“Don´t underestimate the need for Continuous Professional Development. In my view, everyone needs it and it is only in recent years the term CPD has been around. Although it is not mandatory it is considered important for everyone to develop and increase their skills on a regular basis.
These days most therapists have excellent basic qualifications but many things need to be learnt through experience and years in practice. So why is lifelong learning important to Therapists?
This is especially true in Spa and Beauty therapy, where new techniques, products and equipment mean constant updating is essential for consistent and improving standards. The industry is rapidly changing and therapists must invest in themselves in order to keep up to date with the latest techniques and to continue the process of lifelong learning.
The idea is that this type of study can be done over a few days, a weekend, within the salon etc. without the need to take extended time off from work. The courses are short and targeted and are designed for existing specialists; not trainees. Many areas can be upgraded through online courses. Check out our unique and personalised Spa Management Course which will give you an amazing upgrade.
I just got back from the CIDESCO Congress in Johannesburg where I saw the quote below and it made me realise that I would never be where I am today without the experience that continuous education has given me”:
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” Nelson Mandela