HEALTH & SKIN CARE COURSE

Course Duration

2 Years

NQF

NQF Level 6 (266 Credits)

SAQA

SAQA ID: 58310

Instruction Language

English

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) or equivalent with endorsement certifying that you are eligible for Diploma Studies at a Tertiary Institution.
  • Fluent in English
  • Has to attend a personal Interview session

EXCEPTIONS

  • A Higher Certificate of Advanced Certificate in a cognate field will also be considered for admission.
  • Applicants from foreign countries are required to have their qualifications verified by the South-African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

QUALIFICATION OBJECTIVES

  • Apply the relevant occupational health and safety legislation in the health and skin care environment.
  • Apply Professional Ethics in client interventions.
  • Apply communication skills to provide effective health and skincare treatments.
  • Apply knowledge of microbiology, anatomy, physiology, physics, and chemistry during all client interventions.
  • Apply knowledge of nutrition, body alignment and movement in client care.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate health and skincare treatments relating to face and body based on a holistic assessment of the client.
  • Perform Holistic Massage
  • Management Skills
  • Provide health and skin care to the border community

MODE OF INSTRUCTION
Class contact sessions combined with work-integrated learning opportunities to combine theory and real-world practice.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

PURPOSE

This qualification will enable the qualifying student to function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team as a multi-skilled Health and Skincare Practitioner.

The student will be skilled in visual, tactile, verbal and assessment skills to ascertain the client’s body and integumentary needs, in order to analyse the client’s state of health and formulate a specific a specific or protocol for the treatment.

The main focus is to provide and promote effective skin and body care treatments.

SYLLABUS

YEAR 1

SUBJECTS

  • Health and Skincare Therapy, I
  • Science for Health and Skincare Therapy I
  • Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Art and Make-Up
  • Communication and Image Projection
  • Psychology for Health and Skincare
  • Body Alignment and Movement
  • Hygiene and Sterilisation
  • Nutrition
  • Business Practice
  • Dermatology
  • Physics

PRACTICAL MODULES

  • Manicure & Pedicure
  • Make-Up
  • Skincare
  • Body Therapy
  • Waxing
  • Swedish Massage

YEAR 2

SUBJECTS

  • Health and Skincare Therapy II
  • Cosmetic Chemistry and Applied Cosmetology
  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology
  • Body Alignment and Movement II
  • Sales and Marketing Techniques
  • Aromatherapy
  • Reflexology
  • First Aid
  • Electrical Epilation

PRACTICAL MODULES

  • Manicure & Pedicure
  • Make-Up
  • Skincare Advanced and Specialised
  • Body Therapy Advanced & Specialised
  • Facial Electrical
  • Body Electrical
  • Aromatherapy
  • Reflexology
  • First Aid

VALUE ADDED SUBJECTS

(NO ADDITIONAL COSTS) CERTIFIED INDIVIDUALLY

SUBJECTS

  • Advanced Make-Up Stage and Photographic
  • Shiatsu
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Permanent Make-Up
  • Introduction to Spa Therapy
  • Breast Therapy
  • Aesthetics
  • Spa Therapy
  • Salon and Spa Management

PRACTICAL MODULES

  • Advanced Make-Up
  • Shiatsu
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Permanent Make-Up
  • Breast Therapy
  • Thai Massage
  • Treading
  • Eyelash Extensions
  • Radio Frequency
  • VPL Laser
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Skin Needling
  • Spa Therapy

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