West Coast Community Development face to face learners

CONGRATULATIONS TO CEFA’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT e-LEARNERS & WEST COAST COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FACE-TO-FACE LEARNERS WITH THEIR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATES! CEFA would like to congratulate our Community Development e-Learners and West Coast face-to- face learners who received their Community Development NQF Level 5 certificates! Well done with this wonderful achievement! You showed courage and endurance with the […]

Community Development e-Learners

CONGRATULATIONS TO CEFA’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT e-LEARNERS & WEST COAST COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FACE-TO-FACE LEARNERS WITH THEIR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATES! CEFA would like to congratulate our Community Development e-Learners and West Coast face-to- face learners who received their Community Development NQF Level 5 certificates! Well done with this wonderful achievement! You showed courage and endurance with the completion of […]

SAW 2020 January Vasco 1 – Cycle 3

Feedback from CEFA facilitator Ibtisaam Peck regarding SAW 2020 January Vasco 1 intake The learners in the group came from various areas in the Western Cape, most of who reside in the city areas. The dynamics in the group were amicable and the learners had good relationships with one another. There were a few that […]

2021 February Vasco Intake

2021 February Vasco Intake, Cycle 3 Facilitator – Stelsia Krynauw One of the modules in Cycle 3 is Project Management. The first step of the Project Management module is to identify the issue or problem in the community that needs to be addressed. Learners had group discussions during which they identified issues faced by their […]

2020 January Khayelitsha Intake

Resistance Creates Stronger Steel. Cycle 3 has repeated a theme that the Khayelitsha intake has experienced since cycle 1. What started as a simple 10months qualification in social auxiliary work and turned out to be a test of persistence, mental agility and determination. When I reflect on my student’s journey in these trying times of […]

Feedback from CEFA Facilitator May 2021 Intake – E-learning Course

“I am a new facilitator for CEFA, and was therefore as new to the E-learning platform as my learners were. With thanks to the wonderful guidance of Henning Lubbe, who is part of CEFA’s technical team, I quickly became confident with the platform and can now navigate my way around it quite easily. I am […]

Perseverance paid off for the Social Auxiliary Workers from Kheth’Impilo

The opportunity to follow their dream of becoming Social Auxiliary Workers didn’t come easy for 17 learners of the not-for-profit organization, Kheth’Impilo, situated in Nelson Mandela Bay. These young people grabbed the opportunity with both hands when their employer contracted Continuing Education for Africa (CEFA) to train their employees in their workplace. Because CEFA is […]

2021 August e-LEARNING

2021 August Vasco

2021 May e-LEARNING

2021 February e-LEARNING

2021 February Vasco

2020 October e-LEARNING

2020 September Western Cape

2020 March Kimberley CYC Intake

2020 March Kimberley

2020 February Gauteng

2020 January Vasco & Khayelitsha

2019 July Goodwood

Graduation day 11 September 2020

CEFA held 2 certificate ceremonies on Friday 11 September 2020. A total of 65 learners attended the ceremony. Advocate Alvira Bezuidenhout acted as guest speaker and handed out the certificates to learners. She delivered a powerful message and motivated learners to seek support and to continue their educational journey despite very challenging times. She reminded […]

Social workers are an untapped resource to address the psychosocial effects of Covid-19

Reade article >> https://mg.co.za/article/2020-04-13-social-workers-are-an-untapped-resource-to-address-the-psychosocial-effects-of-covid-19/

Heritage day

Many use the day as an opportunity to express their pride in their culture and origins. The philosophy of “unity in diversity” will be displayed through the myriad traditional attires that will be on show on the day. In this way, this day is more of a showcase of our differences than it is of […]

Open day at the Noluthando School of the deaf in Khayelitsha on 30 April 2019

CEFA OPEN DAY 2019: The first annual CEFA Open Day event was held on Tuesday 30th of April 2019. Mfesane and CEFA participated for the first time with tremendous success, judging by the incredible numbers of prospective learners and people visiting the campus in general and the center in particular. This event presents an ideal […]

