SACAP is a leading provider of academically rigorous and accredited Counselling, Coaching and Psychology Courses. SACAP offers a range of degrees, diplomas and certificates in these fields.
Why choose SACAP to study psychology?

We focus on the training of applied skills

Whereas most academic programmes in the field of Psychology are rich in theory, they lack the necessary focus on applied skills. SACAP closes the skills gap.

We equip you to to pursue a professional career

Our emphasis on skills, professionalism and specalisation, prepares you for a rewarding, professional career in Counselling or Coaching.

Our training is academically rigorous and accredited

Our programmes adhere to the highest international standards. SACAP is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). All our qualifications are accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and listed by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

We empower you to make a real difference in society

Our graduates are confident and skilled to positively impact the lives of others. Our Fieldwork component is placed in areas of high social impact.

Our educators are leading practitioners in their field

Due to SACAP’s focus on the up-skilling of our students and on the application of these skills, we insist that all of our faculty have the necessary skills and experience to impart.

The classroom environment is intimate and personal

Effective Counselling requires a personal, sensitive approach. It is therefore appropriate that our learning environment allows for the creation of that intimacy.

We provide learners with the opportunity to specialise

Due to our emphasis on the application of knowledge and skills, we offer specialized training in a variety of areas of practice. Our range of over 100 fieldwork placement sites enables learners to choose specializations for their fieldwork.

Studying at SACAP is a learning experience

Our facilitated style of tuition and our small interactive classes ensure an experiential learning process.

We are invested in your personal growth

We empower people to empower others. We believe that your ability to effect positive external transformation is critically dependent on your personal growth.

Our paths to study are flexible

SACAP has three intakes a year. Students may choose to study full-time or part-time, during the day or after-hours, on campus in Cape Town or Johannesburg or via distance education.


-          Higher Certificate in Counselling & Communication Skills

-          Advanced Certificate in Counselling and Communication Skills

-          Diploma in Counselling and Communication

-          Bachelor of Applied Social Science (BAppSocSci) Degree

-          Bachelor of Psychology (BPsych) Degree

-          Post Graduate Diploma in Coaching

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For more info on SACAP
Contact number: 0860 77 11 11
Contact email: [email protected]

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