Beauty Therapy Expert Course

Matric College, in partnership with Skills Academy offers you the Comprehensive Expert Certificate Beauty Therapy course. This course will teach you a wide range of knowledge on all things beauty related. Enrol today and kick-start your career in this exciting field.

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Course

Beauty Therapy Comprehensive Expert Certificate

Programme Type

Provider Programme

Award Type

Skills Academy Beauty Therapy Comprehensive Expert Certificate

Award Issued By

Skills Academy

Accredited By

Not Applicable

Course Duration

24 Months

Entrance Criteria

  • Learners must be able to read and write in English

This course has 9 subjects, and could take up to 23 months to complete.

  1. Introduction to business English
  2. Professional salon skills
  3. Introduction to make up application 1 the anatomy of the face
  4. Introduction to make up application 2 the elements of the face
  5. Facial skin care theory
  6. Facial skin care techniques
  7. Lash and brow
  8. Nail technician: manicure and pedicure
  9. UV Gel nails, acrylic nails, fiberglass nails and decoration

 

1.Introduction to business English

This module will teach students how to correctly use the English language for business it covers everything from email to presentations to listening skills

Introduction to communication

Non-verbal communication

Business writing

Speaking, listening and reading skills

Meetings

Presentations

Work readiness

 

  1. Professional Salon Skills

This chapter gives you a good introduction into the beauty industry and how to conduct yourself professionally in the salon environment. It will also talk about how to prepare for your consultation with a client, which is one of the most important elements you need to master as a beauty therapist. 

The subject contains the following chapters:

  1. You the therapist
  2. You and your client

 

  1. Introduction to make up application 1

Before you start to apply make-up to the face there is a lot you need to know. We start with a module with a look at the anatomy of the face; the facial bones, shapes and muscles. You will then learn what tools you need to apply make-up, and how to care for those tools.  It then discusses the use of colour, foundation, concealer and how to contour a face with make-up. The subject contains the following chapters:

  1. The anatomy of the face
  2. Tools and requirements before applying make up
  3. Vigorous colours
  4. Using foundation and concealers
  5. The wonders of contouring

 

  1. Introduction to make up application 2

You will now learn how to apply make-up to the eyes and lips, as well as what make-up is appropriate for clients of different ages. You will then look at make-up for special occasions such as weddings and black tie events and then look at different styles of make-up that you can start to experiment with, as you get confident in this subject. 

This subject contains the following chapters:

  1. Spectacular eyes
  2. Lovely lips
  3. Perfection at every age
  4. Special occasions
  5. Favourite classics

 

  1. Facial Skin Care Theory

This subject will give you a better understanding of skin before you move on to discussing facials in the following subject. 

The subject contains the following chapters:

  1. Anatomy of the skin
  2. Skin types
  3. Skin tones
  4. Skin disorders

 

  1. Facial skin care techniques

In this subject we discuss preparing the treatment area, consulting with the client and then how to do various facials. After care advice is also important in any treatment! 

The subject contains the following chapters:

  1. Hygiene and preparation of the treatment are
  2. Face mapping and client consultations
  3. Basic/normal facial components
  4. Collagen/ anti-aging facial
  5. Acne/ deep cleansing facial
  6. Light fruit acid peel facial
  7. Galvanic facial
  8. Oxygen facial
  9. Facials for men
  10. Aftercare advice

 

  1. Lash and brow

The client consultation is the most important element to get right for any beautician, so we once again discuss the lash and brow consultation. We also discuss brow services, lash services and lash and brow tinting.  This subject contains the following chapters:

  1. Client consultation
  2. Brow services
  3. Lash services
  4. Lash and brow tinting

 

  1. Nail technician: manicure and pedicure

We start with the history of nail care and more detailed anatomy of the hand and foot. Then we outline what tools and equipment we need before learning how to conduct both a manicure and a pedicure.  Remember that the preparation and massage is as important as the application of the nail varnish, so study these parts very closely. 

This subject contains the following chapters:

  1. History of nail care
  2. The anatomy of the hand and foot
  3. The skin
  4. The structure of the nail
  5. Tools, equipment, materials and products
  6. Manicures
  7. Pedicures

 

  1. UV Gel nails and decoration

This unit teaches you how to apply UV gel nails, and how to decorate nails. There are three assessment tasks so that you can practice what you have learnt. 

This subject contains the following chapters:

  1. UV gel nails
  2. Nail decoration
  3. Acrylic nails
  4. Acrylic nails – reversed method
  5. Fibreglass

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Last Updated: January 20, 2020