Child and Youth Care Work – March 2019 DSD Tshwane Intake

Child and Youth Care Work – March 2019 DSD Johannesburg Intake

Community Development – March 2019 West Coast College Intake

Community Development – February 2019 e-LEARNING National Intake

Social Auxiliary Work – February 2019 Vasco Intake

Social Auxiliary Work – February 2019 Goodwood Intake

Forensic Report Writing – Kwanobuhle Outreach Centre and DSD Eastern Cape – November 2018

Social Auxiliary Work – July 2018 Port Elizabeth Intake

Social Auxiliary Work – July 2018 Vasco Intake

Social Auxiliary Work – July 2018 Goodwood Intake

Kheth’Impilo Aids Free Living Social Auxiliary Work – July 2018

Social Auxiliary Work – February 2018 Goodwood Intake

Social Auxiliary Work – February 2018 Vasco Intake

Community Development – February 2018 e-LEARNING National Intake

Community Development – January 2018 Limpopo Waterberg Intake

Community Development – January 2018 Limpopo Sekhukhune Intake

Community Development – January 2018 Limpopo Vhembe Intake

Community Development – January 2018 Limpopo Mopani Intake

Community Development – January 2018 Limpopo Capricorn Intake

Commemorating Mandela Day

Cefa’s Dillo Veldsman commemorating Mandela Day. No act is too small, as Madiba often reminded us with his life and words, “it is in our hands to make the world a better place”

Community Development professionalization

Today (8 February 2018) a very important meeting in the history of Community Development in South Africa took place in Cape Town. The event was hosted by the Cornerstone Institute and served as an outreach for professionalization. More than 200 delegates from the social services sector across the Western Cape and other provinces gathered for […]

About the person who started it all

The Hawston “BE THE DIFFERENCE” project is the end result of one community member who decided to take the bull by the horns and DO SOMETHING! Carol Gillion, a well-known and much loved member of the Hawston community understands the complex realities of unemployed youths in a secluded environment with limited resources. Carol has been […]

Social Auxiliary Work – August 2017 Gauteng Intake

Training commenced on 14 August 2017 and will be completed by 8 November 2018. The facilitator is Juliet Carter

Social Auxiliary Work – July 2017 Goodwood Intake

Training commenced on 10 July 2017 and will be completed by 13 September 2018. The facilitator is Rosaline Claasens

Social Auxiliary Work – July 2017 Vasco Intake

Training commenced on 10 July 2017 and will be completed by 13 September 2018. The facilitator is Marietjie van den Heever

Hawston project

A group of very special young people from Hawston were selected to attend a successful three day Life Skills training course offered by CEFA. The project is sponsored by the Johann & Gaynor Rupert Foundation and took place from 21st March until 24th March. The Hawston Secondary School was kind enough to offer the venue […]

News Flash

Due to great demand CEFA will now offer training in Potchefstroom, Johannesburg and/or Pretoria starting with the July 2017 intake. Please note: our next Open Day will be in Potchefstroom in May 2017. Persons interested can contact the FAMSA Potchefstroom office and speak to Marietha Oelofse, 018 293 2272 or you can contact CEFA directly […]

Certificate Ceremony For Social Auxiliary Worker Learners: 26 May 2017

Dear CEFA learners, For clarity and to prevent any misunderstandings please read this following attentively: CEFA is proud to announce that our certificate ceremony will take place on Friday, 26 May 2017. We are hereby inviting all Social Auxiliary Work learners who have been successfully verified and found competent to attend. For more clarity on […]

CEFA learners celebrate awards

CEFA takes pride in congratulating all our Social Auxiliary Work learners who were awarded certificates during the glorious ceremony which took place on 26th May 2017 in Vasco. The keynote speaker was Dr Marcel Londt, Head of the Department Social Work at the University of the Western Cape and was also attended by the HWSETA […]

Hawston Project (Module 4)

The fourth and final Module of the “Be the Difference” Programme was presented from 8 to 10 May 2017 in Hawston. Students were encouraged to think out of the box and to explore small business opportunities. The basic fundamentals of entrepreneurship were introduced to the group and they were able to dig deeper into the […]

