South African Council For Social Services Professions SACSSP

By | January 22, 2020

All persons who practice any of the social service professions that falls under the auspices of the South African Council for Social Service Professions are obliged to register with the South African Council for Social Service Professions and renew their registration annually through the payment of annual fees as prescribed by the Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978. Failure to do so constitutes a criminal offence.

 Currently the South African Council for Social Service Professions is responsible to regulate the following professions:

  • Social work (social workers, social auxiliary workers, student social workers and student social auxiliary workers)
  • Child and youth care work (child and youth care workers, auxiliary child and youth care workers, student child and youth care workers and student auxiliary child and youth care workers)

Requirements And Criteria To Register As A Social Worker In South Africa

Social Workers

The Regulations regarding the registration of social workers spells out the details pertaining to requirements and criteria for the registration of social workers. Download it here.

Social Auxiliary Workers

The Regulations regarding the registration of social auxiliary workers and the holding of disciplinary inquiries spells out the details pertaining to requirements and criteria for the registration of social auxiliary workers. Download it here.

Students social workers

The Regulations regarding the registration of student social workers and the holding of disciplinary inquiries spells out the details pertaining to requirements and criteria for the registration of student social workers. Download it here.

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Student social auxiliary workers

The Regulations regarding the registration of social auxiliary workers and the holding of disciplinary inquiries spells out the details pertaining to requirements and criteria for the registration of student social auxiliary workers. Download it here.

Registration Fees

Fees Payable

Please direct registration related enquiries to regtemp7@sacssp.co.za

Registration and annual fees

Download the Regulations relating to the fees payable by social workers, child and youth care workers, social auxiliary workers, auxiliary child and youth care workers, student social workers and student child and youth care workers here.

Contact Details

37 Annie Botha Ave
Riviera
Pretoria
0084

012 356 8300 | 012 356 8400