Child and Youth Care Training

Child and Youth care Training Course

PASCAP Trust is the only accredited training provider that ensures practical workplace exposure specifically relating to after school care. This practical workplace exposure, coupled with current theoretical knowledge on child and youth care work, sets PASCAP Trust as the best-positioned training provider to successfully equip inexperienced, emerging or aspiring child and youth care workers.

This qualification in Child and Youth Care Work is an accredited entry‐level qualification for those who want to enter the field as a potential career. It builds on practical skills and community‐based learning. It is valuable for those who are working in the field without formal recognition or those who need to improve their skill sets. It is suitable for persons working with children and youth in various risk contexts or persons working with children and youth in marginalised, vulnerable communities, both rural and urban areas.

Help Desk

Since its initiation in 2010, PASCAP's After School Care Provincial Help Desk has assisted over 100 After School Care programmes in disadvantaged areas across the Western Cape.  This programme offers a comprehensive service to after schools serving low-income communities. Services include individual mentoring, training, and materials and programme development.

The Help Desk offers its services not only to emerging after school care programmes but to established projects as well. The Help Desk is aligned with the Children’s Act ensuring that participants understand compliance and basic operational procedures.

Help Desk currently offers the following workshops:

  • Put Ideas into Action Training
  • Health and Safety Policy Workshops
  • First Aid Training
  • Literacy Development
  • Programme Planning and Development
  • Creating an Individual Youth Profile
  • Starting an After School Care Training Course

To apply for Child and Youth Care training or Help Desk training workshop, please send us a request on