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Social Work


Registration with the SA Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP):

As from Social Work Level 2, all BA(HSSS)(WFS) and BA(SS) students must register once off for the duration of their studies with the above named Council as student social workers. The registration forms for this purpose will be sent to all Level 2 Social Work students by the Council. The completed forms together with the stipulated amount payable must be sent to the Council. Each student is subject to the stipulations of the Act on Social Service Professions (Act 110 of 1978), which, inter alia, describes ethical behaviour. Students who fail to comply with this specification will not be allowed to continue with their practical work.

Postgraduate Social Work students studying in South Africa must also be registered as social workers with the Council. Take note:

In Accordance with Act 110 of 1978 all qualified social workers or auxiliary social workers must be registered with the Council in order to work in these capacities. For more information, please contact:

SA Council for Social Service Professions
Private Bag X14, Gezina, Pretoria 0031
Tel: 012 329-9164
Fax: 012 329-9160