BEAUTY THERAPY

Beauty Therapy ITEC Diploma LEVEL 4 & 5

BEAUTY THERAPY ITEC DIPLOMA LEVEL 4 & 5

The College of Cape Town’s Beauty Therapy Department is fully accredited to offer the International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC) qualifications. ITEC has been awarding high quality and respected industry qualifications since 1947. It is now one of the world’s leading and most successful awarding bodies specialising in the Beauty and Complementary Therapies. ITEC offers Colleges and students one of the largest beauty qualification portfolio including qualifications for employability, specialist subjects and skills enhancement leading to Continuous Professional Development (CPD). The College of Cape Town together with ITEC ensures that the qualifications obtained from the institution have global recognition and that they meet the quality standards as required, both nationally and internationally.

The Beauty Therapy ITEC qualification commences at Level 4 to allow access to those that have successfully completed Grade 12. This two-year qualification offers the prospective student an opportunity to gain theoretical, practical and integrated college and industry work experience thereby ensuring readiness for employment. The qualification offers a structured work placement component. After each level the student will acquire various new skills sets and competencies whilst building on previously acquired knowledge and experience.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Mature student exemption: 23 years or older for entry into Level 4
  • Students must meet the personality profile of a prospective Beauty Therapy Candidate.
  • Students must be physically fit.
Students will be required to complete a competency test for literacy and numeracy, a placement test and undergo an individual interview process to assess suitability prior to acceptance.

YOU MUST HAVE PASSED THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS AT SCHOOL:
  • Life Science (Biology knowledge and background at Grade 12 level)

COURSE DURATION

How long will it take to complete the qualification?

  • 2 Years Full-time
  • Enrolment in January (Part-time - Available)

COURSE LOCATION

Where can I study this course?

BEAUTY THERAPY ITEC DIPLOMA LEVEL 4 & 5 is only available at:

WYNBERG CAMPUS
Enquiries:
Ms Surita Blaauw (Education Specialist)
(T) : (021) 797 5504
(E) : sblaauw@cct.edu.za

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

What will I be studying during this course?

LEVEL 4 (Year 1)
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Waxing
  • Manicure & Pedicure
  • Make-up
  • Body Treatments I
  • Nail Technology
  • Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Business Awareness and Professional Conduct
  • Case studies in all practical subjects
  • First Aid
  • Product training courses for various cosmetic houses
  • Eyelash Extensions (Short course)
  • Threading (Short course)
  • Participate in Community/Corporate work/events
LEVEL 5 (Year 2)
  • Facial Electrical Treatments
  • Case studies in all practical subjects
  • Swedish Massage
  • Salon Practice
  • Electrical Body Treatments I+II
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Nail Art (Basic and Advanced)
  • Anatomy & Physiology II
  • Hot Stone Therapy
  • Participate and/or manage community/corporate work/events
  • Product training for various new and advanced work/events cosmetic house

CAREER OPTIONS & GENERAL FAQ's

What will I be able to do after I've obtained this qualification?
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to do the following:
  • Electrical Body Treatments
  • Facial Electrical Treatments and Skin Care
  • Holistic, Seated, Hot Stone and Indian Head Massage
  • Make-up Services
  • Manage a Beauty Therapy Business
  • Manicure & Pedicure Services
  • Nail Art (Basic and Advanced)
  • Nail Technology Services
  • Waxing Services
  • First Aid
  • Eyelash Extensions
  • Threading
  • Use cosmetic house products effectively
  • Participate /manage Community / Corporate events

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