Course Objective

This is a specialized year. The learners have the opportunity to complete subjects on an advanced level that will be seen as individual qualifications and not integrated into the 1st or 2nd year qualifications. Staying on top of the current progression in the health and skincare industry we align the program to address this need.

It will prove to be of great value to learners wanting to enter specialized fields such as working at medical spas, hydros or assisting plastic surgeons (a growing trend). The 3rd year will also qualify the candidates to enter into the advance SIDESCO Diplomas (Aromatherapy, Reflexology).


Third year Syllabus includes:

African Massage using updated massage tools (Rungu, Calabash & Bamboo)

Hot Stone Massage Sports/Deep Tissue Massage

Pregnancy Massage Infant Massage

Lomi-Lomi Massage (Hawaiin) Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Nail Technology Permanent Make-up

Image Consultancy Hydro-Therapy (Derma Capsule)

Spa Therapy (masks, wraps and exfoliation)

The above constitute the major subjects covered within this academic year. A number of complimentary topics and current advancements are also encompassed in our unique syllabus.


The student is required to complete the following case studies

Advanced Massages (all massage units Spa Therapy, monitoring a spa area

Nail Technology Permanent Make-up

Theoretical / practical assignment for Image Consultancy

Spa-Therapy / 200 spa hours additionally done in a spa/salon, gym/physio therapist.

Compulsory supervised case studies are completed at the college during the afternoons.

On completing certain third year competencies, learners may apply for International recognition by completing the following:

ITEC Spa Therapy Diploma

Additional Info
Entry Requirements:: 2nd Year Body Therapy
Course Duration: 12 Months (Full Time)
Time: Monday-Friday 08h30 to 13h00