Course Overview

Beauty Salon Management and Starting Your Own Business Level 3

Course code: OSC1088

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Do you want to own your own beauty salon, but didn't know how to? Well this course will give you all of the knowledge and skills needed to do just that, from the comfort of your own home.

Building your very own beauty empire couldn't be easier!

This course will allow you to: 

  • Understand what a business plan is and how to create one
  • Explore profit and loss accounts of a business and how to manage them
  • Conduct market research that benefits a business
  • Learn how to create effective business objectives focusing on the SMART format
  • Understand the legislation of setting up your own business
  • Study the recruitment process in terms of shortlisting, interviewing and employee rights
  • Explain the house keeping of a salon, considering health and safety and cleanliness
  • Develop an understanding of customer service
  • Look into income and expenditure and understand how to take care of your accounts
  • Explore the different marketing strategies that will help increase sales
  • Understand your competitors and how you can perform better than them
  • Study ways to segment your market and identify your potential customers

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn't be easier. You will also have award-winning tutor support to guide you through your studies over email, meaning help is only a click away!

You can work at your own pace, so there are is no pressure or strict deadlines. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so sending assignments is simple.

So enrol with us today and join the 75,000 students who have improved their skills and knowledge with us. 

 

Discounts on selected courses - Until 27th August
Course Content

 Beauty Salon  Management Level 3:

Unit 1: Your Idea, Your Planning, Your Business
  • The business plan
  • Phone numbers
  • Websites and email
  • Profit and loss accounts
  • Market research
  • Business objective
  • Mission statement
  • Further knowledge and legislation
Unit 2: Recruitment   
  • The process of recruitment
  • Equal opportunities
  • Job advertisements
  • Shortlisting
  • Interviewing
  • Making the job offer
  • Employee rights
  • Inductions
  • Appraisals
Unit 3: Salon Housekeeping
  • Housekeeping
  • Health and safety
  • Salon cleanliness
Unit 4: Your Customers and Their Care
  • Receptionist
  • Trust and confidentiality
  • A client’s visit – step-by-step
Unit 5: Financial Management
  • Income and expenditure
  • The cash register
  • Petty cash
  • Invoices
  • Cheque books
  • Accountants
Unit 6: Marketing Your Dream
  • Different styles of promotional material
  • Promoting the salon to potential markets
  • Consumer and market research
  • Customer questionnaires

 Starting Your Own  Business Level 3:

Unit 1: Preparing to Start Your Business
  • Why start your own business?
  • Character and motivation
  • Before you start: managing yourself and planning
  • Market research
  • Sales and profits
  • Competitors
  • Financial planning
  • Suppliers
  • Employing people
  • Stock and asset management
Unit 2: Defining Your Business
  • Deciding on the form of your business (sole trader, partnership, limited company)
  • How to decide what is best for you
  • Setting goals for yourself
Unit 3: Marketing
  • Your product or service
  • Value for money
  • Competition
  • Segmenting your market
  • Pricing
Unit 4: Customers
  • Identifying your potential customers
  • Promoting your business
  • Before sale
  • After sale
Unit 5: Finance
  • Understanding your business finances
  • Working with figures
  • Break-event point
  • Fixed and current assets
  • Cash flow
  • Sources of finance
  • Managing your money
Unit 6: Your Business Plan
  • Why do you need a business plan?
  • The format and structure of your business plan
  • Yourself, your people. your values, your mission
  • Your business model
  • Your market
  • Your competition
  • Development
  • Profit forecast
  • Risks
Other Information

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of written assignments. These assignments will then be sent and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required for this course.

Course Duration

Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. This bundle will take you approximately 160 hours. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

Study Method

The course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. You will receive all course materials by postal delivery or email. You will also receive award-winning tutor support by email, whenever you need it. 

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive two Certificates of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Open Study College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course). This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE Totum discount card (formerly NUS Extra card)
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

Do I have to sit an exam?

No. We will issue certification based on your coursework alone.

Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your assignments to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will achieve Beauty Salon Management and Starting your Own Business Level 3. 

What happens if I lose my course pack?

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
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Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

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