The course is for the spa or beauty professional who wants to progress into management or is presently in a senior position but wishes to gain the skills and qualifications necessary to be a more competent leader. The course is fast track, with face to face lectures and online independent learning.
There is a skills gap for spa managers within the growing spa industry. Recent research from the GWI measured the global spa industry to be worth a massive £79 billion, with a continued growth since 2013 with 16,000 more spas and as a result 230,000 more jobs. These industry developments pose significant challenges with a considerable shortage of experienced and qualified spa managers. In 2012 GSWS research evidenced that there are 180,000 spa manager positions but only 4,000 students training for those positions. This highlights the huge opportunities for a person with a spa management qualification with such high demand in the spa industry, which is forecasted to continue in growth.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
Qualified therapists/spa professionals with an aspiration to move into management
People that are passionate about spa, wellness and their continued education
Required skills are the ability to learn independently, capability to meet deadlines, organisational skills, self-motivated, time management efficient, responsible/accountable for your learning
You may be required to complete a piece of written work to assess your written skills before enrolment.
Complimentary student membership at Champneys Spa, Tring to experience world class spa facilities
The qualification is a fast track, independent course consisting of 8 days of teaching via lectures with online, independent home study. Study requirement is one Monday per month attendance at Champneys College, Tring or via zoom (see below) and a minimum of 4 hours per week of home study including online discussion forums for each unit.
1 Monday per month face to face delivery in Champneys Health Resort, Tring or via zoom (see below)
Independent online home study through the online education portal
9.30am - 4.30pm (30 minutes for lunch)
Minimum 4 hours per week independent online, distance learning/study
The next intake will start Feb 2024. Course dates are below and students must attend in person on the dates shown:
Fees are due 4 weeks before the start date
Instalment payments are possible
This course could lead you to a career in leadership or management, employment or further study such as a Degree. With a higher chance of employment you will possess a niche qualification that is in demand and has been awarded by renowned brand Champneys.
In the growing and diverse spa industry and as part of the global wellness movement, opportunities encompass all aspects of beauty and spa such as marketing, PR, product design, training, retailing to owning your own business and working abroad. You will receive careers advice and inspiration throughout the course.
'The spa management course at Champneys is giving me all the vital knowledge I need to be successful and progress in my career. With help from an interesting, passionate and engaging tutor I look forward to every session and am excited to see where the qualification will take me. This course is not easy but so worthwhile!'
Jasmine Forster - 2017 student
"I have found the spa management diploma a very insightful and thorough course of study. I've gained an in-depth understanding of all the aspects of spa management vital for career advancement. A valuable learning experience I wouldn't want to be without"
Claire Lawrence - 2017 student
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