“The Institution offers a qualification in Beauty and Hairdressing to specifically cover the scarce skill gap in our economy”.This qualification will enable the students to go into the work environment with entrepreneurial skills.
This industry has seen a substantial growth all around the globe to employ qualified beauticians . As the beauty industry trends, regardless of demographic or destination, the demand for skilled Beauticians grows.
The research done by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) in South Africa, in collaboration with the Services Sector Education and Training (Services SETA) hosted a stakeholder workshop on understanding skills supply and demand in the beauty industry on the 18th August 2017. “The study confirms that the beauty industry plays an important role in the economy, both in the formal as well as the informal sectors of the economy. It reveals that the beauty industry employs approximately 1 180 224 people (in both the formal and informal sectors), and its contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is approximately 0.62%. Also revealed that there are approximately 6 337 employers in the formal beauty industry with approximately 34 000 - 40 000 employers in the informal beauty industry. There are approximately 31 685 beauticians in the formal sector and 57 715 in the informal sector. The monthly wages earned in the formal sector is R6 500 - R11 000 basic salary, plus 40% - 50% commission”.
1 Classie Africa is advantageously positioned at the centre of this industry and its intent to providing an enabling environment for education and facilitation to learners. We offer a diverse and tailor-made programs in full time, part time and modular courses. Our aim is to stay up-to-date with industry demands, whilst enabling learners to enter into programs suited to their aptitude and abilities.
We provide comprehensive skills to ensure that learners are fully equipped with practical and theory training and are ready to embark on a fulfilling career within the flourishing beauty industry.1 Classie Africa will provide an opportunity to students who have completed their full qualification to gain a work experience in order to be employable.