Qualification & Code
NATIONAL DIPLOMA: SOMATOLOGY

No new intake in 2018

THNDGI

Campus Duration of Programme Enrolment Option(s) SAQA Credits NQF Level Admission Requirements Selection and/or interview
Bloemfontein

3 years

Semester 1

360

6

National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification.

Selection

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% on Standard Grade or 40% on Higher Grade in Physical Science or Biology or Physiology is required. Mathematics is recommended.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% in Life Sciences or Physical Science is required.

A minimum of 27 points on CUT scoring scale for the National Senior Certificate.

Career Opportunities

Somatologists find a wealth of opportunities within this diverse industry, both nationally and internationally. Positions are found within Skin and Health Care Clinics; Private Practices, Medical Centres, Health Spas, Product Company Sales Representatives and Trainers; Cruise Liners and Airlines.

Remarks

Students can obtain an internationally recognised CIDESCO diploma at the end of their third year of study.

 

1ST YEAR

2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SOM10AT

Soma Techniques I  (main instructional offering)

SMT10AT

Soma Techniques I (Theory)   (module instructional offering)

SFT10AT

Soma Techniques I (Theory):  Facials

SPT10AT

Soma Techniques I (Theory):  Manicures

SMP10AT

Soma Techniques I (Practical)  (module instructional offering)

SFP10AT

Soma Techniques I (Practical):   Facials

SPP10AT

Soma Techniques I (Practical):   Manicures

SXP10AT

Soma Techniques I (Practical):  Wax

SWP10AT

Soma Techniques I (Practical):  Swedish Massage

SMR12AT

Computer Skills I  (module instructional offering)

EST10BT

Aesthetics I (Theory and Practical)

BTK10AT

Biotics I (Theory)

WSP10AT

Science I (Theory and Practical)

AFI10CT

Anatomy and Physiology I

CCS10AT

Communication Skills I

VDN10AT

Nutrition I

PRE1A

PRE2B

English Proficiency and

English Proficiency

SOM20AT

Soma Techniques II  (main instructional offering)

SMT20AT

Soma Techniques II (Theory)  (module instructional offering)

SFT20AT

Soma Techniques II (Theory):  Facials

SST20AT

Soma Techniques II (Theory):  Slimming

SDT20AT

Soma Techniques II (Theory):  Diathermy

SAT20AT

Soma Techniques II (Theory):  Aromatherapy

SRT20AT

Soma Techniques II (Theory):  Reflexology

SLT20AT

Soma Techniques II (Theory):  Manual Lymph Drainage

SMP20AT

Soma Techniques II (Practical)  (module instructional offering)

SFP20AT

Soma Techniques II (Practical):  Facials

SSP20AT

Soma Techniques II (Practical):  Slimming

SDP20AT

Soma Techniques II (Practical):  Diathermy

SAP20AT

Soma Techniques II (Practical):  Aromatherapy

SRP20AT

Soma Techniques II (Practical):  Reflexology

SLP20AT

Soma Techniques II (Practical):  Manual Lymph Drainage

BTK20AT

Biotics II (Theory)

WSP20AT

Science II (Theory and Practical)

AFG20BT

Anatomy and Physiology II

SAK10BB

Business Practice I

SSK10AT

Socio-Psychology I

VDN20AT

Nutrition II

 

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SOM30AT

Soma Techniques III  (main instructional offering)

SMT30AT

Soma Techniques III (Theory)  (module instructional offering)

SFT30AT

Soma Techniques III (Theory):  Facials

SST30AT

Soma Techniques III (Theory):  Slimming

SIT30AT

Soma Techniques III (Theory):   IPL

SAT30AT

Soma Techniques III (Theory):  Aromatherapy

SRT30AT

Soma Techniques III (Theory):  Reflexology

SCT30AT

Soma Techniques III (Theory):  Aromatherapy Chemistry

SMP30AT

Soma Techniques III (Practical)  (module instructional offering)

SFP30AT

Soma Techniques III (Practical):  Facials

SSP30AT

Soma Techniques III (Practical):  Slimming

SIP30AT

Soma Techniques III (Practical):   IPL

SAP30AT

Soma Techniques III (Practical):  Aromatherapy

SRT30AT

Soma Techniques III (Practical):  Reflexology

BTK30AT

Biotics III (Theory)

SSK20AT

Socio-Psychology II 

VDN30AT

Nutrition III

SAK20AB

Business Practice II

BWS30AT

Applied Biological Sciences III

SOP20AT

Soma Techniques Project II

For more information contact: Department of Health Sciences

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Updated: 04 May 2017

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