Business Licenses, Permits and Registrations
Beauty practitioners who are interested in building their own salons, barbershops or spas need to consider the business side of things. Australia has specific instructions or regulations in building businesses, and a state may have strict rules on licenses, permits and registrations of salons and other beauty establishments.
A license, for example, is issued locally, allowing a business to legally operate. It protects the employees, clients and the business itself. Licenses vary by state, and each has its rules and conditions.
A permit is also locally given by a state. It ensures safe business operations, making the salon, barbershop or spa ideal for practising different beauty treatments.
Registration may be required for some beauticians to make them recognised practitioners. Requirements also differ by state, and professionals are expected to comply to avoid violations.
When it comes to insurance, companies do not ask for nor do they require any specific education or license. They are only insuring the business.
Further details about the business aspect of beauty salons and spas are given here: