Everything you need to know about studying a beauty course

Everything you need to know about studying a beauty course

Date Published: January 6, 2021

Do you have a passion for beauty and dream of becoming a beauty expert?

Here is all you need to know about studying a beauty course. 

Do I need to have matric to study a beauty course?

No, you do not need a matric certificate to study a course in the beauty industry. 

Entry requirements

Matric college in partnership with Skills Academy offers you some of the best beauty courses

To qualify for our beauty courses:

  • You must be 16 years or older
  • You must be able write and understand English
  • Must have completed grade 10

What do beauty professionals do?

Professionals in the beauty industry have the skills and knowledge on how to improve the appearance of their clients. 

The field of beauty is broad as there are different professions in this field. Even though careers in this industry may differ, there is one common goal across all fields in the beauty industry.

The common goal is to make the customer look and feel good.

Beauty courses

Beauty Therapy

Beauty Therapy deals with the treatment that aims to improve the appearance of a customer. This is done with facials, manicures and removing unwanted hair.

Facial Skincare

Facial skincare is a practice of treatments to the face area, either by applying cosmetic products or using massage methods. 

This is done to maintain or restore healthy skin. Facial treatments often include a face, neck and shoulder massage as well.

Salon Management

A Salon Manager is someone who runs or manages a beauty salon. As a Salon Manager you are responsible for the smooth running and development of a beauty Salon.


A Make-up Artist is responsible for improving the features of a client through the use of their knowledge, skills, make-up tools and techniques. 

Nail Care

Nail care refers to the maintenance and grooming of the nails on feet and hands. Nail care can be done for health reasons or just to make your nails look more beautiful. 

Nail Care plays an important role in maintaining hygiene and preventing health issues such as infections and ingrown nails.

Author: Omega Fumba 

Last Updated: January 6, 2021


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