Beauty Specialist Certificate Programme

These specially designed short courses span between 2-6 weeks per unit area of study. The short courses are very suitable for would be learners who have very little time on their hand for studies, workers who are on their annual leave or run shift systems, Practicing Beauty Therapists and Hair stylists who want to upgrade their skills, workers who want additional income from the beauty industry, students on vacation etc.

It is a great opportunity to enroll into one of the numerous short course programmes if you are unable to pursue the full time courses. These short courses are also available outside the normal working hours and at the weekends. Admissions into the short courses are monthly.


British Manicure & Pedicure
Duration: 4 Weeks

Every Nail Technician should be able to provide a basic Manicure service for their clients. Good Nail Technicians will be skilled in both Manicure and Pedicure.

The best Nail Technician will mould these basic services into the ultimate in luxury nail services by adding those special touches that bring their clients back for more, time after time. This is what we teach you in the Manicure and Pedicure course;

  • Contra Indications
  • Contra Actions
  • Aftercare
  • Consultation
  • Hygiene
  • Manicure and Pedicure procedures
  • Massage
  • Enameling
  • Nail Disorders
  • Adverse treatable nail conditions
  • Client Positioning
  • Hand & Lower arm, Foot & Lower leg massage sequence

Nail Technology

  • Follow Health and Safety Practice in the Salon
  • Carry out a nail and skin analysis
  • Select products, tools and equipment to suit client treatment needs, skin types and nail conditions
  • Client Care and communication In Beauty Related Industries
  • Provide and Maintain Nail Enhancements - Gel System
  • Provide and Maintain Nail Enhancements – Fibre Glass System
  • Provide and Maintain Nail Enhancements - Sculpture
  • Provide and Maintain Nail Enhancements - Acrylic
  • Provide Nail Art services

Eye Technology
DURATION : 3 Weeks
You will study all aspects of fashionable eye treatments and techniques used in Beauty Salons.

  • Basic health and safety
  • Contra - indications, Contra - actions and Home care advice
  • Eye-brow shaping using the tweezing or waxing method
  • Application of individual & strip lashes
  • How to Tint Your Eyebrows and Eyelashes

Make up Artistry
Duration: 4 Weeks

This course will help you become an accomplished make-up artist or add to your existing beauty therapy, hairdressing or fashion skills.

  • Basic Skincare You Should Know
  • Consultation
  • How to Remove Your Makeup
  • Makeup Brushes That You Need
  • Health and safety
  • How to Choose and apply the appropriate make products
  • Day & Night make-up
  • Bridal make-up

Facial Therapy
Duration: 4 Weeks

This course will help you become an accomplished skincare therapist.

  • Basic health and safety
  • Basic skin analysis
  • Skin types
  • Aftercare/ Homecare and Skincare/analysis
  • Basic skincare routine to include cleansing, toning, exfoliation, mask and moisturizing
  • Clay Masks
  • Natural Masks
  • Commercial Masks
  • Specialized Masks
  • Superficial Cleanse
  • Deep Cleansing
  • Toning
  • Pre-Heat Treatments
  • Basic Skincare You Should Know
  • Consultation
  • Health and safety

Body Waxing
Duration: 1 Weeks

This covers all areas of face and body waxing (including leg waxing, bikini waxing, underarms, facial hair, and eyebrow wax).

  • Contra-indications
  • Warm wax
  • Methods of hair removal
  • After care and advice

Massage Therapy
a. Swedish Massage
Duration: 4 Weeks

This section will teach you how to be a professional in your line of work and be able to safely give a full body massage. It includes;

  • History of this classical massage
  • Client care
  • Consultation procedures
  • The classical massage movements and how and when to apply them
  • Contra indications

b. Indian Head Massage
Duration: 1 Week

It is an extremely effective therapy that has evolved from traditional techniques practiced in India as part of family rituals for over a thousand years.

The Indian head massage treatment involves massage to the upper back, shoulders, upper arms, neck, scalp and finishing with the face whilst the client remains seated in an upright position.

  • Relieves tension, headaches, neck and back pain, alleviates stress and promotes relaxation
  • Assists lymphatic drainage, removing toxins and boosting the immune system
  • Improves joint mobility, circulation and concentration
  • Political and Sociological Aspects of Economics
  • Indian Head Massage reaches all energy centres where tension accumulates

c. Stone Therapy Massage
Duration: 1 Week

This technique uses warmed flat stones and sometimes also cool stones; these are placed on the body to improve circulation, reduce inflammation, and relax the muscles, which helps make the massage more effective.

  • Back pain and aches
  • Poor circulation
  • Osteoarthritis and arthritis pain
  • Stress, anxiety and tension
  • Insomnia
  • Depression

d. Eskay and Shiatsu Massage
Duration: 2 Weeks