Soma Sense ACADEMY
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Full time and Part-time AMAZING courses: Soma Sense Offers the following Training Programmes:
Hairdressing Programmes:

Soma Sense Academy offers a high quality hairdressing training program.

Our mission is to improve and inspire the quality of the professional hairstylist through concepts, products and services that offer unique experiences to our clients consistently throughout South Africa.

 

Services SETA:
65750 - National Certificate in Hairdressing LP 72009, Level 2 65749 - National Certificate in Hairdressing LP 72010, Level 3 65729 – Further Education and Training Certificate in Hairdressing LP 72011, Level 4 ITEC: Diploma in Hairdressing, Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing, Level 3.
Soma Sense Academy is staying up to date with the latest development in the field of education and training. Soma Sense Academy offers training which focuses on all relevant aspects of the Hairdressing Industry. Our specialised individualised training classes assist our students to achieve the highest standards and professionalism in their chosen field. Our students learn the most up to date trends in the Hairdressing Industry by means of workshops, demonstrations and Hair Extravaganzas. To enhance our students’ skills we offer additional training modules related to Hair Extensions, Make-up, Indian Head Massage and Extensive product training. The National Certificate in Hairdressing is a Three year training programme (level 2,3&4). Our Full Time Hairdressing Course (Level 2, 3 &4) is offered over a period of two years’ full time study and the practical component of the qualification is completed in a salon in the third year. This practical training is completed under the supervision of a Qualified Hairdresser, who has completed their Trade Test. Entry requirements for the Hairdressing Full time course: NQF Levels 2 – 4. National Learning Programmes/International Awards. Grade 10 Certificate, 16 years of age, copy of ID, Copy of ID of the person responsible for the account, Certified copy of Grade 10 certificate or equivalent, Proof of Residence.
HAIR DRESSING PART-TIME COURSES
Students opting for a Part-time course will be completing National and International Qualifications simultaneously over a three year period at Soma Sense Academy. The following conditions apply: Students are required to work full time in an accredited salon. · Working with a Hairdresser that has completed her Trade test (Red Seal Diploma). · Students must attend Soma Sense Academy Hairdressing class once a week. This allows the student to complete the hours required. · Should a student not have a salon before they start with the course, they will have a limited period to secure one. · It is the student’s responsibility to provide their own models for all practical training and assessments.
At the end of your three years, you may do your trade test for your Services SETA & International Diplomas. You will be accredited to work in any salon, start your own salon/spa or even work on-board a luxury cruise liner. The opportunities are immeasurable.
FIRST YEAR NQF LEVEL 02 • Administration: Reception and admin of Salon Services SECOND YEAR NQF LEVEL 03 • Preparation and finishing of salon services. • Prioritising time and work THIRD YEAR NQF LEVEL 04 • Preparation and finishing of salon services. • Care for customers
Specific Occupation: • Employment of specific Occupation • Business Management Elementary Hairdressing Services: • Cutting and shaping of gents hair • Cutting and shaping of ladies hair • Perform hair colouring service • Perform a relaxing service Style long hair • Neutralising perms and after care Hairdressing services: • Perform hair braiding techniques • Perform Hair perming service • Perform an advanced hair colouring service • Perform a make-up service • Perform a hair extension service • Advance cutting techniques
Elementary Hairdressing: • Identifying skin disorders • Shampoo, Conditioner and treatment • Hair styling Techniques • Pin curls and Finger waves • Elementary Cutting Service • After care of coloured hair Relaxing service Communication/Language/Literacy: • Cutting and shaping of gents hair • Cutting and shaping of ladies hair • Perform hair colouring service • Perform a relaxing service Style long hair • Neutralising perms and after care Communication/Language/Literacy: • Perform hair braiding techniques • Perform Hair perming service • Perform an advanced hair colouring service • Perform a make-up service • Perform a hair extension service • Advance cutting techniques
Retailing: • Market retailing products • Services in the salon Communication/Mathematical/Numeracy: • Understanding use of number bases • Describing/applying and analysing • Investigating work problems • Use mathematics to investigate business and national issues Communication/Mathematical/Numeracy: • Apply knowledge of statistics • Represent/analyze/calculate motions • Using mathematics to monitor financial aspects of personal and business issues
