Social Counselling Worker - NQF5

This qualification enables the efficient application of counselling methods and strategies within a specific community or circumstance


The qualification we offer is – Occupational Certificate: Social Counseling Worker NQF Level 05 111142 with 143 credits registered with Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (SAQA). The qualification will be for about 18 months to two years, and our accreditation number is 07-QCTO / SDP050722-6510. 

The qualification enables you to do social / Christian counselling and register with The Council for Pastoral and Spiritual Counselors (CPSC) (, a professional body for counsellors in South Africa. 

The program contains 30 credits of Knowledge modules (300 hours theoretical), 48 credits practical (480 hours practical) and 65 credits workplace (650 hours workplace experience). 

The theoretical modules are presented in a weekly class in person or by Zoom. A Facilitator is assigned to you who will guide you through the theoretical, practical and workplace. 

There are three theoretical modules, four practical and four workplace modules that must be completed before final exams. 


NQF5 (Part Time)

R 22 500 Incl. Application & Registration Fee, Excl. R1000 External Examination Fee & RPL Fee.
  • Application Fee: R 200 (Included, Non-refundable)
  • Registration Fee: R 500 (After successful application, Non-refundable)
  • Can be paid in 24 installments and includes material and all class-related activities