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Potchefstroom Academy

Address P O Box 20355, Noordbrug, 2522
Tel 018 294 9000
Email info@potchakademie.co.za
Website http://www.potchakademie.co.za

Start an exciting future at Potchefstroom Academy - excellent training in Beauty Therapy, Reflexology, Aroma- and Massage Therapy, Interior Design and Decorating and Photography.

Potchefstroom Academy enjoys international recognition, has been in existence for more than
30 years and has under the guidance of Tina Schöltz grown to be one of the largest private institutions of its kind in the country.  The Academy is large enough to allow our lecturers to specialise in their subject fields, but still small enough to allow for individual attention to our students.

Potchefstroom Academy offers you a variety of full time courses to choose from.

Reasons why you should choose Potchefstroom Academy
* Quality education and excellent standards
* National and International accreditation
* Highly qualified, dedicated staff
* Accommodation is available, walking distance from campus
* Student life as you won't experience anywhere else
* Minimum requirements: National Senior Certificate with an average achievement level of 4 (50 – 59%).
* No compulsory prescribed subjects. Recommended subjects for Somatology and Health Therapies are Life Sciences (Biology) and Physical Sciences.
* No compulsory prescribed subjects. Recommended subjects for Interior Design and Decorating are Engineering Graphics and Design and Visual Arts. A portfolio has to be submitted for selection.
* ENROL NOW: Make an appointment for a campus visit and let your parents (the payer) accompany you. Contact (018) 294 9
005 for an appointment.
* Get your application form and course info here or contact

Recognition of Pior Learning (RPL)
Potchefstroom Academy has a policy and procedure for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in place. The basic objective underlying Recognition of Prior Learning is that it attempts, especially in adults, to acknowledge all learning, irrespective of how it was achieved, through an open and transparent approach to assessment. Forms to apply for RPL can be obtained from the Academy.

Potchefstroom Academy is accredited by various national and international institutions.

Courses offered
School for Interior Design and
(medium of instruction – Afrikaans and English)
* 2 year diploma in Interior Design and Decorating (full time)
* 3 year higher diploma in Interior Design and Decorating (full time)
* 2 year higher certificate in Interior Design Correspondence Course (part time)

School for Health Therapy
(medium of instruction – Afrikaans
and English)
* 2 year diploma in Therapeutic Aromatherapy (full time)
* 2 year diploma in Therapeutic Reflexology (full time)
* 2 year diploma Therapeutic Massage Therapy (full time)

School for Somatology
(medium of instruction – Afrikaans
and English)
* 2 year diploma in Skincare and Health Therapy (full time)
* 3 year advanced diploma in Somatology (full time)
* SAAHSP national diploma (full time)
* CIDESCO international diploma (full time)
School for Photography
(medium of instruction – Afrikaans and English)
* 1 year Higher Certificate in Photography (full time)

South African Academy for Hair and Skincare Technology (SAAHST)
(medium of instruction - English)
Potchefstroom Academy has an associative agreement with the South African Academy for Hair and Skincare Technology, which means students from both institutions benefit from access to the shared facilities and expertise.
SAAHST offers:
* 1 year certificate in Beauty Technology (full time)
* 2 year certificate in Ladies' Hairdressing, level 2, 3 and 4 (full time)
* Various short courses

Short courses
Fees and dates of short courses are available on request:
phone (018)
294 9035

* Nail Technology
* 4-in-1 Nail course
* Acrylic Nails
* Acrylic Dip
* Gel Nails
* Gail Polish
* Bio Sculpture
* Bio Sculpture Conversion
* Manicure & Pedicure
* Nail Art
* Introduction to Back Massage
* Introduction to Body Massage
* Baby Massage
* Hot Stone Massage
* African Rungu Massage
* Ear Candling Treatment
* Calabash Massage
* Bamboo Massage
* Head Massage
* Permanent Make-Up
* Make-up artistry
* Eyelash Extensions
* Tinting and shaping of eyebrows
* Introduction to hairstyling
* Advanced Hair colouring techniques
* Hair extensions
* Advanced hair cutting
* Gents hair cutting
* Hot towel and shaving
* Pre-trade test training
* Trade Test
* Interior Decorating
* Get to know your camera
* Photography

* Payable fees for study courses and accommodation is available on request.

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