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Advance Certificate in Wellness and Spa

The Advanced Certificate in Wellness and Spa is aimed at providing students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to work in different spa centers and spa facilities.  The programme is comprised of theoretical and practical components.


PROGRAMME DURATION
The programme is offered on a full-time basis over 2 years spread across 4 semesters.  
 

COURSES OF THE PROGRAMME

·         Hospitality English

·         Hospitality French

·         Hospitality Maths

·         Foreign Language

·         Information & Communication Technology (ICT)

·         Anatomy and Physiology

·         Manicure, Pedicure and Nail Decoration

·         Skin and Facial Care

·         Massage, Plants and Essential Oils

·         Customer Care

·         Tourism Knowledge

·         Selling Products and Services

·         Cultural Awareness

·         Practical


INDUSTRY PLACEMENT (Work Attachment)
Industry Placement is an integral component of the Wellness and Spa programme and students’ performance will be assessed. Students will be sent on work attachment to various hospitality establishments including wellness and spa centres. Students are required to complete a total of 20 weeks of Industry Placement to be eligible for graduation on the programme.
 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
S5 School Leavers with the following minimum IGCSE grades or equivalent:

·         Minimum ‘D’ in English as a Second language or any one PASS in English as a First language

·         MinimumDELF A2 with marks of 60% or DELF B1 with marks of 50% or IGCSE equivalent

·         Minimum ‘D’ in Combined Science or any IGCSE equivalent.


CERTIFICATION
Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded an Advanced Certificate in Wellness and Spa.
 

PROGRESSION CRITERIA
In order to progress to the second year of the Wellness and Spa programme, students are required to meet the following criteria:

·         successfully complete all courses of Year 1 with a minimum of ‘Pass’ (55%)

·         complete all industry placement requirements for Year 1

·         demonstrate acceptable standards of professional conduct and behaviour throughout the year, which means compliance to STA’s regulations and code of conduct

 

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