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UNISA Higher Certificate in Social Auxiliary Work Qualification

  • Undergraduate Qualification: Higher Certificates
  • Qualification Code: 90011
  • NQF Level: 5
  • Total Credits: 120
  • SAQA ID: 93971
  • APS/AS: 15
  • Maximum Time to Complete This Qualification: 3 years

UNISA Higher Certificate in Social Auxiliary Work Admission Requirements

Your admission to Unisa is dependent on you meeting the specific admission requirements for your chosen qualification.

A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with 30% in the language of teaching and learning,
a Senior Certificate (SC) with at least an F symbol in the language of teaching and learning.
Applicants should note that this is a selection qualification, in which they will be assessed to ascertain suitability to the profession. In addition to the above requirements, applicants will be subjected to the following:

  • Police clearance for criminal convictions checks aligned with the definition of a ‘fit and proper person’ by the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP). Applicants must submit this clearance certificate at the time of application.
  • Two testimonials from credible sources, such as a school leader, a religious leader, or a community leader.
    Students must be registered with the SACSSP at the start of their studies. The Department of Social Work at UNISA will facilitate registration with the Council.

UNISA Admission Requirements 2022.

UNISA Higher Certificate in Social Auxiliary Work Student Fees and Funding Your Studies

Pay the application fee once you’ve received your student number.

Application Fee:

  • R120 for online applications
  • Use the student number you receive from Unisa AND the application fee reference number (ie STUDENTNUMBER 5370810030)
  • Send the proof of payment to [email protected]
  • Visit www.unisa.ac.za/paymentinfo for banking details and payment information.

Please note that this application fee is non-refundable even if you decide not to study through Unisa, do not qualify for admission to Unisa or cannot be offered a space due to limited spaces available.

Student Fees:

Click here to find out more about Unisa’s student fees, and the bursaries and loans for Unisa students.

UNISA Higher Certificate in Social Auxiliary Work Application for Admission

Applications for admission to Unisa’s undergraduate qualifications (higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas & degrees) are closed.

Please Take Note of The Following:

  • All applications for admission must be submitted online. No self-help stations will be available for applications.
  • Admission to a qualification is not automatic. It will depend on whether you comply with the admission requirements and if space is available.

Additional Support for This Qualification via TVET Colleges

Unisa has an agreement with various Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to offer classes in a selected number of qualifications. These classes have proved to generally improve the throughput rate of students who enrol for them.

Take Note of The Following:

  • Make sure that your TVET college of choice offers support in your qualification. 
  • Apply for admission during Unisa’s application period via your TVET college or via Unisa.

UNISA Higher Certificate in Social Auxiliary Work Registration

Unisa will send the necessary information about registration dates and the registration process to all successful applicants who have confirmed their acceptance of Unisa’s offer.

UNISA Higher Certificate in Social Auxiliary Work Curriculum / Modules

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