micro dermabrasion or laser and light treatments. This qualification is suitable for hairdressers, barbers, beauty therapists and nail technicians.


This fast-track course can be completed around your commitments making it the perfect choice for those wanting a good balance of classroom teaching and home learning.


You will also be required to do some home-based learning and complete homework as part of this course.


We are committed to making our assessments a supportive and encouraging experience.  Our highly experienced tutors will always ensure you are relaxed and confident before undergoing any assessment modules.

  • Course units

    ➖ Management of health, safety and security in the salon

    ➖ 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

    ➖ Plus 10 credits in optional units.

  • Entry requirements

    ➖ No previous experience required

    ➖ Good standard of English sufficient to complete the course competences and online examinations.

    ➖ Students must be over 16 years old to enrol on this course

  • When does the course start?

    ➖ You can start this course whenever you like

  • How long is the course?

    ➖ Online theory

    ➖ 10am - 5pm

    ➖ 2-3 days in college - depending on optional units chosen

    ➖ Maximum class size: 6 students

  • How will I be assessed?

    ➖ Online theory tests (multiple choice)

    ➖ Observations and oral questioning

    ➖ Practical assessments and assignments

    ➖ Portfolio evidence

  • Do I need to bring a model?


  • What do I need to buy for this course?

    ➖ Stationery - notepad and pen

    ➖ Uniform - therapist tunic, black trousers and black flat closed toe shoes

    ➖ Equipment - whilst you are training with us, we provide all the products and equipment you need to complete your practical assessments

  • What can I do with this qualification?

    This qualification forms part of a larger suite of Level 2 nail services qualifications. however opportunities for employment as a junior nail technician are possible through this award when taken alongside other Level 2 nail services or nail technology qualifications.

  • Payment options

    ➖ Pay in full - £2000 plus VAT (£2400 total) this includes the VTCT registration

    ➖ Pay in 2 interest free instalments - example £200 deposit, then the balance by the end of the course

    ➖ L4 Diploma in Salon Management

    ➖ £1000.00 + VAT

    ➖ Theory on-line

    ➖ Practical training time depending on optional unit chosen

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