News from our Hawston project: Community Life

A peaceful Easter weekend was followed by a week of hard work, tears and laughter and inspirational stories of hope in Hawston. From April 18 to 22, the students from the “Be the Difference”- project completed their third module sponsored by the Johann & Gaynor Rupert Foundation. CEFA facilitated the module with its focus on […]

“Be the Difference” Programme

(Sponsored by Johann & Gaynor Rupert Foundation) Teaching from personal experience is probably one of the most powerful methods of conveying important life lessons to others. Our group of students attending the “Be the Difference” Programme in Hawston was recently blown away by guest speaker, Riaan Stoffels, who came to share his incredible life story. […]

Hawston Project (Module 2)

From 27 to 30 March 2017 our group of Hawston students came together for Module 2 of the “Be the Difference” Programme sponsored by the Johann & Gaynor Rupert Foundation and presented by CEFA. Over the four days they learned more about writing a professional CV, preparing for a job interview, goalsetting, time management and […]

Hawston project

A group of very special young people from Hawston were selected to attend a successful three day Life Skills training course offered by CEFA. The project is sponsored by the Johann & Gaynor Rupert Foundation and took place from 21st March until 24th March. The Hawston Secondary School was kind enough to offer the venue […]

Social Auxiliary Work – January 2017 Elsies River Intake

Training commenced on 11 January 2017 and will be completed by 31 January 2018. The facilitator is Selna van Staden

Social Auxiliary Work – January 2017 Goodwood Intake

Training commenced on 11 January 2017 and will be completed by 31 January 2018. The facilitator is Stelsia Krynauw

Social Auxiliary Work – January 2017 Vasco Intake

Training commenced on 11 January 2017 and will be completed by 31 January 2018. The facilitator is Marietjie van den Heever

Social Auxiliary Work – January 2017 Intake

CEFA welcomes all new learners who registered on 11 January for the Social Auxiliary Work programme. We wish you best of luck with your studies!

Word of welcome from the CEO

On behalf of myself and the entire CEFA team, it is my privilege to extend a big welcome to the Social Auxiliary Work January 2017 intake. As a Social Worker I love the following phrase which I once saw on the internet, and which is for me, true of every one who embarks on the […]

Seasons greetings

The Festive season is a time for families and friends to be together, to share experiences, aspirations, memories, trials and triumphs. It is also a time when we look back on everything that has been achieved over the past year. I am extremely proud of the incredible commitment from all CEFA staff and associates during […]

Evaluation of a Social Auxiliary Worker training program

Richard Matanda, a Congolese citizen who completed his Master’s Thesis at UWC under the supervision of dr Charlene Erasmus with the title “A formative implementation evaluation of a Social Auxiliary Worker (SAW) training program”. This theory-based evaluation has been conducted with an improvement-orientated purpose on the CEFA SAW training. For CEFA this study was very […]

Cefa and partners launches RPL pilot project

Last year CEFA entered into a partnership to launch a RPL Pilot project for the Community Development NQF Level 5 qualification. Our partners are the Community Development Professionalisation Steering Committee (CDPSC), the Department of Social Development, Gauteng and BP Developments (currently one of only a few registered RPL centres registered against the New RPL policy). […]

Save the date: 30 September 2016

Upcoming Certificate Ceremony This Certificate Ceremony is for private learners of the Jan/July 2014 intakes as well as all other previous intakes

Certificate Ceremony of 30 Sept 2016 postponed to March 2017

Due to several requests CEFA has decided to postpone the 30th September 2016 Certificate Ceremony until March 2017

Social Auxiliary Work – July 2016 Elsies River Intake

Training commenced in July 2016 and will be completed by 31 July 2017. The facilitators are Emma Francis and Selna van Staden

Social Auxiliary Work – July 2016 Goodwood Intake

Training commenced in July 2016 and will be completed by 31 July 2017. The facilitator is Monica Theron

Social Auxiliary Work – July 2016 Postmasburg Intake

Training commenced in July 2016 and will be completed by 31 July 2017. The facilitator is Michelle Fitzpatrick

