Spa Academy Fiji

Study In Fiji Programme

About Spa Academy Fiji

Spa Academy Fiji – established in 1998, situated at Essence Group Fiji in Nadi, Fiji. We pride ourselves on being the first-of-its-kind Spa Centre globally, providing world-class training in a Spa Tourism environment with a strong focus on hands-on practicals. Spa Academy Fiji is a comprehensive expert in all aspects of the spa industry, encompassing Training, Spa services, Product Manufacturing, and Tourism. Our prestigious CIDESCO accreditation ensures that our graduates possess the qualifications to excel in international spa careers. At the heart of the Spa Tourism industry, our Academy plays a vital role, offering essential expertise to resorts that cater to a diverse range of international tourists. With more than 365 hotels and resorts in Fiji now proudly branded as Resort & Spa, each providing exceptional massage and spa services, our Academy stands as a driving force behind this flourishing sector.

Study with us in Fiji and gain more than just a qualification

Imagine studying in a tropical paradise…. White sandy beaches, swaying coconut trees, Fijian villages and the opportunity to obtain a qualification in ‘Everything Spa & Beauty ‘to that of international standards.

While it is definitely a top tourist destination, Fiji is an amazing country to pursue higher education and is fast becoming a popular choice amongst international students.

It goes without saying that studying in Fiji is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

At Spa Academy Fiji, we warmly welcome international students who are keen to study beauty therapy in the beautiful Fiji Islands. Our spa and beauty therapy courses are conducted in English and combine practice-based training with theoretical knowledge.

The Academy provides training at the highest of international standards. Meeting the demand of the Spa Industry globally, providing courses in ‘Everything Spa & Beauty’ making it a one stop Spa training academy. The Academy offers an ideal environment to Study Abroad, with its affordable school fees & hostel accommodation. A tropical destination, cultural awareness & hands-on experience in a spa tourism environment. A world class Training Centre!

For students travelling far from home, Spa Academy Fiji provides a nurturing learning environment. Our professional team is on hand to offer valuable assistance every step of the way for a stress-free experience. This support extends to helping students apply for the correct visa and source suitable accommodation to ensure a comfortable stay.

Qualification Overview: What we offer


Fee Excludes textbooks, uniform & permit assistance fee.

Textbooks $30 USD

Uniform x 2 = $35 USD

Hostel Accommodation $230 USD Per Month (share)

Permit assistance $230 USD

Certificate in Massage Therapy (Level 3) $900 USD

Swedish Neuromuscular, Pregnancy, Hot Stone, Bamboo, Poultice, Shiatsu Pressure Point, Personal & Workplace Hygiene, Grooming & Presentation, Workplace Skills & Ethics, Anatomy & Physiology.

Duration: 180 hours (6 weeks)

Certificate in Beauty & Spa Therapy (Level 4) $3,000 USD

Manicures/Pedicures, Dermatology, Nutrition, Bacteriology, Body Scrubs/Wraps, Trichology, Waxing, Cosmetic Chemistry, Tinting & Shaping, Facial Treatments.

Duration: 480 Hours (16 weeks)

*Special offer: Enroll for both courses (Massage & Beauty & Spa Therapy for a special fee of $3,500 USD

The above courses are accredited with the Fiji Higher Education Commission.

Should students opt to sit the CIDESCO International external examination a fee of $250 USD will apply.

For enquiries contact [email protected]