COSMETOLOGY / BEAUTY TECHNOLOGY

The purpose of this qualification is to instill and maintain service excellence within the beauty industry. This qualification provides a framework for students to develop competencies that will enable them to become competent in the beauty and/or cosmetology field.

The qualification at NQF level 3 is the first building block and students can further their studies at NQF level 4 for a more defined beauty therapy learning path.

LEVELS
NQF Levels 3 & 4

WHERE TO STUDY THIS COURSE
Alexandra Campus

PERSONALITY TRAITS
• Creativity
• Diligence
• A love of people

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
• Make-up artist
• Cosmetology
• Any related field of work

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
For NQF Level 3: Grade 10 OR Recognition of Prior learning (PRL)
For NQF Level 4: Cosmetology / Beauty NQF Level 3 Technology

DURATION & REGISTRATION
The duration of study for each level is one year
Registration takes place once a year, in January

ASSESSMENT

  • Evaluations are cumulative, based on regular tests as well as practical evaluations on each unit standard
  • Students must complete all scheduled assessments (test, norm tests, projects and examinations) as per instructional offering requirements
  • Theory counts for 50% while practical counts for 70% of the final mark • Students will be internally assessed by registered assessors and externally moderated by a moderator registered by the relevant Quality Assurance body

CURRICULUM NQF LEVEL 3 (UNIT STANDARD IN BRIEF)

FUNDAMENTALS
• Oral Communication
• Analysis of Literacy
• Interpret and use information from texts
• Write for a wide range of contexts
• Measurement and mathematical calculations
• Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national importance
• Problem solving
• Understanding the implications of HIV/AIDS in the workplace
• Self management, self esteem and self resilience
• Provide First Aid

CORE & ELECTIVES
• Safety, security, sanitation and housekeeping
• Understanding the personal care sector and its role
• Describe layout, services and facilities
• Telephone skills
• Reception and administrative services
• Apply personal values and ethics
• Deportment and image in the workplace
• Display, promote and sell products
• Manicure and pedicure
• Eyebrow and eyelash tinting
• Day, evening, bridal and photographic make-up
• Eyebrow grooming
• Facial consultancy services
• Temporary hair removal by means of waxing
• Perform a paraffin foot and hand treatment
• Apply semi-permanent eyelashes
• Conduct eyelash permanent waxing
• Temporary hair removal by means of threading and sugaring

MAKE-UP (SKILLS PROGRAMME)

LEVEL
NQF Levels 3

WHERE TO STUDY THIS COURSE
Alexandra Campus

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
There is no prerequisite for admission into this course

DURATION & REGISTRATION
The duration of study is three months.
Registration takes place three times a year, in January, April and August.

WAXING

LEVELS
NQF Levels 3

WHERE TO STUDY THIS COURSE
Alexandra Campus

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
There is no prerequisite for admission into this course

DURATION & REGISTRATION
The duration of study is three months.
Registration takes place three times a year, in January, April and August

NAIL TECHNOLOGY

LEVELS
NQF Levels 4

WHERE TO STUDY THIS COURSE
Alexandra Campus

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
There is no prerequisite for admission into this course.

DURATION & REGISTRATION
The duration of study is three months.
Registration takes place three times a year, in January, April and August.