Certificate ceremony: July 2014 intake

(this also applies to learners from earlier intakes) You are hereby notified that the CERTIFICATE CEREMONY scheduled for 10 March 2016 is postponed. The date was scheduled subject to a minimum amount of learners attending and most learners indicated that September 2016 will suite them better. Learners will be notified when the certificates arrive from […]

Siyabonga Care Village Learnership

On the pictures appear learners from the Siyabonga Care Village Learnership group. 25 learners are enrolled for the Social Auxiliary Work NQF Level 4 (23993) Learnership at Siyabonga Care in Vredenburg. Training commenced on 11 January 2016 and is due for completion no later than April 2017. Most of the learners enrolled for this course […]

Social Auxiliary Work – January 2016 Elsies River Intake

Training commenced in January 2016 and will be completed by 31 January 2017. The facilitators are Selna van Staden and Stelsia Krynauw

Social Auxiliary Work – January 2016 Goodwood Intake

Training commenced in January 2016 and will be completed by 31 January 2017. The facilitator is Stelsia Krynauw

Social Auxiliary Work – January 2016 Vredenburg Intake

Training commenced in January 2016 and will be completed by 31 January 2017. The facilitator is Wouda Hanekom

Seasons greetings from the Chief Executive Officer of CEFA

I am blessed to take this opportunity to wish all CEFA staff, facilitators, moderators, volunteers, donors, partners and their families and friends a very happy Christmas season and a peaceful and successful New Year. This message applies equally to all our learners; your success makes our efforts worthwhile. I am extremely proud of the incredible […]

Community Development for Masupatsela Youth Pioneers

This year started on a very exiting note for the Masupatsela Youth Pioneers from the Department of Social Development, Limpopo, when they registered for the Level 5 Community Development qualification. The picture was taken on registration day. Facing the camera is one of the CEFA facilitators, Geduld (Dillo) Veldsman. This exciting new community development profession […]

Community Development Professionalisation Steering Committee Newsletter

If you would like to learn more about the Community Development Professionalisation Steering Committee (CDPSC), visit their website at www.cdpsc.co.za. You can also read about the RPL Pilot Partnership between the CDPSC, BP Developments, DSD Gauteng province and CEFA by visiting: www.cdpsc.co.za/newsletter.htm

VERIFICATION NOTIFICATION

Competent learners of the following intakes will be up for verification on 30 July 2015: • November 2013 Intake WELKOM • November 2013 Intake BETHLEHEM • January 2014 Intake CAPE TOWN • January 2014 Intake UPINGTON • January 2012 Intake RANDFONTEIN • January 2013 Intake GIYANI Please note that ONLY learners found competent can be […]

Social Auxiliary Work – July 2015 Elsies River Intake

Training commenced in July 2015 and will be completed by 31 July 2015. The facilitator is Stelsia Krynauw.

Social Auxiliary Work – July 2015 Goodwood Intake

Training commenced in July 2015 and will be completed by 31 July 2016. The facilitator is Masifunde Training.

Social Auxiliary Work – July 2015 Easter Cape Intake

Training commenced in July 2015 and will be completed by 31 July 2016. The facilitator is Diana Kitshoff.

Community Development Professionalisation Steering Committee

Extracted from the July newsletter of The Community Development Professionalisation Steering Committee (CDPSC). Visit: www.cdpsc.co.za/newsletter.htm CDPSC realized that several matters must start this year if we wish to achieve professional status. We needed to start with each outstanding deliverable irrespective of how small-scale the start might be. The CDPSC decided to start with the first […]

CEFA cares

CEFA is appealing to all our students, graduates, mentors and friends to open their hearts to our fire fighting teams this week. CEFA’s offices in Wellington will be an open drop-off point this week for any donations (no cash) to the fire fighters on the Cape mountains. Our offices are situated at: 47 Bain Street […]

Social Auxiliary Work – March 2015 Bloemfontein Intake

Training in Bloemfontein commenced in March 2015 and will be completed by 31 March 2016. The facilitator is Hendrien de Klerk.

