Social Auxiliary Worker
What is this course About?
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as a Social Auxiliary Worker. This occupation assists in the provisioning of social services and support to individuals, families, groups and communities with regards to a full range of social services and related social welfare matters. These services include but are not limited to services and support relating to: emotional trauma (life skills development/emotional stress); financial stress; recreational needs; social needs and matters relating to housing (Developmental approach).
A qualified learner will be able to:
- Provide basic counselling and support services to individuals and families with socio-economic challenges.
- Facilitate non-therapeutic (educational and support groups) groups towards achieving the f the developmental goals of the group.
- Facilitate participatory development in communities to address their common socio-economic needs and to promote social justice.
- Collect and collate data to inform social services interventions.
Duration: 12 months
Entry Requirement: Grade 12 or NQF Level 4 qualification or equivalent