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Why Choose Us?

The courses are designed with you in mind – you can improve your skills, work better, faster, become a more efficient manager and much more. With a qualification in your pocket you will get that feeling of achievement – and it feels great!

Become a Beauty Expert

Beauty therapy is the treatment of hair, skin and nails to enhance appearances and to repair damage. Beauty therapy treatments sometimes also include massages and other body relaxation exercises. Treatments usually take place in salons, but some beauty therapists also do house calls, work on film sets, or work backstage at live performances.

Your Accounting and Bookkeeping Career Starts Here

If you are good at working with numbers and paying meticulous attention to detail, and are interested in working in the financial world, then a career in bookkeeping is just right for you!

Some people use bookkeeping as a basis to learn about accounting, and go on to study further to become accountants. When you work as a bookkeeper, you can work your way up to a position as a senior bookkeeper, or you can specialise in one area, such as payroll administration.

Child Care Studies

If you have a passion for working with children, then you might want to find out more about childcare studies. While childcare may sound easy because parents take care of children every day, it is important to have an understanding of what childcare studies is and how it differs from mere babysitting.

Computer Studies

The question should rather be, “Why shouldn’t I enrol for a computer course?” Every single person, regardless of age, education, employment history and occupation, could benefit from studying a computer course.

Computer skills are essential in every facet of our lives. Everything is computerised, and modern technology is developing at a rapid rate. It is essential that we move with the times and don’t fall behind. Having sufficient computer skills can be the difference between landing a job and not landing a job.

Capture, Create, Amaze

Are you looking for a course where you can express your creativity? Are you interested in subjects such as photography, events management, beauty therapy, or interior decorating? If your answer is yes, one of our Creative Studies courses might be an excellent choice for you.

At Skills Academy, we offer a broad selection of courses in the field of Creative Studies. Whether you are looking to pursue a career in a creative industry, or whether you are simply looking for a course to study for personal growth and enrichment (or as part of a hobby), you are sure to find something that interests you.

Events Management

Events management studies, as offered by Skills Academy, is designed to help you thrive in the events industry. But what exactly does it entail?

Private parties, lavish weddings, corporate retreats, product launches, international music concerts, charity runs and everything in between! The success of any of these functions depends wholly on how well it was planned, organised and executed. Taking care of these duties on behalf of a client is the business of events management.

Hospitality and Tourism

The hospitality industry is very competitive. The success of a business in this industry depends on the level of service provided to guests and clients. The aim of hospitality is to ensure that guests feel welcome, and that they receive the highest quality service.

Tourism involves a variety of activities and services aimed at people who are travelling away from home, either for business or leisure. Such activities and services may include transportation, dining, shopping and entertainment.

Careers in hospitality management and travel and tourism are great options, especially if you love working with people. Both of these career paths give you the opportunity to do what you love while being paid for it.

Interior Decorating 

Interior decorating is the art of making the inside of a building look beautiful by combining colours, putting up the right artwork, choosing the right furniture, and arranging furniture in a way that makes the room look nice.

The goal of interior decorating is to achieve either a beautiful effect or a particular look for a particular purpose in a room. Some people do this a hobby, while others turn it into a career. Some people are gifted with a natural talent for decorating – they have an eye for what looks good, and for what colours, art and furniture will go together.

Investigation and Forensic Science 

Investigations Studies are for people interested in investigating incident scenes or crime scenes. This means you can work in the police force, or you can work for a private investigations company.

Forensic Science Studies is for the person who wants to work in a laboratory and work with evidence like fingerprints and DNA. These people help and support investigators by collecting and analysing scientific evidence.

Get Going With the ICB

The ICB is the most highly regarded professional body for bookkeeping, accounting, office administration, public sector accounting and business qualification in South Africa. The ICB is a body that focuses on providing top quality, fully accredited courses in accounting, bookkeeping and office management. 

What is Occupational Health and Safety?

Occupational Health and Safety, plays a vital role in our society and is all about the making sure that the safety, health, and welfare of people at work is looked after.

Employers who employ 20 or more workers must appoint OHS Representatives and an OHS Coordinator.

The goals of Occupational Health and Safety programs are to create a safe and healthy work environment, as well as protect co-workers, family members, employers, customers, and anyone who might be affected by the workplace environment.

Workplace Skills

To maintain a healthy and smooth working environment it will be beneficial to both the employer and employees to have certain Workplace Skills. These skills involve basic knowledge of first aid, being able to handle conflict, managing time more efficiently, having better writing skills and business etiquette, knowing how to manage stress and obtaining better leadership skills. The list goes on and there are many more skills that can be acquired that will make the working environment more efficient. The business skills that individuals will acquire are informative and serve the purpose of self-enrichment.

Photography Studies

Photography has developed a lot during the past decade. With the technology that is evolving at the speed of light, film camera’s has become old fashioned and very expensive to work with. Thus, like most things, photography has become digitalised.

There are many other types of photography and career opportunities for the creative thinkers. Photography is also essential in the marketing industry as people use fewer words and more photos or pictures in advertisements, brochures and even magazines.

Project Management Studies

Project management studies are the fastest way to get ahead in the world of business. Project management sounds so easy all you have to do is keep a project on track and everything will be fine but actually it is not that simple.

The process of managing a project from start to finish require a team of individuals with different talents and skills. Those people are responsible for planning and executing the project objectives and that takes more than just labor and materials. Good project management can mean the difference between success or failure.

Secretarial Studies

There is a strong need for professional and ethical secretaries all over the world, and secretarial courses play an important role in meeting this need. Companies are continuously looking for competent and hard-working secretaries to take care of various administrative tasks.

One of the best aspects about choosing to work as a secretary is that you will have the option of working in almost any industry. Every industry or sector needs secretaries. This provides you with a wide range of options, opportunities and possibilities.

Why not Study a Short Course?

Short courses are a quick way to get new skills and boost your career.

A short course is not a formal qualification. A short course focuses on teaching you a specific skill set in a short period of time. Short courses are ideal for those who require a certain skill set to do their job more efficiently, those looking for a job promotion, job applicants who require a certain knowledge and skill set and those who simply just want to broaden their knowledge and skills to enrich their lives.

Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Supply chain management (SCM) is the life force of any business. It involves coordinating and integrating the flows of product, information, and finances – both inside and outside the company. The Supply Chain Management concept can be traced back to the intense competition in textile industry worldwide in 1980’s. Good Supply Chain Management is vital for a company to function efficiently, and qualified Supply Chain Managers are in high demand from businesses.

Business and Management Studies

Business and management studies are aimed at equipping students with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to become successful managers. Business and management studies involve training individual about the processes that are used to achieve organisational goals and objectives. This is an organisational process that includes setting strategic goals, making business and management studies a fundamental component of the success of any business, regardless of size, industry or environment.

Hear What Our Students Say About Us

"The registration is super easy and speedy! You don’t wait long to get a response, they are really very helpful and the service is friendly."
Gavin Filander
4 October 2017
“The course I did will definitely improve my life; it’s something I like and I can work myself up to get a better position. It definitely boosted my self-esteem.”
Zanelee Feyt
19 October 2017
” I didn’t feel like going further and didn’t submit my assignment for a while. I then got an email from the Skills Team reminding me of the reasons I wanted to really start studying.”
Jacqueline Carolus
2 November 2017

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