Social Auxiliary Work – March 2015 Cape Town Intake

Training commenced in March 2015 and will be completed by 31 March 2016. The facilitator is Monica Theron.

Social Auxiliary Work – March 2015 Gauteng Westbury Intake 1

Training commenced in March 2015 and will be completed by 31 March 2016. The facilitator is Diana Kitshoff.

Social Auxiliary Work – March 2015 Gauteng Westbury Intake 2

Training commenced in March 2015 and will be completed by 31 March 2016. The facilitator is Sallvon Fransman.

Newsletter February/March 2015

Help yourself by helping others. Growth and Development The year started in a rush – and the pace is quickening! All the programmes which started in January are well on their way; preparation for the intake on 2nd March 2015 is up to speed; we look forward to seeing you. As we reported last month, […]

Important Notification: Issuing of Certificates

Notification for Social Auxiliary Workers: July 2013 intake. We wish to inform learners who started their Social Auxiliary Work training in July 2013 that their results were verified on 9 December 2014. We are awaiting the endorsement of the programme by the HWSETA. This process is entirely managed by the particular SETA. Once the ETQA […]

HWSETA Certificate of Accreditation

CEFA is proud to announce its third successive term as an Education and Training Provider with at the HWSETA!

Social Auxiliary Work – January 2015 Elsies River Intake

Training in Elsies River commenced in January 2015 and will be completed by 31 January 2016. The facilitator is Stelsia Krynauw.

FREE CPD workshop for Social Workers

22 January 2015 | BLOEMFONTEIN Topic: Everything you need to know about CPD (3 CPD points) In celebration of CEFA’s 10th anniversary, CEFA is offering Social Workers the opportunity to earn FREE CPD points. CPD Points: 3 points on completion Date: 22 January 2014 Time: 09:00 for registration | 09:30 – 12:30 Venue: APD Free […]

Love your teacher – a key to your future.

Growth and Development From all of us here at CEFA we wish everyone a successful 2015 – may it be a year of progress and success. For us at CEFA the year started in a rush, with a last minute spate of enquiries after the release of the matric results – especially about our Social […]

Calling all Facilitators | Community Development

CEFA is launching the qualification in Community Development offered at NQF Level 5. The first programme will be presented in Gauteng while there is a wide spread interest in the rest of the country. The programme lasts 18 months and consists of a combination of theoretical and practical training. CEFA is looking for suitably qualified […]

Seasons greetings to you!

Looking back over 2014, it has been a stunning year! I am grateful for this opportunity to wish all CEFA staff, facilitators, moderators, volunteers, donors, partners and their families and friends a joyful and blessed Christmas season and a peaceful and successful New Year. This message applies equally to all our learners; your success makes […]

Calling all Facilitators

Community Development CEFA is launching the qualification in Community Development offered at NQF Level 5. The first programme will be presented in Gauteng while there is a wide spread interest in the rest of the country. The programme lasts 18 months and consists of a combination of theoretical and practical training. CEFA is looking for […]

Important notification for Social Auxiliary Workers: July 2013 intake

By law CEFA is not allowed to issue Social Auxiliary Work certificates, only the Health and Welfare SETA (HWSETA) has the authority to do so. This is in your own interest because the reason for the process is to protect your profession by preventing fraud and corruption. It is important that candidates understand the entire […]

CEFA Newsletter | October & November 2014

Ethics, discipline and practical training add up to a better life for all. Growth & Development As in previous months, October has been characterised by enquiries about training programmes offered by CEFA. Prospective applicants have all expressed a passion to work with people and a keenness to make a difference in the lives of people. […]

Important Notification: Issuing of Certificates

CEFA takes pleasure in informing learners who were registered for the Social Auxiliary Work qualification and verified in July 2014, that their certificates are available at the CEFA offices in Wellington. Should you wish to collect your certificate please contact CEFA at 021 873 3998.

