Course content

  • Overview of community development
  • The entry-level community development practitioner at work
  • Relevant contexts
  • Everyday terms and concepts
  • Legal and regulatory framework
  • Important "actors" in community development
  • Taking our-"selves" into the community development process
  • The "process-project" continuum
  • Elements and phases of a "wise/good" process/project
  • Important values, ethics and principles


Target audience:

This 5-day introductory level course is particularly suited to community representatives working towards positive change and transformation in their respective communities; representatives from non-profit sector (NGOs, NPOs, CBOs, NPCs); government officials working closely with communities; social entrepreneurs; corporate social investment/responsibility staff.

Course dates:

* Date to be confirmed

* Minimum number of 10 learners required to run the course

Course Duration & Time:

  • 5 days  - (8am - 4pm)

Course fee:

  • R3000 per delegate (community members, non-profit sector, students).

    R4500 per delegate (Government, Corporate)

Banking details:

Standard Bank

Account number - 080263011

Branch code - 050417

Kindly contact Debbie Mattheus for reference number -



Contact information
Ms Debbie Mattheus
Training Co-ordinator
Tel: 060 369 9512