Dermatech Health and Skincare Institute


Situated along the Atlantic Sea Board and surrounded by the beauty of Cape Town, you will find a highly specialized training institute in the field of health and skincare. Dermatech will offer you the latest technology, combining the scientific and beauty therapies of one of the fastest growing professions in the world. Dermatech is committed to providing you with the best practical and theoretical training. They ensure individual attention, by maintaining smaller student groups, thus achieving their main purpose, which is to assist their students in reaching their fullest potential.

DERMATECH prides itself in the excellence of their quality assurance systems.

  • Small student groups guarantees personal attention
  • Additional courses above syllabus requirements e.g.: permanent make-up, holistic treatments such as shiatsu and reiki.
  • Experiential training within in-house student salon
  • Internal, national and international qualifications offered


DERMATECH strives to provide their student with the best training and preparation required for National and International qualification in the Health and Skincare industry. They strive for training standards that not only meet, but also exceed international standards. They are committed to heading an institution with an approach and ethic that instills inspiration and enthusiasm within their students. In so doing, they are able to assist and guide students to career choices that lead to success and prosperity.

The Dermatech training institute has a private hostel located in Bloubergstrand. The hostel offers accommodation for a number of its students and is situated within walking distance from the beach and five minute’s drive from the training institute. Rooms are equipped for two students sharing. Each room has its own bathroom.


Enrollment  a limited every year, thus ensuring that there are no more than 8 working therapists per lecturer in a practical class, guaranteeing effective and successful training.

If you would like more information, we recommend calling the institute to arrange an interview. They start their selection process as early as possible, in order to provide parents and students with early feedback. This in turn leaves ample time for alternate arrangements for studies, if necessary.


Dr L van Niekerk – Founder and CEO.

Studied at Stellenbosch BchD. Dr van Niekerk opened, successfully built up and sold dental surgeries in the United Kingdom and South Africa. He now owns a dental practice in Parklands, Cape Town. He is also the owner of two guesthouses in Blouberstrand which are rented out to the full-time students at Dermatech. Dr van Niekerk is the CEO of Serengeti Exodus which is a tourism company in Tanzania.

Ms E Jansen van Rensburg – Principal

Studied at Technikon Free State N.Dip. Somatology, CIDESCO. Ms Jansen van Rensburg is also an accredited assessor and moderator. She has 11 years experience in the industry.

Mrs V Thompson – Vice- Principal

Studied at Isa Carstens CIDESCO, CIBTAC, AAD, SAAHSP. Mrs Thompson is also an accredited assessor and has 10 years experience in the industry



2 thoughts on “Dermatech Health and Skincare Institute

  1. Good Day

    I would like to inquire about the courses you offer for my daughter, Amy. She matriculated last year and is interested in the beauty industry.
    Would you kindly assist me in how she can apply?

    Kind Regards,
    Ashlene Okkers

    1. To Ashlene

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