This course covers the theory and practical elements of how to perform a Bamboo Massage, incorporating and learning different massage techniques. You will also learn about the products and tools required, the relevant anatomy and physiology and recognizing the contraindications to the treatment.
This course is for those wanting to advance their massage skills using Calabash tools. These African-inspired massage tools are used in conjunction with manual massage techniques. You will learn the theory and practical elements of how to perform a Calabash Massage, incorporating and learning different massage techniques. You will also learn about the products and equipment required, the relevant anatomy and physiology and recognizing the contraindications to the treatment.
Cold Glass Therapy focuses on chromatherapy and cryotherapy rejuvenation. Learn the indications, contraindications as well as massage sequences. This modular course is suitable for beauty, skincare and massage therapists.
Learn this ancient massage, which uses flowing massage techniques with the forearms; elbows and thumbs to soothe and relax the body. A course for massage therapists looking to offer something different and to benefit from the decreased likelihood of injury, as the extensive use of the forearm allows for greater pressure to be applied without strain.
This unique re-energizing stone therapy massage technique creates a cleansing, harmonizing and soothing effect on the body. The course focuses on the training of utilizing hot and cold stone massage techniques as well as the knowledge on how to heat, cool and store them. Hot Stone Massage techniques can be used in conjunction with many other therapies.
This course provides an excellent introduction to the Indian Head Massage techniques. Course content includes the theoretical and practical massage aspects of Indian Head Massage and will provide students with the knowledge and techniques needed to give a professional Indian Head Massage treatment.
The Infant massage workshop focuses on techniques for therapists, mothers and caregivers to perform baby massage. It will include infant handling, effects and benefits of Infant massage, indications and contra-indications.
The pregnancy massage workshop focuses on special massage techniques for pregnant mothers. It will include the comfort of client, effects and benefits of pregnancy massage, indications and contra-indications. This positive touch massage allows pregnant mothers to relax and is beneficial to the unborn baby.
Register for the Pregnancy Massage and Infant Massage combo course and SAVE R400.
Carved out of Eucalyptus wood, the African Rungu club is used as a massage tool in the Rungu massage. You will learn the theory and practical elements of how to perform a Rungu Massage, incorporating the Rungu tool which will allow you to offer clients a massage deeply relaxing and stimulating full body massage.
This intense introduction to Sports Massage is suitable for the student who wishes to pursue a career in the field of specialized sports and remedial massage therapy. You will learn the skills necessary to assist athletes in preparation for competition and recovery from competition. Sports Massage techniques are taught through a combination of theoretical and practical instruction.
Swedish Massage is the foundation of any massage and is required for all advanced massage therapy courses. The course covers the theoretical and practical aspects of Swedish Massage, including the basic anatomy and physiology knowledge that you require in order to understand how the body works and to professionally perform a full body massage to suit your client’s needs. Includes Applied Anatomy.
The Balinese massage is the perfect treatment to regain harmony between body and mind. Balinese massage was developed in the Indonesian province of Bali, with influence from the traditional medicine systems of India, China, and Southeast Asia. The course content covers the theory and practical elements of how to perform a Bali Massage, incorporating and learning different massage techniques. You will also learn about the products and equipment required, the relevant anatomy and physiology and recognising the contraindications to the treatment.
The course is suitable for beginners as well as for therapists interested in integrating new techniques with their massage skills. You will become familiarised with the core principles and essential techniques of Thai Massage which consists primarily of acupressure exerted on energy lines and points as well as a large variety of exquisite yogic stretches.
This course provides training in the theory and practice of this highly effective form of massage. Manual Lymph Drainage, which is a slow and gentle drainage massage technique, aids in relieving conditions relative to oedema, stress and congestion. This modular course is suitable for Massage Therapists, Chiropractors and Homeopaths.
Theory and Generic Subjects
Anatomy & Physiology is the study of the structure and function of the human body. Aspects covered in the course include cytology, histology and all the body systems. Pathology refers to the study of disease-causing organisms and basic knowledge of how these manifest in the various body systems. This course is a pre-requisite to courses such as Swedish Massage, it will give the student a sound knowledge of the body systems and how treatments may affect them.
This course covers the basic elements of nutrition such as the study of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, as well as the nutritional requirements for the various stages of the life cycle such as pregnancy, lactation and old age. This will also encompass topics such as food allergies, food intolerances and detoxification programmes . The course covers eating disorders, cholesterol, menopause, irritable bowel syndrome, stress and fatigue, osteoporosis, insomnia and various other modules.
Theory and Generic Subjects
This course equips students with the skills to apply and perform basic first aid in emergencies. You will be trained by an independent company, which is accredited to certify individuals in First Aid Level I which is a pre-requisite for most courses.
This course covers the essentials of First Aid in more detail and is useful for individuals to be able to provide primary emergency care (First Aid) in response to an occupational risk induced or any health emergency in their specific workplaces. You will be trained by an independent company, which is accredited to certify individuals in First Aid Level II which is a pre-requisite for many advanced courses.
