A hair or beauty salon manager plans, controls and coordinates the operations of a hairdressing or beauty salon. You’ll have to work indoors in a hairdressing salon or beauty salon. Your tasks may include controlling the financial transactions, keeping records of the stock level, preparing budget, promoting the products by introducing them to the customers and advising them to use them. As in any other management jobs, you will have to supervise on the staffs of the establishment. You should have well enough communicative skills. You have to gain the customers’ trust with your pleasing approach and you should gain the certificate of being trustworthy. This requires practise and talent. You might also be asked to travel to meet the suppliers of the goods or visit other sites. You’ll have to attend meetings as well. In short, you should be very good at handling multiple tasks.
This occupation comes under the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation list and in the RSMS occupation list while it is not under the Skilled Occupation list. The persons who want to pursue this career are eligible for migration under Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS), Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) and Points Based Skilled Migration visa. The applicants should obtain the pass mark so as to get the points based skilled migration visa. Even if the pass mark is not obtained, if you have the pool mark, there are chances that you might get qualified. If you do not get qualified, you can apply for ENS. You can apply for this visa if you are nominated by an approved Australian employer; you are not yet 50 years of age and make the skill, qualification and English language requirements.
The qualification requirement includes thorough knowledge in the hairdressing and cosmetic field. This can be acquired by pursuing a bachelor’s degree in this field. It can also be developed by taking separate coaching classes in this field if your bachelor’s degree is in any other subjects. The basic requirement is AQF associate degree, advanced diploma or diploma. You should also have good communication skills and knowledge in English. Experience in working as hair or beauty salon manager is also important. Relevant experiences are considered as the formal qualification along with the bachelor’s degree in some instances. Similarly 3 years of experience can act as substitute for the formal qualification.
When the availability of the job is considered, it comes under the category of high availability. Anyway, it requires some additional qualifications. Skill assessment programs are also conducted by the national authorities. There are particular assessment authorities for each job and yours is Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services. But, that depends on the visa subclass you holds. Only certain visa subclasses need the assessment and since that is the case, you have to make sure whether you would need it or not.
You would require licensing or registration by the local authority for some of the jobs. You have to contact with the local authority to know about your licensing and registration.