We are Internationally Approved with ITEC (www.itecworld.co.za) , the VTCT (London) and Nationally Accredited with the QCTO.



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Course Content: Working in the hair industry, follow health & safety in the salon, client consultation, shampoo and condition the hair and scalp, scalp massage, promote products and services to client, salon reception duties, display stock to promote sales, the art of dressing hair, perm and neutralise hair, styling men’s hair, style and finish African type hair, cut women’s hair, colour and lighten hair, cut men’s hair, relax African type hair, style and dress hair using a variety of techniques, hair extension services, bridal hair, hair colour correction, creative hairdressing design skills and human resource management.

Full-time: 1 year Monday to Thursday 9am – 3pm. Learner will attend 1 year at College and then work for 18 months at a Registered Hair Salon in order to complete Final Level 3 Practical City & Guilds Exam.

Part-time: 3 years. (Once a week at College). Learners must be employed full-time at a registered hair salon to qualify for part time.

The learner will be assessed in the following manner: Practical Assessment, theory based tasks, workplace experience. (completion of logbook hours in salon)

Kits: Learner is provided with a hair kit which includes equipment such as professional hairdryer, GHD Straightening iron, Glamour wand, combs, scissors, pins, brushes, dolls heads, tinting bowls and brushes and products.

COST: R95 000.00 - 1 year full time/3 years part time

Payment Plan: please contact us for available payment plans

Includes: Kit, Notes, ITEC Examinations

Excludes: Re-assessment/Re-writes , sundries and hair case studies.

Accredited/Recognised with: City & Guilds (London) and QCTO (Quality Council for Trades & Occupations) http://www.cityandguilds.com / http://www.qcto.org.za

Funding: Students loans can be applied for through the banks (Absa, Standard Bank etc) and www.fundi.co.za

We have a maximum of 10 learners per class, therefore if you are interested in applying, please do so as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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Skin Analysis, diseases & disorders, Anatomy, Skincare, Cleansing Routine, Workplace safety & hygiene, Products & Equipment, Lash & Brow Services, Corrective makeup, Highlighting & Contouring, Correct application of makeup, Makeup on all skin types and colours, Day, Evening, Bridal, Mature, Photographic, Glamour and High Fashion makeup,  special effects: cuts, bruising, grazes. sweat, tears, bald caps, bodypainting, colouring hair, wash and blowdrying techniques, roller set, volume techniques, curling, straightening, braiding techniques, bridal hair, short and long hair designs, working with hair pieces.

COST: R60 000.00- includes kits, books, equipment, ITEC Exams, ITEC Diploma in Hair, Fashion & Media Makeup Certificate

Duration: 5 months full-time / 10 months part-time

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ITEC Certificate in Makeup                                     

Working in the Beauty Industry, Health & Safety, Client care and communication, Skincare, Products & equipment, Day, Evening, Bridal, Corrective makeup, Photographic (black and white, colour and Glamour), Mature Skin, Makeup on all skin colours.

Cost: R25 000 . Includes Makeup Kit, Notes and ITEC Exam Fees, ITEC Certificate in makeup Level 2

Duration: 6 weeks  full-time / 3 months part-time


airbrush makeup course

Airbrush makeup is makeup sprayed onto the skin using an airbrush instead of being applied with sponges, brushes, fingers, or other methods.

Airbrush makeup has become more popular with the advent of high-definition video and television (HD)

Health & Safety in the salon, Working in the Beauty Industry, Client care and Communication, Airbrush basics, Equipment & product knowledge, system assembly, Do's & Dont's, Trigger and dial control, Targeting imperfections, Highlighting & contouring.

COST: R21  000- includes TEMPTU kit and In-house certificate

Duration: 1 week full-time / 1 Month part time

itec certificate in bridal Makeup

Skincare, skin analysis, face charts, products and equipment, application of makeup, day, evening and bridal makeup, corrective work, beautiful brows, eyelash application - full, strip, corner and individual.

