Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Counselling Psychology in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in Counselling Psychology(Counselling Psychology)
  • Major Subject: Counselling Psychology
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Counselling Psychology

  •  INTEC College, Cape Town  
    1. Basic Counselling Skills
    Duration: 18 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 12 (Std. 10) or equivalent, or 2 years' verifiable and relevant working experience.

    2. Methods Of Counselling
    Duration: 18 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 12 (Std. 10) or equivalent, or 2 years' verifiable and relevant working experience.

    3. Counselling People in Trauma
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 10 (Std. 8) or equivalent, or relevant work experience.

    4. Crisis Intervention
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 10 (Std. 8) or equivalent, or relevant work experience.

    5. Family and Relationship Counselling
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 10 (Std. 8) or equivalent, or relevant work experience.

    6. HIV/AIDS Education Guidance
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 10 (Std. 8) or equivalent, or relevant work experience.


  •  Boston City Campus and Business College, Johannesburg  
    Course name: Higher Certificate in HIV/AIDS Counselling & Management


    Course content

    (i) Computer Literacy

    (ii) Academic Literacy

    (iii) Introduction to Counselling

    (iv) HIV Counselling

    (v) Applied Psychology

    (vi) Sexuality and HIV Education

    (vii) HIV Care, Nutrition and Management

    (viii) HIV Workplace Policy and Training

    (ix) Introduction to Industrial Psychology

    (x) Work Integrated Learning HCERT HACM


    Course requirements

    (i) National Senior Certificate (NSC), with English passed with endorsement for admission to Higher Certificate study; or

    (ii) National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)), with English passed with endorsement for admission to Higher Certificate study; or

    (iii) Prior to 2009, Senior Certificate with English as one of the modules passed. Alternatively, a post school qualification may also be considered, for example, an FET/National Certificate, NQF (OQSF) Level 4, minimum Credits 120.


    Program duration: One year




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