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Subject Outcomes

The Salon Management Expert Certificate Course consists of the following subjects. Here’s what you can learn:

Subject Description
Introduction to Business English This module will teach students how to correctly use the English language for business purposes. It covers topics like writing emails, business letters and proposals, as well as doing presentations. After completion, you will be more confident in your English language skills.
Professional Salon Skills This module gives you a good introduction into the beauty industry and how to conduct yourself professionally in the salon environment. It also covers topics like how to prepare for your consultation with a client, which is one of the most important elements you need to master as a beauty therapist. You will learn more about your responsibilities as a therapist and how to build a relationship with your clients.
Networking for Success Getting started as a beauty salon professional requires a good amount of networking to market your business and services. This subject teaches you how to do that and as a result you will be able to build networking relationships and use various networking techniques and platforms.
Facial Skin Care Theory This subject will give you a better understanding of skin before you move on to discussing facials in the following subject. You will deal with topics such as anatomy of the skin, skin types, skin tones, and skin disorders. All this will come in handy when you need to find the skin treatment or product that will suit your client’s needs.
Excellence in Service Basics A big part of being a salon professional has to do with interactions with customers. This subject prepares you for those service based interactions to improve your customer satisfaction and professionalism. Those two factors along with your talent will determine the success of your business.
Facial Skin Care Techniques In this subject we discuss preparing the treatment area, consulting with the client and then how to do various facials. After care advice is also important in any treatment. This subject will also teach you how to give clients advice on how to care for their skin post treatment.
Lash and Brow Client consultation is the most important element to get right for any beautician. This course focuses on client consultation and how you can find out what exactly your client wants. We also discuss brow services, lash services and lash and brow tinting.
Introduction to Make Up Application 1 Before you start to apply make-up to the face there is a lot you need to know. This subject starts with a topic that looks at the anatomy of the face - the facial bones, shapes and muscles. You will then learn what tools you need to apply make-up, and how to care for those tools. It then discusses use of colour, foundation, concealer and how to contour a face with make-up.
Entrepreneurship If you are planning on starting your own business with your Salon Management Expert Certificate, then this subject will teach you how. Entrepreneurship teaches you how to set up a business plan and what goes into running a business. By the end of this subject you will know how to identify the need for a business and the planning behind starting and running a business.
Introduction to Make up Application 2 Learn how to apply make-up to the eyes and lips, as well as what make-up is appropriate for clients of different ages. You will then look at make-up for special occasions such as weddings and black tie events. There are also other different styles of make-up that you can start to experiment with, as you get confident in this subject.
Financial Management Basic Managing your finance is key for any business. So this subject teaches you the key concepts of the accounting cycle and finance management. At the end of this module you will be able to read and understand a balance sheet and become skilled in budgeting.
Nail Technician Manicure and Pedicure We start with the history of nail care and more detailed anatomy of the hand and foot. Then we outline what tools and equipment we need before learning how to conduct both a manicure and a pedicure. Remember that the preparation and massage is as important as the application of the nail varnish, so study these parts very closely.
UV Gel Nails, Acrylic Nails, Fiberglass Nails and Decoration This unit teaches you how to apply UV gel nails, and how to decorate nails. There are three assessment tasks so that you can practice what you have learnt. You will learn the theory behind all the nail decoration techniques.

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The Salon Management Expert Certificate Course will make you knowledgeable in all areas in the industry. But if you would like to learn more, have a look at our Business Management and Entrepreneur courses.