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ALIGNING WHO YOU ARE WITH YOUR PASSION IS THE HEART OF THE ISA EXPERIENCE.

Once an Isa, always an Isa.

As a leader in academic quality and innovation in the Health and Skincare Industry, Isa Carstens Academy is recognised as a top national training institution and devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and developing students and entrepreneurs who make a difference, not only nationally, but also internationally.
Established in 1978, Isa Carstens Academy has trained more than 4 000 Alumni.
With a continuing passion in an ever evolving industry and our inspiration and commitment to excellence, we are proud to offer highly personalized education.
Based on two campuses, Stellenbosch in the Western Cape and Pretoria in Gauteng, Isa Carstens Academy offers contact-, blended- and distance learning programmes.

Browse our Course Offerings
Isa Carstens Academy offers the following exciting courses for students interested in a career in the skincare industry.

Register for a virtual or on-site campus and ladies residence tour at either our Stellenbosch or Pretoria campus.
CAMPUS LOCATIONS

Stellenbosch Campus (Western Cape)

The Stellenbosch Campus is part of the central hub of the picturesque Stellenbosch Town in the Western Cape, with the Isa Carstens Residence situated close to all amenities and approximately five minutes’ walk to the Isa Carstens Academy.

t: +27 (0)21 883 9777
e: info@isacarstens.co.za

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
Aan de Gragt Building, First Floor,
5 Plein Street,
Stellenbosch
7600

Click on the button below for more information on the Isa Carstens Stellenbosch Ladies Residence.

Pretoria Campus (Gauteng)

The Pretoria Campus is 3km’s drive from the University of Pretoria Campus, on the corner of Lynnwood and Rosemary Roads. The Isa Carstens Residence offers modern and secure accommodation on the Campus for students from various tertiary institutions.

t: +27 (0)12 348 0125
e: info@isacarstens.co.za

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
Ground Floor, 408 Lynnwood Road,
Opposite Menlo Park High School,
Entrance in Rosemary Road,
Lynnwood, Pretoria, 0081

Click on the button below for more information on the Isa Carstens Pretoria Ladies Residence.

REGISTRATION AND  ACCREDITATION
The Isa Carstens Academy is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private Higher Education Institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997. Registrations Certificate No. 2000/HE07/025.

The Isa Carstens Academy offers the following accredited programme, listed on the National Qualifications Sub-Framework:

  • Higher Certificate in Front Office Administration (SAQA ID number 111453)
  • Diploma in Somatology (SAQA ID number 83046)
  • Advanced Diploma in Dermal Aesthetics (SAQA ID number 97898)

RESOURCES

  • For the Register of Private Higher Education Institutions, please visit their website here.
  • Please also visit the SAQA website for the full list of South African registered Higher Education providers.

AFFILIATION
In addition, the Isa Carstens Academy is affiliated with a number of professional organizations, of which the following are representative:

CIDESCO
SAASHP
SPA ASSOCIATION
DISCOVER THE HEART OF ISA
  • Our Vision
  • Our Mission
  • Our Values
The Isa Carstens Academy strives to be the superior service provider to the industry.

The Isa Carstens Academy strives, with integrity, to provide the highest professional standard of education and training to ensure that we develop highly skilled and employable graduates. As a dedicated team, we strive to realise this by:

  • Serving the best interest of our students’ mental, physical, and intellectual needs so that they may achieve excellence and become employable therapists.
  • Ensuring that we obtain and develop new knowledge in our field of training.
  • Maintaining a high ethical code of conduct and setting a professional standard which will instil pride in our students and the Isa Carstens Academy.

These are the values that underpin our offering and our approach to the world of wellness:

  • Passion for the industry – we find joy in our work.
  • Commitment to excellence – excellence has no finish line.
  • Professionalism – we serve our clients with respect and in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Holistic approach – our focus includes mind, body and spirit.
  • Inspiration to innovate – we encourage innovation and new ideas in our business relations and conduct with our stakeholders.
At Isa Carstens Academy it is our mission to prepare students for their future journey