Diploma in Somatology (NQF level 6) – 3 years full time.


Somatology is a multi-purpose career that involves treating a variety of skin and body conditions in a holistic and health-related approach. The qualification encompasses training in basic and advanced skin and body care including anti-ageing and slimming, various spa and massage techniques, as well as the aesthetic aspects of the skin and body such as make-up, temporary and permanent hair removal, hand and foot treatments.

The synergy of beauty, health and science is focused on improving people’s quality of life, enhancing their well-being and appearance by incorporating the latest industry trends and techniques.

A Diploma in Somatology will offer you the scientific basis and expertise to go further into the art of personal care, changing lives and creating ultimate wellness.

Career Opportunities

Beauty clinics, slimming clinics, electrolysis clinics, gymnasiums, pharmacies, hotels and lodges, cosmetic sales, product house marketing and product development, magazines and newspapers, spa therapy and management, wellness centres, luxury passenger cruise liners.


Facial Therapy, Body Therapy, Somatology Science, Aesthetics, Anatomy and Physiology, Wellness, Business Practice, Spa Management and more.