ACCREDITED with QCTO, HWSETA, ETDPSETA
Health Promotion Officer assists health and community groups to improve the health of
individuals and the community by raising awareness of healthy lifestyles, disease and
disability, and other health-related issues.
• NQF Level 1 or equivalent competences in Mathematical Literacy and Communications
• HPOs are employed by health departments or health services located in the
• HPOs work as Aids Educator, Caregiver, Health Promoter, Community Health Worker,
Diabetes Educator, Health Education Officer, Health Educator, Public Health Officer;
Tuberculosis Educator designated project managers, project officers, project
consultants, evaluation and research officers, communication officers.
Further Education and Training Certificate: CYCW – NQF Level 4, 165 Credits
Occupational Certificate: CYCW – NQF Level 5, 190 Credits
The qualification in Child and Youth Care Worker provides for continuous learning and a further career pathing towards NQF Level 6 qualification e.g. National Diploma in Child and Youth Care Work. Child and Youth Care Workers are registered with SACSSP
• Communication Skills at NQF Level 3 or equivalent
• Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3
The qualification in social auxiliary work provides for continuous learning and a further career
pathing towards NQF Level 7 qualification e.g. Bachelor of Social Work.
Social Auxiliary Workers are registered with SACSSP
Entry Requirements (Minimum):
• NQF Level 4 qualification or equivalent
The demand for social auxiliary workers is high and continues to grow. Registered with SACSSP is crucial.
Social Auxiliary Workers can work at any of the following places of employment (NGO, FBO’s, CBO’s and departments where social workers are employed mostly in government.
• Government Departments
• Non-Government Organisation
Upon qualification achievement, formal recognition will enhance their employability and
also provide a means to identify competent
Upon qualification achievement, those who achieve this unit standard will be able to
conduct assessments within their fields of expertise
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