Potchefstroom Academy and SAAHST

The business divisions/group of companies (shown below) were created for students to hone their skills for public-oriented services thereby combining their theory learned in the classroom environment with very real practical experience. At the Academy we prepare our students for careers and provide them with the skills needed to succeed whether this be for a company or as future entrepreneurs.

Potch Academy is constantly seeking ways for students to gain the work experience they require in order to be successful.

Wellness Centre


The Wellness Centre ’s highly skilled therapists are proficient across a broad range of beauty and relaxation treatments including hair removal, body treatments, massaging, hand and foot treatments, skincare, and professional makeup. We offer affordable packages or services for all your beauty and wellness needs. The Wellness Centre also offers a wide spectrum of treatments performed by our students completing their work-integrated learning hours timeously. Quality control is performed by management to ensure that the public receives the best quality service.

Caring, professional staff members and students will leave you feeling radiant, relaxed, and exhilarated and will make sure that you leave the salon looking as good as you feel.



Hairtrends is an award-winning salon, established in 2002 and known for high-quality hair and make-up services. This out-of-the-ordinary salon provides the public with the latest trends and styles. The highly experienced and skilled hairstylists and apprentices at Hairtrends will help you to get the best haircut and hairstyle, personalized and suiting your required demands.

The salon is specialized in offering comprehensive hair care ranging from hair colour, haircut, bridal, makeup, up-dos, and foiling to name a few. We aim to offer these services and more using the best techniques and products making your hair look its best.



Welcome to the Photography Studio – a professional business specialising in all thing’s photography. This company brings a combination of years of experience and photographic education to the table.

The Photography Studio has two goals namely offering a service to the public as a professional studio, and to serve as Potchefstroom Academy’s training facility for the photography students.



CanTina is Potchefstroom Academy and SAAHST’s campus cafeteria. CanTina offers students, staff and the public refreshments and freshly prepared meals in a friendly, relaxed and homely atmosphere.