Cost: R16 000.00 includes basic kit, notes, ITEC Certificate in Bridal Makeup 

Duration: 4 days Full-time or 4 weeks Part-time

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itec beauty specialist diploma

The main skills the Learner will perform are:

Skincare and Eye Treatments (R8500,00)

Care of the skin - to include consultation, skin analysis, cleansing, exfoliation, facial massage and the use of face masks .Care of the eyebrows and eyelashes - to include shaping and lash and brow tinting

Make-up (R25 000,00)

Application of all make-up products - to include recognition of face shapes and corrective make-up. Day, evening, bridal, photographic, glamour, mature

Manicure and Pedicure (R6500,00)

Care of the hands and feet - to include nail care, exfoliation, massage and nail painting

Waxing (R8500,00)

To include removal of hair using hot and cool wax methods

Professional Conduct and Business Awareness (R3600,00)

Duration: Full-time 5 months (Monday to Thursday 9am - 2pm)

Price: R52 100,00 - Kits, notes and uniform included

R6500,00 - ITEC International Exams


The Beauty Specialist Diploma Course can be done part-time (which runs on Saturdays 9am - 2pm). The learner can also choose to study the Modules as short courses. (e.g. waxing ).

Please contact us for the 2019 timetable.

ITEC Diploma in nail TECHNOLOGY

Dates: 18 March - 16 June 2019 (Full-Time Monday to Thursday 9am - 2pm)

21 September - 7 December 2019 (Part-time on Saturdays)

Cost: R25 000,00 - Includes Kit, notes

ITEC International Exam: R6500

iTEC Certificate in Eyelash Extensions



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Course Content: Working in the Industry, Follow health & safety, client consultation, shampoo & condition the hair, cut men's hair, cut facial hair, men's styling, scalp massage, provide shaving and face massage.

The learner will be assessed in the following manner: Practical Assessment, theory based tasks, workplace experience. (completion of logbook hours in salon)

Kits: Learner is provided with a kit

COST: R35 000.00 - 3 months full-time; 6 months part time

Includes: Kit, ITEC Exams


Course Content: Working in the Industry, Follow health & safety, client consultation, shampoo & condition the hair, promote products and services, cut men's hair, cut facial hair, colour & lighten hair, men's styling, relax African hair type, creative hairdressing design skills, provide shaving and face massage services, scalp massage, human resource management, design and creative patterns in the hair.

The learner will be assessed in the following manner: Practical Assessment, theory based tasks, workplace experience. (completion of logbook hours in salon)

Kits: Learner is provided with a kit

COST: R62 000.00 - 5 months

Includes: Kit, ITEC Exams


ITEC award in Hairstyling

Hair analysis, hair structure and types, hair anatomy, products & equipment, wash & blowdry, roller setting (dry and wet), advanced blowdrying techniques, bridal hair, chignons, braiding, crimping, teasing. flat iron styling teniques, Clip-in extensions.

Duration: 12 sessions

COST: R18 000- Includes kit, notes, ITEC Award Certificate

vtct certificate in cutting hair

This course is designed for beginners and current hairdressers wishing to refresh and advance their skills.

The beginner's course will teach you the basic skills and techniques to achieve high quality cutting techniques. This course includes demonstrations and hands on workshop sessions, and a professional understanding of a one-length, graduation, layering techniques, gents and fringes.

A great confidence booster for those of you starting out in the hairdressing industry.

Both beginners and advanced courses include practice on on mannequins and live models.

*Learner to bring own Hairdryer, brushes and styling aids.

Duration: 12 sessions

COST: R19 500.00- includes kit, notes and In-house certificate

vtct certificate in COLOURING hair 

This course is designed for beginners and current hairdressers wishing to refresh and advance their skills.

Learn how to colour and lighten hair, Colour theory, hair analysis, hair types, Understand factors that may influence colouring and lightening services, understand the science of colouring and lightening hair.

Understand the tools, equipment, products and techniques used for colouring and lightening services. Colour application such as tinting, highlights, low lights, ombre' & flamboyage techniques.

*Learner to bring own pro-hairdryer, brushes and styling aids

Duration: 16 sessions

COST: R21 000.00- includes kit, notes and In-house certificate


Do your own makeup, learn correct products and colours for your skintype and colour. A Day and evening makeup look, beautiful brows and smokey eye techniques.

Duration: 2 hours

COST: R1800.00 - Includes brushes, notes, face charts



The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in African Caribbean Hairdressing is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; the technical skill of relaxing African type hair, the creative art of styling and finishing African type hair and how to provide an effective consultation service for clients. 

Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety whilst working in the African hairdressing industry. You will also develop a knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification. 

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your practical skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to perform your own salon services.

Duration: 12 weeks full-time, 5 months part time

COST: R35 000.00 - Please contact us for payment plan and dates


for more information on dates, please contact us at kristy@smudge-makeup.co.za.