Diploma of Salon Management (SHB50216)

More people than ever before are finding benefit in a spa experience. Taking time to care for ourselves in this way is not an indulgence but a necessary way to limit stress and find balance.


The wellness industry today is experiencing unprecedented growth. Owning your own spa or learning how to manage one offers a rewarding career alternative and an exciting way to care for the people in your community.

Our endota Wellness College SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management prepares students to adequately gain the skills they need to become spa managers in a flexible and creative work environment. Our strong links to industry and direct connections with local spas means our students benefit from practical work experience and employment opportunities.

To achieve the SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management, a total of 10 units of competency must be completed. This consists of 7 core units and 3 elective units.


Who should apply?

This program will be open to enrolments in February 2019 and will be specifically developed for spa managers and therapists who are employed by endota spa.



This program is delivered over 12 – 24 months in a blended learning format or a combination of face-to-face and online learning. Duration may vary depending upon the individual cohort and workplace training arrangements.



Our full schedule of tuition fees are available here. This program is VET Student Loans approved. Payment plans are available that allow you to pay your tuition fees in instalments and by specified due dates. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Eligibility criteria apply. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Resource costs

Full components of a therapist uniform $220,


SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management has two intakes per year, commencing February 2019. Both daytime and evening programs are available.



Students will need to demonstrate that they hold a level of language, learning and numeracy competency suitable to this course.


Our campuses

endota Wellness College campuses are located in Mitchell, ACT and Docklands, VIC. Our study environments consider student wellness and are bright and spacious with meditation sessions to start each day. We provide students with beautiful, state-of-the-art facilities including three purpose-built makeup training studios, a photographic studio, multi-purpose area and large beauty treatment room. Each student has an individual workstation that includes industry standard equipment, products and tools. Direct access to a student-run spa provides a practical way to gain work experience and master techniques.

Image: – endota support centre Moorooduc, VIC


endota Wellness College online

An online system at endota Wellness College provides students with access to all their course materials in a single place. This includes textbooks, presentations, images, videos and course notes. With over 48 boards on our Pinterest page, you will never be left searching for ideas or inspiration. We also provide access to assignments and have an easy upload system for assessment submission. This complements your class-room learning and ensures you have all the information you need at your finger tips. Students need to have a tablet or laptop to access endota Wellness College’s learning management systems, a mobile phone is not an acceptable device.


VET Student Loans

endota Wellness College is an approved provider of VET Student Loans. This means eligible students can defer payment of their tuition fees by accessing a government loan. It forms part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Students repay their loan through the tax system, once they are earning the minimum threshold level for repayment, which is $45,881 for the 2019-20 income year.

A VET Student Loan remains a personal debt obligation until it is repaid to the Commonwealth. VET Student Loans will only be approved for students who meet the eligibility criteria. Only a limited number of high quality providers have been approved. This means you can be rest assured that endota Wellness College is a trusted, quality training provider and your learning is in good hands.


How do I enrol?

Begin your beautiful new career today. Click here to apply to enrol in our SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management program. There are part-time spots available, commencing January 2020. Still have questions? Make an enquiry and we’ll be in touch.

endota Wellness College’s enrolment procedure for this program is outlined here: Student Admission Procedures for Approved Courses.


Recognition of prior learning

Previous work experience or training courses may enable us to deem you competent in certain areas, which will allow exemption from some modules. This process is referred to as ‘Recognition of Prior Learning‘ (RPL). As a Registered Training Organisation, delivering nationally recognised training, endota Wellness College can assist you with this process. Please contact a course advisor to request an application form. Application for RPL must occur prior to course commencement.


Units of competency

BSBHRM404 Review human resource functions

BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

SHBXPSM001 Lead teams in a personal services environment

SHBXPSM002 Manage treatment services and sales delivery

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

SHBXPSM003 Promote a personal services business

BSBSMB403 Market the small business

BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances

SHBXWHS002 Provide a safe work environment


Need more information?
Download our course info guide to find out more.

More information about this qualification can be found on the training.gov.au website http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/SHB50216

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