CEFA Newsletter | August & September 2014

A team is stronger than the sum of the people in it. Growth & Development The past two months have been hectic, with ‘all hands on deck’ managing constructively the challenges faced. Once more the values of CEFA’s teamwork have been amply demonstrated, not least through the HWSETA monitoring and evaluation visit – and in […]

CEFA Newsletter | July 2014

Good communication skills are an essential element in education. GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT Education is currently under the spotlight; with emphasis on matric pass rates and the values of mathematics and language. Developing a better life for all depends on unlocking human capital – and that depends on education. We need to grow our minds – […]

CEFA Newsletter | June 2014

GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT With the May General Election done and dusted, we are now well on track with continuing delivery of top class, practical, education that benefits our communities – ranging from Social Auxiliary Workers (SAWs) through Community Development (CommDev: at NQF Level 5) to Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Our outreach is growing all the […]

CEFA’s 10th Birthday Ten years of life changing training

What better time than in Social Development Month to celebrate our first ten years of bringing practical, educational training to the upwardly mobile, socially responsible people who look for it and need it. Continuing Education for Africa (CEFA) started life just ten years ago, in Wellington in the Western Cape – next door to the […]

Newsletter | April 2014

A good education is the best way out of poverty. GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT The people of South Africa’s communities need good, practical education in the ways to gain a better life. CEFA’s workplace oriented theory based training programmes measure up to the needs of those who seek to contribute to changing and advancing our communities. […]

Community Development

Career Building in a New Profession South Africa’s growth and strength need social cohesion – and that comes through community development. But what do they mean? In line with the National Development Plan: Vision 2030 (NDP), social cohesion brings people together through coordinating lives in mutual cooperation – economically, socially, in health and in education; […]

Amia Oosthuizen appointed as Manager: Administration & Systems

We congratulate Ms Amia Oosthuizen on her appointment as Manager: Administration & Systems as of 1st April 2014. Having joined CEFA on 1st April 2013 as Acting Manager, when she took over from Ms Jenny Bodenstein, Amia has proven to be a valuable member of our management team.

CEFA in KZN | 25 – 31 March 2014

The CEFA team is in the KZN South Coast region this week. Call or text Marchane for more information on our brand new qualification Community Development (NQF Level 5 ) or Social Auxiliary Work (NQF Level 4). Cell phone: 082 972 3824.

CEFA Newsletter | March 2014

Seek common ground with others – rather than look for differences. GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT All people in every community, in every country, need to develop and grow towards a better life; South Africa is no exception. Either we move forward, or we go backwards; the laws of physics do not like us to stand still. […]

Social Auxilliary Work – January 2014 Intake

Training in Cape Town commenced on 13 January 2014 and will be completed by 31 January 2015. The facilitators are Stelsia Krynauw and Annelie Terblanche.

Training in Upington commenced on 13 January 2014 and will be completed by 31 January 2015.

The facilitators are Netta Smit.

Oath Ceremony

Our Manager of Teaching & Learning, Dr. Patrick Smith, leading the Oath Ceremony with our January 2014 Intake in the Western Cape. Students from in and around Cape Town starting their process to make their dreams reality in becoming qualified social auxiliaryworkers. Welcome to our new student social auxiliary workers! TEAM CEFA

Intake January 2014 – Upington

A group of 21 very dedicated learners, coming from areas in and around Upington (Keimoes, Northwest, Colesberg, Kenhardt, De Aar, Postmasburg, Vredendal and Kakamas), up to 600km from Upington! Looking forward to walk this new journey with the students from the Northern Cape.

Intake January 2014 – Mitchells Plain

Western Cape intake from July 2013. Participating and working so well together. Facilitated by Stelsia Krynauw, Annelie Terblanche and Wouda Hanekom.

CEFA News

January 2014 To be known as a teacher is a high compliment! GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT A new year – with some old issues carried forward. Let us hope that the development of the social welfare of South Africa’s many peoples will move forward with enhanced meaning. May new opportunities of cooperation and coordination continue to […]

Intake January 2014 – Goodwood

Goodwood class from Cape Town, January 2014 Intake,doing Roleplays as part of their Module 1 theory. A great group with lots of smiles! Facilitated by Stelsia Krynauw, Annelie Terblanche and Wouda Hanekom.