Communication/Language/Literacy: • Access and use of information • Maintaining of communication Present defined context • Language and communication use Communication/Mathematical/Numeracy: • Problem solving • Identifying, describing and classifying • Basic knowledge of statistics • Applying Mathematics in financial procedures and aspects of community • Understanding number systems Part-Time: Students opting for a Part-time course will be completing National and International Qualifications simultaneously over a three year period at Soma Sense Academy. Students are required to work full time in an accredited salon and attend Soma Sense Academy Hairdressing class once a week. This allows the student to complete the hours required. Should a student not have a salon before they start with the course, they will have a limited period to secure one. It is the student’s responsibility to provide their own models for all practical training and assessments. At the end of your three years, you may do your trade test for your International Diploma. You will be accredited to work in any salon, start your own salon/spa or even work on-board a luxury cruise liner. The opportunities are immeasurable.
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 Beauty Health and Skincare Programmes
Services SETA : Accreditation : 3808
80646 – Beauty and Nail Technology, Level 4 58310 - Diploma in Health & Skincare LP 65112, Level 5 International Therapy Council ( ITEC) ITEC: Accreditation: 42369
58310 - Diploma in Health & Skincare LP 21513, Level 6
Additional International Diplomas: Diploma in Spa Treatments Diploma in Stone Therapy Massage Diploma in Indian Head Massage Diploma in Reflexology Diploma in Aromatherapy. Diploma for Beauty Specialist Certificate in Waxing Certificate in Nail Technology Certificate in Manicure & Pedicure Certificate in Make-up Diploma in Body Treatments FURTHER EDUCATION Beauty Therapy Short Courses are available for those who are unable to study full-time.
PART TIME - SHORT COURSES SKIN CARE THERAPY 1 : The completion of this course enables the student to provide treatments for the purpose of improving and enhancing the natural condition of the skin. This includes skin analysis, cleansing, exfoliation, massage and the application of specialized products to suit the needs of the client’s skin type. The student will have a full understanding of how the skin works and would be able to recommend home care advice to the client. NAIL TECHNOLOGY: This course will provide opportunities for the learner to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a Nail Technician. Acrylic nails Acrylics can be whole or partial, used over the entire nail or simply as tips. A mixture of liquid acrylic (monomer) and acrylic powder (polymer) , is applied to the nail. The artificial nail is built and then buffed to a shiny, natural looking nail. Gel nails Gel overlays, tip application, gel sculptures, maintenance of gel nails every two weeks, nail repairs and home care treatments are included in the training. It is an easy-to-apply gel that is cured for two minutes. Silk nails Also known as the “most beautiful” nail system because it gives the nails a very shiny and glossy appearance. It is easy to care for and has a very thin and natural look. Silk nails can be applied on natural nails or on tips. MANICURE AND PEDICURE: This course consists of necessary skills required for perfect grooming of the hands and feet. These include aspects of filing, buffing, callus treatments, application of nail varnish and a massage to ensure that the client is fully relaxed. The student will also carry knowledge of basic foot hygiene and disorders. MAKE-UP TECHNIQUES: The special occasion make-up course is suitable for those who want to improve their make-up skills. The course teaches the basic application of make-up including day, evening and bridal. The make-up course will improve the student’s creativity and allow them to try different techniques, styles and colours. BASIC SWEDISH MASSAGE: This course teaches the history of massage and the five classical massage movements. It enables the student to perform a full body massage if successfully completed. The student will be able to carry out the procedure and ensure that the client if fully satisfied. The outcome of the treatment will ensure a holistic feeling and the client would be completely relax and revitalized after. The student will carry knowledge of the anatomy of the bones and muscles. WAXING: This course describes how to remove facial and body hair using temporary methods of hair removal. This includes the two methods of waxing: Hot wax and cold wax. The student will be able to consult with clients, prepare for treatment, plan the treatment, remove unwanted hair and complete the treatment. Student will be thought the most appropriate method of application and removal to avoid skin sensitivity and to protect the skin from any damage. LASH & BROW TINTING: The student will be able to use lash and brow tinting techniques to create a frame for the face and help the client with hair maintenance on the brows. Eyelash and eyebrow tinting enhances the look of the natural lashes. Tinting the length of the lash or brow hairs makes it appear longer and bolder, yet the effect created looks natural.