Certificate in Holistic Spa Management

Certificate in Holistic Spa Management

Department
Total Credits Completed
9

The Certificate in Holistic Spa Management program offers foundational training in effective spa management, including an overview of business management protocols for spa management, customer service, ethical business practices, and a foundation in aromatherapy to provide basic knowledge in the use and administration of essential oils, a modality often used in spa therapies.

This program is developed in alignment with the education standards for spa management as set by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) (https://www.ahlei.org).

Highlights

Meets the AHLEI education requirements for the Certificate of Specialization in Spa Management
Awards credit to the Diploma in Holistic Health Practice, Associate of Applied Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine and Associate of Applied Science in Health and Wellness programs

Learning Outcomes

Outline the steps to set up a spa and manage day-to-day operations
Conduct market research and design an effective business model and marketing plan
Develop and integrate service culture that supports profitability, employee retention, and high customer loyalty
Integrate holistic protocols, such as aromatherapy, into spa operations
Locate and describe relevant professional codes of ethics and state regulatory requirements as applied towards the specific holistic protocols and general spa operations
Understand the health and safety regulatory issues as applied towards the specific holistic protocols and general spa operations

 

 

NOTE: ACHS students who have already completed the AROMA 101 Introduction to Aromatherapy course can elect to take the AROMA 103B Bridge course to complete the additional spa training covered in the AROMA 103 course. There is a flat fee of $99 to complete the Bridge course; additional materials fees may apply for students that need to replenish their AROMA 101 essential oil kit also used in the AROMA 103 course. Please contact Student Services at stuserv@achs.edu for more information.

 

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