Hairdressing & Beauty Salon Managers & Proprietors


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


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.

Educational 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.