Best Distance Learning Beauty Courses

Take the beauty industry by storm and pamper clients with your excellent services. Here are some of the best distance learning beauty courses to enrol for.

Let’s face it, beauty courses are not cheap. And often when you choose the more affordable ones, you have to compromise on quality. If you’re planning on self-financing your studies, then distance learning is the solution for you. But depending on the learning institution, even they can be flawed. Here are some of the best distance learning beauty courses that are worth your time. 

What Are The Requirements to Become a Beauty Therapist?

Unlike other professions, there is no specific national requirement you need to get a job as a beauty therapist in South Africa. This will vary depending on the job and the company you wish to work for. 

Of course, the qualification requirements will be different as soon as you leave South African borders. Which is why you need to consider this, your long-term plans, and whether you meet the course requirements before you enrol.

Girl getting facial skin treatment Best Distance Learning Beauty Courses

Best Beauty Distance Learning Courses You Should Enrol For

The best courses are the ones that are accessible to all. And with distance learning and open access entry, we are able to give beauty hopefuls a chance to chase after their dreams. You should never give up on your dreams to become a beauty therapist just because you never finished school. Here are some of the best beauty courses you can enrol for:

Beauty Therapy 

Consider yourself an all-rounder and don’t want to box yourself off to one niche? Then studying Beauty Therapy is your calling. You will learn everything from service and professionalism, to beauty theory and more. 

  • Duration: 24 months
  • Entry Requirements: Open Access
  • Levels to Complete: 1

Salon Management

Perfect for aspiring beauty moguls, the Salon Management course will teach you all you need to know about running your own business. This course covers a range of subjects including Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Facial Skin Care Theory and more. 

  • Duration: 27 months
  • Entry Requirements: Open Access
  • Levels to Complete: 1 

Nail Care 

Don’t know your gels from acrylics? That’s fine. You will learn all that and more with the Nail Care programme. This course is designed to take you from beginner to advanced in no time. The more advanced level will equip you with knowledge to become your own boss. 

  • Duration: 4 – 12 months
  • Entry Requirements: Open Access 
  • Levels to Complete: 3 

Facial Skincare

Become a skincare expert and the person clients turn to when they want to transform their skin. Facial Skincare courses cover all the theoretical work for popular skincare treatments. The more advanced level course covers financial management. 

  • Duration: 4 – 12 months 
  • Entry Requirements: Open Access 
  • Levels to Complete: 3 

Make-Up Application 

Every special occasion calls for the work of a make-up artist. Be the one your clients can rely on and enrol for a course that teaches you the basics. The Make-up Application course covers subjects such as Introduction to Make-Up Application, Entrepreneurship and more. 

  • Duration: 4 – 12 months
  • Entry Requirements: Open Access 
  • Levels to Complete: 3 

How Long are Beauty Therapy Courses?

This will usually depend on the type of course that you enrol for and the qualification you get at the end. Beauty short courses take anything from up to a few weeks to months to complete. While certificate courses could take little over a year or two to complete. There are courses that only take a few days to complete, BUT they are catered towards industry professionals who already have their qualifications. 

Can I Study Beauty Courses Part-Time?

A lot of institutions offer beauty courses part-time. That means classes are usually scheduled at night or offered on weekends. This schedule works for many, but not for people with personal responsibilities. If you can’t attend class every day, then distance learning is the solution for you. 

Why You Should Study Courses via Distance Learning 

More and more people are choosing distance learning, and so should you. Why? Because it has amazing benefits that could fit your lifestyle needs. 

  • There’s no travelling involved – No scheduled classes means no rushing to get to class on time. That also means that you save on travelling fare. 
  • Enjoy a flexible schedule – You are in charge. That means you can choose your own hours and decide which time of the day you want to sit with your books.  
  • Get Student Support – Support staff at campuses are never around when you need them. Our support team are among the best in the distance learning industry and are always eager to help. 
  • Payment solutions that fit your pocket – with distance learning you can self-fund your studies. You can choose from the different fee structures that won’t hurt your wallet.

Our Courses Are The Perfect Foundation

Choose any one of our courses to kick start your career. Speak to one of our experts to help you get started today. 

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Last Updated: November 16, 2020

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Cherri-Lee Rhode
Cherri-Lee Rhode
Cherri-Lee is the Head Writer and Content Team Leader at Skills Academy. She enjoys writing but loves the mentoring and training aspects of her job just as much. Her philosophy and answer for everything is 'skills are taught'. You can view her LinkedIn here

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