The International Academy approach to accreditation, association and recognition. Through its partnerships with national and global bodies, we ensure that our qualifications are recognised both locally and internationally.
Founded in 1946 in Brussels with the Head Office in Zurich, Switzerland, Comité International d’ Esthétique et de Cosmétologie – CIDESCO is the World Standard for Beauty and Spa Therapy.
The CIDESCO syllabus is covered during your studies. You can then choose to complete the CIDESCO Examination at the of Year Two. This Examination has additional costs .
CIDESCO School Accreditation Nr.: ZA171
Qualifications: Post-Graduate Diploma Spa Therapy and Diploma Beauty Therapy
ITEC provides leading International Qualifications, specialising in Beauty & Spa Therapy, Hairdressing, Complementary Therapies, Sport & Fitness Training and Customer Service with centres in 39 countries.
The ITEC syllabus is covered during your studies. You can then choose to complete the ITEC Examination at the of Year Two. This Examination has additional costs.
ITEC School Accreditation Nr.: X1498
Qualifications: The list of accredited Qualifications is vast, if needed the letter can be obtained from us on request.
South African Association of Health and Skin Care Professionals (SAAHSP)
SAAHSP is a Non- Profit Organisation serving its members and the Skin, Body, and Nail Care Profession and Industry as the Professional Body in South Africa. SAAHSP is legally constituted to protect the Public Interest in relation to services provided.
The SAAHSP syllabus is covered during your studies. You can then choose to complete the SAAHSP Examination at the of Year Two. This Examination has additional costs.
Provider Accreditation Nr.: 2297
Qualifications: National Diploma Health and Skin Care Therapy NQF Level 06.
Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETQA)
Provider Programme Approval Nr.: 12387
Qualifications: National Certificate Hairdressing NQF Level 02; National Certificate Hairdressing NQF Level 03; Further Education and Training Certificate Hairdressing NQF Level 04; Further Education and Training Certificate Beauty Technology NQF Level 04 and Further Education and Training Certificate Nail Technology NQF Level 04.
Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA)
Provider Accreditation Nr.: 613/R/000267/2014
Qualifications: National Certificate Fitness NQF Level 05
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South-African Association of Health and Skincare Professionals (SAAHSP)
South African Qualifications Authority
(SAQA) ID no.: 58310