NGO Eastern Cape

Social Auxiliary Worker (SAW) Training in Eastern Cape The SAW learnership training project in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape which ended in 2011 was endorsed successfully by the HWSETA. CEFA assisted 40 learners to successfully complete this training project; it is clear that everybody worked hard and found their training informative and stimulating. Congratulations […]

DSD North West

The “blind fold” group exercise The blindfold group exercise was done during module 4 as part of group work. Learners were all blindfolded and instructed to form a straight line in alphabetical order according to their surnames. This exercise was fun, but also taught learners valuable lessons in group dynamics, participation, cooperation etc. A very […]

Free State Province – Social Auxiliary Work (SAW) Training for the Department of Social Development

For those of you who are new to this field, Social Auxiliary Workers (SAWs) are dedicated people who support those pillars of community welfare and development – the Social Workers. In their provision of social welfare support, SAWs enable Social Workers to do much more than they could do on their own, thereby making them […]

A Field Trip To Malamulele, Limpopo BY LIEZL VAN DER WESTHUIZEN, OPERATIONS MANAGER, CEFA (2011)

I visited our Social Auxiliary Worker (SAW) training programme at Greenfarm in the district of Malamulele, 40 kilometres from Thohoyandou. Whilst there, I went to see some of the different workplaces of our SAW learners. I was interested in finding out how they were getting on, if they considered they were getting good value from […]

The National Council for persons with physical disabilities of South Africa (NCPPDSA) Social Auxiliary Work training in Bloemfontein

NCPPDSA is a NGO with nine Provincial Associations for Persons with Disabilities. This organisation provides support for thousands of clients with varying needs and from diverse groups throughout South Africa. A national priority in South Africa is to address the many social development needs of individuals, families, groups and communities. Social auxiliary work is acknowledged […]

Social development: Northern Cape capacity building training initiative 2010/2011

The Department of Social Development (DoSD) in the Northern Cape Province realises the value of capacity building in the Social Workers and Social Auxiliary Workers (SAWs) who serve the communities of this province. CEFA conducted capacity building training intervention programmes with 3 specific groups.Workshops were conducted with 40 Social Workers from the whole province. These […]

Training for the Free State Department of Health started in Bethlehem on 8 November 2013 and will be completed by 31 December. Facilitator is Elbie Conradie.

Social Auxilliary Work – November 2013 Welkom Intake

Training for the Free State Department of Health started in Welkom on 8 November 2013 and will be completed by 31 December 2013. Facilitator is Hendrien de Klerk.

Intake July 2013 – Mosselbay

Intake July 2013 – Port Shepstone

Situated on the South Coast, a beautiful place called Port Shepstone, 1559km from the Mother City and about 110km from Durban.32 learners from Child Welfare (July 2013 Intake) eagerly got together to start with their first step towards their big dream of becoming social auxiliary workers. Friendly, passionate and loving students with the spirit of […]

Intake July 2013 – Umzinto

“Umzinto is 60km from Durban, nestled between sugar cane and rolling hills. Most of the student reside from the poorer rural areas around Umzinto, but with big warm hearts and an eagerness to learn, overcoming lots of obstacles to turn their dreams into reality. The students are hardworking and willing to learn. From these students […]

Intake July 2013 – White River

Pictured doing a class presentation is Mildred Mabaane from Graskop. The students in the Whiteriver group were recruited from Nelspruit, Graskop, Sabie, Woodhouse and Phumlani. The students are mostly commuinty volunteers who want to get a qualification in the field they are already working in. As adults learning again, different methods were implemented to ensure […]

Social Auxilliary Work – July 2013 Umzinto Intake

July 2013 commenced on the 8th of July 2013. Learners will complete their studies end July 2014. Facilitator is Diana Kitshoff.

Social Auxilliary Work – July 2013 Port Shepstone Intake

July 2013 commenced on the 8th of July 2013. Learners will complete their studies end July 2014. Facilitator is Marchane Janeke.

al Auxilliary Work – July 2013 George Intake

July 2013 commenced on the 8th of July 2013. Learners will complete their studies end July 2014. Facilitator is Monica Myburgh.

