Further Education and Training Certificate: Cosmetology (NQF Level 4) – 1-year full time.


Do you have a keen interest in beauty treatments or are you looking to enter a new profession? If so, the SAAHST Cosmetology Certificate provides students with all the necessary practical and theoretical knowledge to enter the Beauty Therapy industry. It is also an extremely useful additive to other qualifications such as hairdressing, photography, advertising and media.

The qualification will also enable learners to continue with relevant learning at higher levels providing articulation possibilities.

Career Opportunities

Cosmetic consultant, assistant in beauty salons, cosmetic counter assistant, assistant in hair salons, chain stores, nail technician, provide services at airlines by pampering passengers, provide services at sports clubs or leisure centres, specialize in a particular field e.g. makeup or nail artistry, move into other related areas such as marketing, sales and retailing.


Facials, Makeup, Manicure and Pedicure, Professional Conduct and Business Awareness, Waxing, Massage, Anatomy and more.