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Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hairdressing salons, beauty treatment and similar establishments.

Tasks

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term needs
  • Controls the allocation, training and remuneration of staff
  • Provides clients with information and advice on styles and treatments, and resolves any complaints or problems
  • Ensures clients’ records are maintained
  • Undertakes and/or directs hair treatments and/or beauty therapy
  • Checks and maintains any equipment, and ensures that all safety requirements are met
  • Demonstrates, advises on and sells hair and/or beauty products
  • Ensures financial accounts for the business are maintained.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required for entry although entrants usually possess a BTEC/SQA award, an NVQ/SVQ in Hairdressing at Level 3, an apprenticeship and/or relevant experience.

Industry Insights

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £25,000 per annum and can progress up to £27,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 1,956 employed Hairdressing & Beauty Salon Managers & Proprietors in the region.

Destinations of Hair & Beauty Completers July 2018

60% of students went on to other Further Education at York College

5% of students went on to employment

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