Facial Skincare Certificate Course

Matric College, in partnership with Skills Academy offers you the Certificate Course: Facial Skincare. This is the second level in the facial skincare programme, teaching you the skills needed to have a successful profession in this field. Study with us today and kick-start your career in the beauty industry. 


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Facial Skincare Proficiency Certificate

Programme Type

Provider Programme

Award Type

Skills Academy Facial Skincare Proficiency Certificate

Award Issued By

Skills Academy

Accredited By

Not Applicable

Course Duration

15 Months

Entrance Criteria

  • Learners must be able to read and write in English

1. Introduction to Business English

2. Anatomy and Physiology

3. Professional Salon Skills

4. Facial Skincare Theory

5. Facial Skincare Technique


1. Introduction to Business English

  • Introduction to communication
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Business writing
  • Speaking, listening and reading skills
  • Meetings
  • Presentations
  • Work readiness

2. Anatomy and Physiology

  • About Anatomy and Physiology
  • Cells and tissues
  • Skin, hair and nails
  • The skeletal system
  • Muscles and the muscular system
  • The lymphatic system
  • The nervous system


3. Professional Salon Skills

  • Personal presentation
  • Effective communication
  • Verbal communication
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Observation skills
  • Communicating and working together
  • Written communication
  • Salon services
  • Dealing with customer complaints
  • The Receptionist – communicating telephonically
  • Assessment techniques and questioning the client
  • Questioning techniques
  • Face mapping
  • Contra-indications
  • Contra-actions
  • Hygiene and avoiding cross-contamination
  • Personal hygiene
  • Salon hygiene
  • Client hygiene


4. Facial Skincare Theory

  • Anatomy of the skin
  • Skin types
  • Skin tones
  • Skin disorders


5. Facial Skincare Technique

  • Hygiene and preparation of the treatment area
  • Face mapping and client consultation
  • Basic / normal facial theory
  • Collagen / anti-aging facial theory
  • Acne / Deep cleansing facial theory
  • Light fruit and acid peel facial theory
  • Galvanic facial theory
  • Oxygen facial theory
  • Facials for men – theory
  • Aftercare Advice

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Last Updated: January 20, 2020