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Study Applied Psychology, Management and Leadership

Established in 1997, the South African College of Applied Psychology (SACAP) is an independent provider of accredited Applied Psychology courses with campuses in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Online.

Why choose SACAP

SACAP offers robust academics, practical skills and individual attention. At SACAP we really do want you to succeed and graduate as a well-equipped and confident practitioner who can make a positive transformational impact on the lives of others.

  • Academic rigour, applied skills
  • Accredited qualifications, a reputation for excellence
  • Small classes, big thinking
  • Expert training, from the experts
  • Hands-on experience, while you study
  • More study options, fewer excuses
  • Develop your potential, make a difference
Academic rigour, applied skills
SACAP Academic rigour, applied skills

Academic rigour, applied skills

Graduating as a competent practitioner is of key importance to SACAP. Which is why we at SACAP combine an academically rigorous curriculum with a strong emphasis on the ability to apply knowledge through the training of relevant skills.

Accredited qualifications, a reputation for excellence
SACAP accredited qualifications

Accredited qualifications, a reputation for excellence

SACAP’s qualifications enjoy accreditation by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and are registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) . What’s more, our Bachelor of Psychology Degree is accredited by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

Small classes, big thinking
SACAP Small classes, big thinking

Small classes, big thinking

We keep our classes deliberately small. This encourages active participation and engagement between you, your fellow students and your educators. This interactive and experiential learning is a core feature of our educational philosophy.

Expert training, from the experts
SACAP Expert training, from the experts

Expert training, from the experts

SACAP has over 20 years’ experience as a leading provider of training in Applied Psychology. So whether you’re studying Psychology, Counselling, Coaching, Human Resource Management or Business Management, know that your educators bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table. 

Hands-on experience, while you study
SACAP Hands-on experience, while you study

Hands-on experience, while you study

SACAP’s Work Integrated Learning is where your training really comes to life. Most of our qualifications include supervised practical placements that cover a diverse range of settings. Again, SACAP has alternative plans in place for this to continue in a safe and meaningful way, should lock-down still be in effect.

More study options, fewer excuses
SACAP More study options, fewer excuses

More study options, fewer excuses

Our different study plans make it easier to choose an option that best works for you. Many of our qualifications are available as full time or part-time options and given that we have three intakes per year (course dependent), you don’t need to “lose” time before starting your studies. We have four different campuses throughout South Africa or you can study with SACAP Online.

Develop your potential, make a difference

Develop your potential, make a difference

Too often, those in crisis can’t access the help they need. SACAP’s person-centred educational philosophy develops the intellectual, practical and emotional skills our students need to effect positive change where it’s needed most.

SACAP Study options

We have accredited qualifications that include a Higher Certificate and a range of diplomas, undergraduate degrees and postgraduate programmes. So whether you simply want to test the waters with a short course or take your skills to the next academic level, SACAP has an option for you.

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Each student has taken a different route to get to our doors. What unites our students is the desire to create positive change in the lives of others..