Social Auxilliary Work – July 2013 Mosselbay Intake

July 2013 commenced on the 8th ofJuly 2013. Learners will complete their studies end July 2014. Facilitator is Georeen Janse van Rensburg.

Social Auxilliary Work – July 2013 Grabouw plain Intake

July 2013 commenced on the 8th of July 2013. Learners will complete their studies end July 2014. Facilitator is Selna van Staden.

Social Auxilliary Work – July 2013 Mitchells plain Intake

July 2013 commenced on the 8th of July 2013. Learners will complete their studies end July 2014. Facilitators are Stelsia Krynauw and Annelie Terblanche.

Social Auxilliary Work – March 2013 Bloemfontein Intake

Training started on 1 March 2013 and will be completed end March 2014. Facilitator is Carina Nel.

Social Auxilliary Work – January 2013 Worcestor Intake

This intake started on 17 January 2013 and write their final examinations (Summative Case study) on 10 February where after they will be moderated and verified by the HWSETA. Facilitator is Selna van Staden.

Social Auxilliary Work – January 2013 Tsiba (Pinelands) Intake

This intake started on 17 January 2013 and write their final examinations (Summative Case study) on 10 February where after they will be moderated and verified by the HWSETA. Facilitators are Stelsia Krynauw and Annelie Terblanche.

Social Auxilliary Work – January 2013 Edenvale Intake

This intake started on 17 January 2013 and write their final examinations (Summative Case study) on 10 February where after they will be moderated and verified by the HWSETA. Facilitator is Juliet Carter.

Social Auxilliary Work – January 2013 Upington Intake

This intake started on 17 January 2013 and write their final examinations (Summative Case study) on 10 February where after they will be moderated and verified by the HWSETA. Facilitator is Netta Smit.

Social Auxilliary Work – January 2013 Fort Beaufort Intake

This intake started on 17 January 2013 and write their final examinations (Summative Case study) on 10 February where after they will be moderated and verified by the HWSETA. Facilitator is Diana Kitshoff.

Social Auxilliary Work – January 2013 White River Intake

This intake started on 17 January 2013 and write their final examinations (Summative Case study) on 10 February where after they will be moderated and verified by the HWSETA. Facilitator is Belinda Sellers.

Social Auxilliary Work – January 2013 Middelburg Intake

This intake started on 17 January 2013 and write their final examinations (Summative Case study) on 10 February where after they will be moderated and verified by the HWSETA. Facilitator is Keke Stephens.

Social Auxilliary Work – January 2013 Polokwane Intake

This intake started on 17 January 2013 and write their final examinations (Summative Case study) on 10 February where after they will be moderated and verified by the HWSETA. Facilitator is Makkie Legodi.

Social Auxilliary Work – January 2013 Giyani Intake

This intake started on 17 January 2013 and write their final examinations (Summative Case study) on 10 February where after they will be moderated and verified by the HWSETA. Facilitator is Marianne van Tonder.

Intake January 2013 – Fort Beaufort

“These are the most amazing students to me: the students from the Eastern Cape, training in Fort Beaufort. Loving known as my Fort Beaufort Kids(even though some are 10years older than their facilitator!) They travel distances from up to 800km, from the rural areas of Aliwal and Matatiele, just to be in the class and […]

NOTICE: July 2012 Students

EFA is awaiting endorsement from the HWSETA. Please note that, according to law, no Service Provider is allowed to issue Certificates. Should you require an official letter stating that you ‘have successfully completed the course’, please submit your request via email to amia@cefa.co.za. You should include your personal details, including your RSA ID number, to […]

Learner registration has commenced in Upington for SAW training (2011)

Continuing Education for Africa (CEFA) is a Section 21 Not-for-Profit Company, accredited by the HWSETA as a Training Provider. Established in 2004 in Wellington, CEFA opened their Northern Cape Branch in Upington in May 2009. In response to many enquiries from the public, CEFA decided to present a Social Auxiliary Work (SAW) training course in […]