Disability Services Officers work in a range of adult service units that provide education and community access to people with intellectual, physical, social and emotional disabilities.
To become a Disability Services Officer in South Africa, you will typically need the following qualifications:
You will need a NSC / NC(V) certificate or National Senior Certificate for Adults (NASCA) or HEQSF level 4 equivalent qualification.
Requirements for entry into tertiary education programmes differ for each educational institution.
Qualifying for post-graduate courses also differ but are largely dependent on having obtained a Bachelor degree.
Once qualified, you will be able to work at a range of places that provide education and community access to people with intellectual, physical, social and emotional disabilities.
University of Cape Town (Higher Certificate in Disability Practise:
University of Cape Town (Postgraduate Diploma in Disability Studies):
University of Stellenbosch (Postgraduate Diploma in Disability and Rehabilitation):
UNISA: (Post Graduate Diploma in Disability Studies):