The Spa Owner Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Spa Owner Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.
The course covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to learn how to start a day spa business in the United States or Canada, plus helpful advice for opening a spa in any country. It includes:
- What is a Spa?
- The Spa Market
- Benefits of Being a Spa Owner
- Types of Spas
- Spa Staff Members
- Spa Services
- Getting Ready to Own a Spa
- Courses and Seminars
- Industry Conferences
- Finding a Mentor
Planning Your Spa
- Brainstorming Ideas
- Choosing a Niche
- Spa Business Options
- Starting a Brand New Spa
- Buying an Existing Spa
- Your Business Plan
- Your Start-Up Expenses
Preparing to Open
- Choosing a Location
- Designing Your Layout
- Equipment and Supplies
- Licensing and Permits
- Creating Your Menu of Services
- Hiring Your Team
Running Your Spa
- Spa Operations Systems
- Managing Your Team
- Retail Sales
- What to Sell
- Booking Appointments
- Greeting Clients
- Handling Complaints
- Sales Goals and Budgeting
- Promotional Tools
- Marketing Techniques
- Creating Client Loyalty
- Expanding Your Current Spa
- Opening More Locations
What Happens in the Spa Owner Certificate Course
The Spa Owner Certificate course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (FabJob Guide to Become a Spa Owner). This course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.
This part-time Spa Owner Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.
The Spa Owner Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.
What Is Included in the Spa Owner Certificate Course
This all-inclusive Spa Owner Certificate Course package includes:
- Registration for the Spa Owner Certificate Course
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and spa business advice
- (Optional) 2019-2020 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Spa Owners for only $2 per month
- Downloadable Spa Owner Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
- (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
- Textbook: FabJob Guide to Become a Spa Owner (e-book edition)
This is a great time to get into the spa business. The consumers are there, they have money, and they are willing and able to spend it in spas. The guide will you get started and succeed in this fun and rewarding career.” – Jeremy McCarthy, author and Spa Director, La Costa Resort and Spa
Registration Fee for the Spa Owner Certificate Course
You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from almost 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.
Our online career college certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and includes a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377. HOLIDAY SEASON SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Spa Owner Certificate Course is priced at only $97 U.S. for the December 9, 2019 course.
How to Register
Click the “REGISTER NOW” button to register for the Spa Owner Certificate Course.
If the course is full, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified when a new course date is scheduled.
Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Spa Owner Certificate Course to avoid disappointment.
Easy Changes and Cancellations
It’s easy to change or cancel your course registration. See our FAQ page for details.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Does a Spa Owner Make?
As a spa owner, your income is determined by a number of factors, including: your experience, location, business model and how much revenue your spa generates. According to data from PayScale, the average income for a small business owner in the United States is $73,000 – however this can range up to $182,000 or more.
What Does a Spa Owner Do?
As a spa owner you could own a business that gives you fabulous personal and financial rewards every day. You could have the freedom and creativity that comes with being your own boss. You could have the satisfaction of owning a business that helps people experience more happiness, health, and well-being. You could earn a profit and take home up to $100,000 or more per year. You could even enjoy your own spa’s services whenever you want! While water treatments (also known as hydrotherapy) are offered by many spas, you can offer a wide variety of services in your spa including massages, hair styling, manicures/pedicures, makeup application, facial/skin treatments, hair removal, and body treatments such as scrubs or wraps.
How Do You Become a Spa Owner?
Earning a certificate as a spa owner will equip you with the principles and techniques for starting and running your own spa and becoming a professional spa owner. A certificate also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
What is the Spa Owner Certificate Course?
In IAP Career College’s part-time online Spa Owner Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional spa owner. This online course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks, however it may be completed in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance, however as a student you have access to Faculty Members to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice.
What is IAP Career College?
The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and “dream” careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life – you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.