VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management

The ITEC Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management has been developed to enable you to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills to manage the spa or salon environment effectively.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10807
Campus: Downpatrick
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Higher Education
Department: Beauty & Holistic Therapies

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Course Structure

There is a skills gap for spa managers within in the continuously growing spa industry.

You will develop underpinning knowledge on how to carry out research, analyse data, write academically and develop strategy which are essential in order to work and be successful in the Beauty, Spa and Wellness Industry.

Units include:

  • Contribute to the effective running of a Business
  • Spa and Salon Management
  • Spa Design
  • Marketing
  • Quality Management
  • Sales Management
  • PR (Public Relations)
  • Monitor and maintain Spa area
  • Management of health, safety and security

Contact Hours per week: 

8 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.

Personal Study:

A further 8 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments.

General Entry Requirements:

GCSE English Language Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy

GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy

Level 3 in Beauty/Spa Therapy

A good reference from your place of work or previous place of study  

Access Diploma:

Access Diploma in Foundation Studies with an overall average of 60%+

English Language Requirements for International students:

Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2

IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)

PTE 51 Or an approved equivalent test in English

Equivalent qualifications include:

Grade C (or above) in English

Successfully completion of a Level 3 Vocational Programme with assessments completed in English Language

Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2)

ESOL Level 2 

Tier 4 Students:

SERC will only accept a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for issuing a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)

Admissions

Successful completion of the admissions process

APEL

Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning.  Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section

Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include examinations, coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies.  This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study.  Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

Completing the ITEC Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management could support you in gaining a leadership role in Salons and Spa’s in the UK and Worldwide.

Progression onto other courses include:

Spa Management or Management degree’s

Advanced Skincare

Chemical Peel

Advanced Epilation

Laser IPL 

Micropigmentation

This programme will provide students with the skills to enable them to meet changing circumstances within the Beauty Therapy environment.  These skills may lead to promotion to supervisory or management roles or into the teaching/training profession.

Students will have to purchase their own uniform and kit.  The lecturer will advise you of these additional costs.

 

 ITEC

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