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: 2022/23

Course Code: 10807

Campus: Downpatrick

Study Type: Part-Time

Education Level Higher Education

This course is also available for the following academic years:

  2023/24 Academic Year

An academic year runs from September to August of the following year.

Sessions

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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

Completion of the VTCT COVID Infection Prevention qualification for Beauty is mandatory in the first month of the course if you do not already have this qualification. There will be a £20 VTCT registration fee for this

Due to current industry guidelines all students when working within the Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy salons in college must wear a mask and a visor.

Contact Hours

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.

Entry Requirements

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

How will I be assessed and given feedback?
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.

Where will it take me?

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

How will it make me more employable?
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.

Additional Costs

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

£20 VTCT registration for COVID Infection Prevention Unit

Accreditation
 ITEC
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

Available Sessions Summary

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Higher Education

Higher Education

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This course is also available for the following academic years:

  2023/24 Academic Year

An academic year runs from September to August of the following year.

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