The Somatology programme offers the student the opportunity to acquire the necessary skills to become a professional somatologist. The diploma includes advanced make-up techniques as well as spa management so that students can reach their full potential and be competitive candidates in the field. Students that successfully complete the course have the opportunity to write international exams (CIDESCO or ITEC) in order to obtain their international qualification.
NSC (Gr 12) with entrance to Diploma studies or National Certificate (Vocational) with the minimum requirements for entrance to Diploma studies, as specified by UMALUSI. (Life Sciences is recommended)
Every student has to complete 400 hours of practical experience in a salon or spa of their choice under the supervision of a manager. This helps our students to fully understand the work environment they will be entering and prepare them sufficiently to work in, or manage a salon or spa.
Students have the opportunity to obtain the ITEC and/or CIDESCO qualifications to further enhance their career possibilities both locally and internationally