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Career profile: Police officer

Career profile: Police officer

By Nico Strydom The South African Police Service (SAPS) offers careers in various fields, either as a police officer or as a civilian employee. According to the SAPS, police officers are appointed in terms of the South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act 68 of 1995). Civilian employees are appointed  … Read more

A Guide To Qualify As A...

A Guide To Qualify As A Chartered Accountant Of South Africa

By Anja van den Berg From cutting-edge technology companies to global financial centres, accountancy firms and government bodies, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant of South Africa CA(SA) is your passport to success. If you have an entrepreneurial streak, chartered accountancy also offers the perfect foundation for starting your own business.  … Read more

How to qualify and practice as...

How to qualify and practice as a psychologist in SA

By Anja van den Berg The Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA) recently reported that South Africa suffers a significant shortage of psychologists.  Moreover, in a violent country like South Africa, the dire shortage of psychologists in the public sector is very worrying. According to Prof Tholene Sodi, PsySSA president-elect  … Read more

How to highlight your talents in...

How to highlight your talents in a job interview

By Anja van den Berg Great interviews are all about selling yourself to an employer.  Naturally, this means highlighting your achievements.  But when you’re in the hot seat, do you suddenly get bashful and worry that you’ll sound like a big bragger when talking about your career or academic accomplishments?  … Read more

The five most powerful questions to...

The five most powerful questions to ask at networking events

By Anja van den Berg Strong professional relationships are resources that can give you a competitive advantage in the 21st century, and one of the best ways to build professional relationships is via networking events. Your goal at a networking event is to make yourself memorable – without talking about  … Read more


The Helping Hand Career Guidance Programme aims to provide an affordable career guidance service regarding subject choices and career choices to Afrikaans speaking young people across the country. I provide a professional guidance service to young people so that they may acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure that they will be able to make an informed decision about their future. Tertiary education is expensive. Therefore, professional career guidance really is sensible.

What does the offer entail?

Various packages are available. Each package has been compiled to address individual needs. Individual and group tests are performed in your community. Enlist a group of ten learners in your community or school that want to be tested and contact us for an appointment.

What does the offer include?

  • Informal discussion with parents and child before the evaluation;
  • The Evaluation;
  • Evaluation takes about 1 ½ – 2 hours, depending on the number of tests included in the session;
  • How many test are included in the session;
  • Professional report;
  • Feedback session.

Includes aptitude, interest and personality tests. Here the focus is choosing the right subjects for the career path that the child might want to follow after school.

Cost: R700

Includes conducting aptitude, interest and personality tests. Here the focus strongly falls on the child’s career choice. Possibilities and options for the future are examined in terms of the child’s skills, academic performance in school, values, vocation and subjects.

Cost: R900

Includes conducting aptitude, interest and personality tests. Strengths and skills are highlighted and possible options, opportunities for study or future training are outlined.

Cost: R800



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UNIVERSITIES & TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

Noord-Wes

North-West University T: 018 299 2601
F: 018 299 2603
www.nwu.ac.za navrae@nwu.ac.za
Potchefstroom Akademie T: 018 294 9030
F: 012 293 1991
www.potchacademy.co.za info@potchacademy.co.za

Limpopo

University of Limpopo T: 015 268 2140
F: 015 267 0142
www.ul.ac.za
University of Venda T: 015 962 8000
F: 015 962 4742
www.univen.ac.za communications.marketing@univen.ac.za

Gauteng

Tshwane University of Technology T: 012 382 5911
F: 012 382 5422
www.tut.ac.za general@tut.ac.za
University of Pretoria T: 012 420 4111
F: 012 420 4530
www.up.ac.za
University of South Africa T: 012 429 3111
F: 012 429 2565
www.unisa.ac.za
University of Johannesburg T: 011 489 3000
F: 011 489 2260
www.uj.ac.za
University of the Witwatersrand T: 011 717 1102
F: 011 339 8215
www.wits.ac.za webmaster@wits.ac.za
Vaal University of Technology T: 016 950 9214/5
F: 016 950 9800
www.vut.ac.za reception@vut.ac.za
Afrikaanse Protestante Akademie T: 012 344 3960
F: 012 344 5480
www.apa.ac.za info@apa.ac.za
Centurion Akademie T: 012 648 9700
F: 012 648 9763
www.ca.ac.za info@ca2000.co.za
Damelin T: 031 251 9300
F: 031 208 5822
www.damelin.co.za deg@damelin.co.za
Inscape Design Collage T: 011 327 2002
F: 011 447 7054
www.inscape.co.za admin@inscape.co.za
Milpark Business School T: 011 718 4010
F: 086 639 7622
www.milpark.co.za info@milpark.co.za
Open Window T: 012 648 9200/1
F: 012 665 0253
www.openwindow.co.za Elfriede@openwindow.co.za
Akademia T:F: www.akademia.ac.za navrae@akademia.ac.za
AROS T: 012 332 3228
F: 086 718 4911
www.aros.co.za info@aros.co.za

Wes-kaap

Cape Peninsula University of Technology T: 021 959 6230
F: 021 951 5617
Universiteit Stellenbosch T: 021 808 4654/2721
F: 021 808 3714
www.sun.ac.za
University of Cape Town T: 021 650 2105/6
F: 021 650 5100
www.uct.ac.za
University of the Western Cape T: 021 959 2911
F: 021 959 2973
www.uwc.ac.za

Oos-kaap

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University T: 041 504 1111
F: 041 504 2574
www.nmmu.ac.za
Rhodes University T: 046 603 8148
F: 046 622 8444
www.ru.ac.za
University of Fort Hare T: 040 602 2016
F: 040 653 1338
www.ufh.ac.za
Walter Sisulu University T: 047 502 2200
F: 047 502 2970
www.wsu.ac.za

Vrystaat

Central University of Technology T: 051 507 3911
F: 051 507 3310
www.cut.ac.za
Universiteit van die Vrystaat T: 051 401 2114
F: 051 401 3669
www.ufs.ac.za info@ufs.ac.za

KwaZulu-Natal

Mangosuthu University of Technology T: 031 907 7111
F: 031 906 5470
www.mut.ac.za
Durban University of Technology T: 031 373 2411
F: 031 373 2011
www.dut.ac.za info@dut.ac.za
University of KwaZulu-Natal T: 031 2602227
F: 031 262 2192
www.ukzn.ac.za enquiries@ukzn.ac.za
University of Zululand T: 035 902 6000
F: 035 902 6601
www.unizulu.ac.za
Damelin T: 031 251 9300
F: 031 208 5822
www.damelin.co.za deg@damelin.co.za

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