This online generic course focuses on basic business methods that are specific to the spa and wellness industry. You will learn about HR, mentoring staff, promotional activities and more. This course is a pre-requisite for most short courses.
This generic subject is a general introduction to the principles of sterilization and covers the study of bacteria while providing one with the practical skills and knowledge of sterilization techniques. It is an online course which is a pre-requisite for most courses.
Brows, Lashes, Makeup and Waxing
Build your client base! In this lash extension course, you will learn the application and removal process of individual lashes. This popular technique enhances the eyes with synthetic extensions to give the appearance of longer, thicker lashes.
This course teaches you how to safely carry out a variety of waxing treatments. You will learn the theoretical knowledge and safety procedures involved in practicing these treatments to an industry-standard.
Brows, Lashes, Makeup and Waxing
This course is ideal for those who are looking for an introduction to makeup in order to take the first step towards a career in makeup artistry, existing therapists looking to upskill or for individuals with a personal interest in makeup. Essentials covered include corrective, contouring, day, evening and bridal makeup.
Brows, Lashes, Makeup and Waxing
A foundation course which will develop your practical skills to a high level of ability to enable you to provide shaping and tinting treatments for the eyelashes and eyebrows.
Brow Lamination is a great addition to your salon menu! Learn how to use the on-trend technique of brow lamination technology to correct your client’s brows. Give them a fuller, more uniformed and defined shape for an extended period of time. This course will also teach you to perform a lash lift, a low-maintenance lash perm that lifts and enhances your client’s natural lashes.
Learn this traditional method of hair removal which is an art form that requires continued practice. You will learn about the history and origin of threading as well as the practical techniques of brow shaping, threading, hygiene indications and contraindications.
Nail Courses and Techniques
Polish and Gel Polish application included
This essential course covers the art of performing safe and effective treatments on the hands and feet. Including specialized manicure and pedicure treatments using nail polish and gel applications. Hand and Footcare includes the study of anatomy, nail disorders and diseases. Course content includes the use of paraffin wax, warm oil manicures, buffing and French manicures.
This course is designed for those embarking on a career as a Nail Technician. You will be taught to competently perform all five systems; namely Gel, Acrylic, Sculpture, Silk and Fibre.
Increase your income as a Nail Technician by learning how to create simple yet stunning nail designs through our basic nail art course. This course will equip you with the starting techniques for application of nail gems, use of transfers and ideas to get creative using techniques such as Dotting and Freehand designs.
Nail Courses and Techniques
Take your skills as an experienced Nail Technician to a new level by learning advanced nail art techniques. You will cover more advanced techniques to get creative and impress your clients.
This course will equip you with the knowledge to create the perfect sculpted nail. Learn Advanced Acrylic nail skills to enhance and lengthen your client’s nails.
Whether you aspire to own or manage a spa or you’re already an experienced professional, improve your knowledge and career opportunities with this Spa Management course. You’ll learn aspects of the successful day-to-day operation of a spa as well as business strategies you can use for sustained growth and profitability in this ever-evolving industry.
Optional: ITEC Certificate is available at an additional cost
This course includes the theoretical and practical study of Thalassotherapy; the therapeutic use of seawater, algae and marine mud. Phytotherapy; the use of natural herbs, plants, mineral products and essential oils as well as Hydrotherapy equipment and treatment techniques.
This course encompasses theoretical and practical training in certain aspects of body treatments and therapy including body measurements, body alignment and movement, active and passive muscle testing, exercise, Body Electricals, figure diagnosis, and Body Electrotherapy.
This comprehensive skincare course encompasses all theoretical and practical aspects of facial treatments; cleansing, toning, exfoliation, skin analysis, eyelash and brow tinting, facial electrotherapy, facial massage, mask application, product knowledge, day makeup application.
Includes Business Studies, Hygiene & Sterilization, Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin
This course teaches the theoretical and practical study of Electrotherapy including microcurrent, galvanic Iontophoresis, desincrustation, faradic, vacuum suction, and facial interferential.
This is a cosmetic tattooing technique that uses semi-permanent pigment to enhance and define brows. Create natural-looking eyebrows using microblade tools and techniques. Learn how to create super-fine hair strokes by hand, following the natural length and direction of the eyebrows. (This course is available at selected branches only)
This facial procedure uses a non-invasive technique to deep cleanse, hydrate and rejuvenate the skin for a radiant effect. This course will allow you to offer this service to your clients to help them achieve resurfaced, rejuvenated skin. (This course is available at selected branches only)
Also known as collagen induction therapy which is used to rejuvenate the skin and treat damaged and scarred skin. This course covers both theory and practical application of skin Microneedling and is designed for experienced therapists who want to offer a high-end, non-surgical treatment to clients with the opportunity to increase their earnings. (This course is available at selected branches only)
A cosmetic procedure to remove the top layer of skin with a Scalpel in order to resurface the skin allowing for rejuvenation. Designed for experienced therapists who want to offer a high-end, non-surgical treatment to increase earnings. (This course is available at selected branches only)
Pre-Requisite: Post Graduate (Min 2-year Diploma) or Cidesco Skin Diploma