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Whether you're interested in our Diploma in Somatology, our Advanced Diploma in Dermal Aesthetics, or one of our wide range of Short Learning Programmes, the Isa Carstens Academy is set to exceed your expectations with exceptional training in health and wellness.

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The Isa Carstens Academy offers residences in both Stellenbosch and Pretoria. These centrally-located residences offer accommodation to Isa students, as well as registered students from other tertiary institutions.

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Wellness Sanctuary

The Isa Carstens Wellness Sanctuaries, located at our Stellenbosch and Pretoria campuses, offer a range of spa and skin care treatments to the public, including facials, waxing, massages, nail treatments and more.

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The Isa Carstens Academy is one of the most reputable learning institutions for students who wish to follow a career path in the health and wellness industry. Established in 1978, we have a proud history of providing quality education and services to students from all over South Africa and further afield.

Our reputation for excellence is built on our adherence to international quality standards and the value of trusted relationships. The Academy was also the first CIDESCO – accredited institution in South Africa based on the quality of our programmes.

Today, alumni of the Isa Carstens Academy can be found all over the world – as owners, managers and/or therapists in wellness centres, cosmetic houses and on luxury ocean liners. They also work in the field of medical aesthetics or as lecturers.

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Our many successful alumni have made significant contributions to the health and wellness industry and we would like to keep in touch with you. Do let us know how you’re doing and what you’re up to.

Our alumni programme will help you to maintain contact with the Academy and each other and can support you by providing access to services and activities which meet your needs and interests. This includes personal and professional networking opportunities, new career opportunities and professional development.

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Applications for the Isa Carstens Academy's Diploma in Somatology for 2020 is now open. We offer a fast, secure online application process to help speed up the process.

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Most of our Somatology graduates are found to be working in the following areas:
• Medi-spas
• Medical Aesthetic Practices
• Skin Care Clinics
• Cruise liners
• Sales and Marketing roles
• Salons, Spas and Hydros
• Training and Lecturers
• Own Clinics
• Cosmetic Journalism.

Follow your dream career. Enquire today!

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Thank you CIDESCO International. We are just as proud of our class of 2019!Congratulations to the students of Isa Carstens Academy Pretoria, South Africa, on completing their CIDESCO examinations! Pictured with examiner Ms J Thopte, staff and students.

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Congratulations to the newly elected members of our Pretoria campus SRC and HK! We appreciate the responsibilities you are taking and being the link between our students body and the management of Isa Carstens Academy. We wish you a prosperous 2020 as leaders and guides!

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