Study Applied Psychology, Management and Leadership at SACAP
Established in 1997, SACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology) is an independent provider of accredited Applied Psychology courses with campuses in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Online.
SACAP Course Offerings
Accredited qualifications include diplomas, higher certificates, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Formal qualifications can be completed full-time or part-time. Face-to-face campus delivery and online study options available.
Full Time or Part Time
Micro-credentials help you gain skills that deepen your knowledge and enhance your expertise. These online courses are bite-size components of accredited qualifications that can be recognised as equivalent to modules within degree programmes at SACAP.
6 - 8 Weeks
CPD workshops: CPD (Continuing Professional Development) workshops develop and enhance the abilities of industry professionals. These online workshops include learning activities and assessments to ensure that participants continue to be proficient and competent in their profession.
Work Integrated Learning - Hands-on experience while you study
The Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programme forms a key part of many of SACAP’s qualifications. It’s an educational approach that integrates academic learning in a workplace or community setting. It prepares you for the workforce with relevant and practical experience, a deeper understanding of your field of study, the chance to form professional connections and boost your employability. WIL is a moving journey in which you learn while making a positive impact on others.
- Practical skills
- Workforce readiness
- Personal growth
- Positive impact
- Industry connections
WIL programmes are your chance to develop practical skills and gain hands-on experience in your field of study. They enhance your learning and teach you how to apply the theory you cover in class to real-life situations.
WIL programmes expose you to real-world challenges and teach you about the industry demands, requirements and expectations plus the practical skills and knowledge employers’ prize.
This is where you get to develop a range of skills such communication, teamwork, problem-solving, leadership skills and develop confidence. All vital personal and professional skills.
By working in real world placements, you could work on projects that address community needs or contribute to the development of solutions to challenges that make a meaningful difference in other’s lives.
WIL helps you understand the current trends and best practices in your industry. They are also the perfect platform to build a network that helps you in your future career.
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.
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..
“SACAP offered the flexibility that I needed in order to continue my work and studies.”
“Studying online is ideal for someone who is working, is self-disciplined or prefers to study independently.”
“I’ve always known that youth was my niche so I took advantage of the college’s awesome fieldwork modules.”
“You don’t only learn about other people’s problems, you become more self-aware through the studies at SACAP. It’s a growth experience.”
“SACAP offered everything that I wanted: small classes, excellent lecturers, practical counselling skills (over and above theory).”
“ I am impressed by the depth of SACAP’s Diploma in Counselling and Communication Skills, and believe it’s a very comprehensive qualification.”
Dr Sipho Ncongwane
“SACAP have great lecturers – a good mix of young and old. Small but dynamic and personal, it’s a very supportive environment.”
“I was drawn to the small campus, small classes and being lectured by practicing professionals.”
“Instructors made the learning experience very pleasant. “They really accommodated each student’s individual needs,”