Animal Care Level Course at Level 2
- Course code: BNL06
- Delivery method: Online & Paper
- Course duration: 12 Months
- Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed
- Award achieved: NCFE Certificate of Achievement
- Awarding body: NCFE
This course covers all the steps required to set-up and manage your own salon. It would also be suitable for anyone working in a salon who would like to learn more about possibly stepping up to a more senior role.
This course is designed to allow students to:
- Develop the skills to set up a beauty salon business and manage it effectively.
- Learn about what makes a beauty salon succeed in the UK’s thriving beauty industry.
- Increase their knowledge of recruitment, financial management and salon management.
- Gain the skills and knowledge market a beauty salon effectively to potential customers.
Unit 1: Your Idea, Your Planning, Your Business
- The business plan
- Phone numbers
- Websites and email
- Profit and loss accounts
- Market research
- Business objective
- Mission statement
- Further knowledge and legislation
Unit 2: Recruitment
- The process of recruitment
- Equal opportunities
- Job advertisements
- Making the job offer
- Employee rights
Unit 3: Salon Housekeeping
- Health and safety
- Salon cleanliness
Unit 4: Your Customers and Their Care
- Trust and confidentiality
- A clients visit step-by-step
Unit 5: Financial Management
- Income and expenditure
- The cash register
- Petty cash
- Cheque books
Unit 6: Marketing Your Dream
- Different styles of promotional material
- Promoting the salon to potential markets
- Consumer and market research
- Customer questionnaires
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 3 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (where level 2 and 3 courses are similar in difficulty to GCSEs and A Levels, respectively, and where level 4 courses are slightly more challenging than an A-level).
The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s QCF level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by OSC which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.
NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. These are Ofqual (the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator in England); the Welsh Government and CCEA (the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment) in Northern Ireland.