FAQ

For Practitioners

Who must register with the South African Council for Social Service Professions?

Why must I register?

Why do students need to be registered?

What happens if I do not register or do not pay my annual fees?

How much does it cost to register?

What are annual fees?

How much are the annual fees?

By when is annual fees payable?

What happens if I pay late?

How is the fees determined?

Where do I find more information about the fees payable?

When can I expect my receipt and practice card?

What should I do if cannot find my name on a Register?

What is the responsibility of my employers in terms of my registration?

What are my fees used for?

How is Council held accountable for moneys received?

For Employers

What are the responsibilities of employers of social service practitioners?

May I keep a social service practitioner that are required to be registered in employment I he or she is not registered?

Who is responsible for the payment of registration and annual fees?

How can employers support social service practitioners with their registration and payment of fees?

What are the requirements when employers recruit social service practitioners?

How can employers verify whether a social service practitioner is registered?

For Students

Who must register with the South African Council for Social Service Professions?

Why do students need to be registered?

What happens if a student does not register?

How much does it cost to register?

Where do I find more information about the fees payable?

When can I expect my receipt?

What should I do if cannot find my name on a Register?

What is the responsibility of my training institution in terms of my registration?

Also see FAQ: Practitioners for more detailed information

Click here to download a brochure for graduates who are registering after completion of their studies.

For Higher Education Institutions

What are the requirements for the registration of students in terms of the Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978?

Why must students be registered?

What is the responsibility of a higher education institution/ training provider in terms of registration?

What is the impact on the education and training of students who are registered?

How can higher education institution/ training provider verify whether a student is registered?

Click here to download a brochure for graduates who are registering after completion of their studies.

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