South African College of Applied Psychology SACAP

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Too often, those in crisis can’t access the help they need. SACAP's person-centered educational philosophy develops the skills you need to effect positive change where it’s needed most. SACAP’s work-integrated learning offering is where your training really comes to life. Most of the courses include supervised practical placements that cover a diverse range of counselling environments, which you can match to your field of interest. This way you’ll get invaluable practical experience under your belt – before you even graduate.

  • Higher Certificate in Counseling and Communication skills (1 year full-time or 2 years part-time | NQF Level 5, CHE accredited | JHB, PTA, CPT and Online) 
  • Diploma in Counselling and Communication (2 years full-time or 3 years part-time | NQF Level 6, CHE accredited | JHB and CPT) 
  • Bachelor of Applied Social Science degree (3 years full-time or 5 years part-time | NQF Level 7, CHE accredited | JHB, PTA, CPT and Online)
  • Bachelor of Psychology degree (4 years full-time only | NQF Level 8, CHE and HPCSA accredited | JHB and CPT)
  • Bachelor of Social Science Honours (Psychology) degree (1 year full-time only | NQF Level 8, CHE accredited | JHB, PTA, CPT and Online) 
  • Bachelor of Social Science Honours (Psychology) [BPsych Equivalent Programme] (18 months full-time only | NQF Level 8, CHE and HPCSA accredited | JHB and CPT)


  • Cape Town
  • Johannesburg
  • Pretoria

There is also an online campus. 


Consult the website for information regarding fees. 

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Private Higher Education Institution

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Higher Certificate
National Diploma
Bachelors Degree
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