Short Courses

Looking for our list of short courses? You can finish a short course in three months or less. Study from home with Skills Academy.  We offer a wide range of Short Courses that are great for revising a certain skill or knowledge as well as teach you the basics of that Course.

 

Skills Academy Offers the Following List of Short Courses:

 

Beauty Therapy Courses

Nail Care Short Course Certificate

A 4 Subject Course that teaches you the fundamentals of Nail Care, Application and Professional Salon Skills. This Course Only requires Grade 10 to Start.

Facial Skincare Short Course Certificate

A Short Course that teaches you all the fundamentals of Skincare. This Course can be completed within a 9 month Period.

Make-up Application Short Course

A Short Course that teaches you all the fundamentals of Make-Up Application. This Course can be        completed within a 9 month Period.

 

Child Day Care Courses

Short Course Certificate in Crèche Management

A Short 4 Month Course that covers all the basic Subjects of Crèche Management . A great course for someone that wants to run their own Crèche one day.

Short Course Certificate in Child Day Care

A Short Child Day Care Course that Primarily consists    of 2 Subjects. This Course can be completed within a 4 month period.  

Short Course Certificate in Child Psychology

A Short 4 Month Course that covers all the basic Subjects of Child Psychology. A great course for someone that is brand new to Child Care Studies.

 

Computer Courses

Short Course in PC Repair

A Quick 4 month course with 3 Subjects. Here you      will learn all the basics of working with a Computer and      its components.

Short Course Certificate In Microsoft Office 2010

A short 4 month course where you will learn the      basics of working with Microsoft Word and Excel.

 

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.

 

Hospitality and Tourism Courses

Short Course Certificate in Tourism Marketing

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

Short Course Certificate in Guest House Management

A Short 4 Month Course that teaches you all the basic Subjects of Running a Successful guest house.  This Course only requires Grade 10.

Short Course Certificate in Tourism Management

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

 

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 Decorating 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 Design 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.  

 

Secretarial Courses

Short Course in Personal Assistance

A short 6 Month Course that teaches you Communication Skills as well as Computer Literacy Basics. Both are essential for any office Job.

Short Course in Medical Office Receptionist

A Short 4 month Receptionist course that teaches you all the basics of working in a Medical Office environment.

Short Course Certificate in Professional Secretary

A short 4 month Course where you will learn a couple of Computer and Service excellence Basics that are essential for any office job.

Short Course Certificate in Receptionist

A 6 Month course that teaches you the fundamentals of Telephone Communication Etiquette as well as Office Communication.

 

Management Courses

Short Course in Customer Relations Management

This course merely covers the basics of Customer Relations Management. This Courses can be     completed within 8 Months. 

Small Business Management Short Course

A Short 4 Month Course with 2 Subjects that briefly covers the basics of Starting and Running your own Business successfully.

Short Course Certificate in Office Management

A Short 8 month Management Course that consist of 3 Subjects. This course is great for helping you refresh your managing Skills .

Production and Operations Management Short Course

The programme is perfect for people who work in manufacturing and service industries, or for those who want to pursue a career in the production/operations function of a business. 

Short Course in Sales Management

A Short 8 Month Course where you will learn all the essentials of managing Sales staff in any professional working environment.

Short Course in Retail Management

A quick 3 Subject Course that will teach you the basics of working as a productive manager in any retail environment.

Short Course in Supply Chain Management

To qualify for this course, you will need to have a Grade 10 certificate or have completed an equivalent level NQF certificate. This Course has 3 Subjects.

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 Human Resource Management

A Short Human Resource Management Course that only consist of 2 Subjects. This Course can be completed in 4 months.  

Short Course in General Management

A Short 4 month course that teaches you the basics of being a great Manager in the professional working environment. The Course consists of 3 subjects that teach you basic business ethics.

Short Course in Call Centre Management

A Short 3 Subjects Course that teaches you the basics of working in a call Centre as well as face-to-face communication. 

Short Course in Marketing Management

A quick 3 Subject Course that will teach you the basics in marketing techniques as well as Organisational Communication.

 

Workplace Skills

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.

 

Should I be nervous about studying a short course?

There is no reason why you should be nervous about studying a short course. Distance learning short courses are conducted in such a way that students are able to feel relaxed and comfortable while studying. Good distance learning institutions, such as Skills Academy, will even provide you with access to academic support from a tutor via various communication channels.

 

How quickly can I finish my short course?

Short course assessments are assignment-based, and you have the freedom to progress through the material at your own pace. There will often be fixed deadlines for submission, but if you complete your assignments early, you will be able to submit them and move on to the next module. You won’t be held back by other students who work more slowly than you do.

 

What do I get when I finish my short course?

A short course will help you to learn new skills in a short period of time. If you study through Skills Academy, you will also receive a short course certificate upon successful completion of your studies.

 

Can I study a short course where live?

Short Courses, Skills Academy

One of the advantages of distance learning is that you can enroll for short course training in any part of the country. There are no night classes to attend and you do not have to travel alone at night either. You can study most short courses from the comfort and safety of your own home, and at your own pace.

 

Why should I study a short course?

The value of a short course lies in the fact that you can gain a number of new skills in a relatively short period of time. As this type of education is mostly done in your own time, you can choose to study one or two courses per year to update or enhance your skills. By taking this seemingly slower approach to self-enrichment, you will allow yourself time for unforeseen distractions relating to work or family commitments.

short courses

Job seekers often enroll for short course top-ups in order to gain formal acknowledgement of skills that they already have. It shouldn’t be a case of “why should I study a short course?”, but rather a question of “what should I study next?” There will always be new things to learn and new skills to acquire.

Many short courses are aimed at saving you time and making you more efficient. They do this by teaching you practical skills that you can implement in the workplace in order to increase the quality and efficiency of your work.

There are many reasons why people decide to enroll for a short course. Why not enroll today?

Last updated: December 11th 2017

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