Short Courses

Do you want to know what the quickest way you can pick up a skill or two is? You can enroll in any one of our Short Courses. A certificate of completion will increase your credibility and prove you have what it take to get the job done. Don’t waste your time. Enroll today!

We Offer The Following Short Courses:

Beauty Therapy Courses

Nail Care Short Course Certificate

This course consists out of four subjects. It teaches you the fundamentals of Nail Care, the application of it, and professional salon skills. The entry requirement for this course is Grade 10.

Facial Skincare Short Course Certificate

A short course that teaches you all the basics of skincare. You can complete this course within a 9-month period.

Make-up Application Short Course

A short course that teaches you all the fundamentals       of make-up application. You can do this course within  a 9-month period.

 

Child Day Care Courses

Short Course Certificate in Crèche Management

This course is for someone that would like to manage a crèche. It is a short 4-month course that covers all the necessary subjects of Crèche Management.

Short Course Certificate in Child Psychology

This is a 4-month short course, covering all the primary subjects of Child Psychology.

Short Course Certificate in Child Day Care

This 4-month short course consists primarily of two subjects. Teaching you all the basics of working at a day care.

 

Events Management Courses

Short Course Certificate in Wedding Planning

A short wedding planner course that only consist of 3 subjects. This course can be completed within a 4 month period.

Short Course Certificate in Events Management

This Courses only consists of 2 Subjects. Great for anyone that wants to become a small time events organizer. This Course only requires Grade 10 to Start.

 

Hospitality and Tourism Courses

Short Course Certificate in Tourism Marketing

The short course certificate in Tourism Marketing is made up of two subjects. You can complete it in 4 months.

Short Course Certificate in Guest House Management

This short 4-month course teaches you the basic fundamentals of running and maintaining a successful guest house.

Short Course Certificate in Tourism Management

The short course certificate in Tourism Management is made up of two subjects. You can complete it in 4 months.

 

Decorating and Design Studies

Short Course Certificate in Interior Decorating

This course provides a solid foundation for anyone       who would like to pursue a career in the Interior      Design industry.

Short Course in Google Sketch-Up

This course is designed for students who would like to develop their knowledge of presentation drawing. This course is ideal for Students working in the design industry.

Short Course in Interior Decorating and Design

Here you will learn all the fundamentals of Interior Decorating as well as communication Skills to use in this work environment.

 

Photography Courses

Digital Photography Short Course

A Short Photography Course that only consist of 3 Subjects. This Course can be completed within a 4 month period. The is the entry level course for this career path.

 

Secretarial Courses

Short Course in Personal Assistance

This 6-month course teaches you basic computer literacy and communication skills. Both are essential for this profession.

Short Course in Medical Office Receptionist

This is a short four-month course that teaches you all the basics of working in a medical office environment. Perfect for just learning the basics.

Short Course Certificate in Professional Secretary

A short 6-month course where you will learn a couple of computer and service excellence basics that are essential to any office job.

Short Course Certificate in Receptionist

This is a 6-month course that teaches you the basics of telephone communication etiquette as well as office communication.

 

Management Courses

Short Course in Marketing Management

This short course is made up of three subjects, and teaches you the basics in marketing techniques. It can take up to 4 months to complete.

Short Course in Human Resource Management

The short course in human resource management is made up of two subjects and can be completed within  4 months.

 

Short Course in Customer Relations Management

This covers the basics of customer relations management, and can be completed in 4 months. Perfect for freshening up on the basics.

Small Business Management Short Course

The Small Business Management short course is made up of two subjects which briefly cover the basics of starting and running your own business successfully.

Short Course in Retail Management

This is a quick three subject course which teaches you the basics of working as a manager in the retail environment and can take up to 4 months to complete.

Short Course in General Management

This is a short 4 month course, made up of three subjects which teaches you the basics of being a manager in the working environment.

Short Course in Supply Chain Management

This course teaches you all you need to know when it comes to the basics of Supply Chain Management. This is a 4 month course.

Financial Management Short Course

A Financial Management Short Course that only      consist of 2 Subjects. This Course can be completed within a 4 month period.

Short Course in Call Centre Management

This course is made up of three subjects, teaching you the basics of working in a call centre as well as face-to-face communication.

Production and Operations Management Short Course

The production and operations management short course teaches you the basics of this field and can be completed within 4 months. Perfect for someone who just wants to learn the fundamentals

Short Course Certificate in Office Management

A Short 4 month Management Course that consist of 3 Subjects. This course is great for helping you refresh your managing Skills or getting you that promotion that you want.

Short Course in Sales Management

This is a short 4-month course in which you will learn the basics of managing sales staff in the business environment.

Workplace Skills

Short courses focus on teaching you a specific skill set in a short period of time. These courses are great for those who are working and need to brush up on certain skills, people looking to be promoted, and those who simply want to learn something new.

How Quickly can I Finish my Short Course?

At Skills Academy, you can finish your course as quickly as you would like. If you complete assignments early, you will be able to submit them and move on with your course. You will not be held back by students who work more slowly than you do.  However, we suggest that you study for at least three to four months to get the best results possible.

 

What do I get After I Finish my Short Course?

The number one benefit you get are the skills and knowledge that will help you in your career. You will also get a short course certificate of completion after you finish your studies.

Can I Study a Short Course From Where I Live?

You can study any one of our short courses from wherever you are in South Africa. There’s no need for extra expenses or unnecessary travel arrangements – we don’t offer any classes. That means you don’t have to rush to class after work either. Study our short courses from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Why Should I Study a Short Course?

Let’s have a look at the reasons why you should consider taking a short course.

 

This is Education Most People can Afford

You’ll hardly ever hear someone taking out a student loan to pay off a short course. These courses are much more affordable when compared to full-length diplomas and degrees.

 

You can Gain Skills Quickly

The real value of a short course comes from the fact that you can gain any number of new skills quickly. Short courses aim to save you time and make you a better worker. This is done by teaching you skills which you can use in the workplace right away. This type of education is mostly done in your own time. We suggest studying one or two courses per year to improve your skills.

 

You Should Always Keep Learning

Whether you are still looking for work or already have a job, you should always be looking to learn more. As there will always be new skills and knowledge out there that help you to do your job better. It shouldn’t be a case of “why should I study a short course?”, but rather “what should I study next?”.

 

When can I get Started?

You can start at any time of the year, whenever the time is right for you!

 

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Last Updated: December 03, 2019

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