About Training in South Africa
A bit about our beautiful South Africa
Stunning, sunny, friendly South Africa has consistently been listed as one of the top places in the world to visit. South Africa’s rich cultural history and diversity, along with its’ awe-inspiring natural beauty and friendly rainbow nation, make for
The exchange rate to US Dollars, British Pounds and Euro’s makes this a favourite destination for visitors from overseas.
Training standards in South Africa are of the highest quality, and the country boasts some of the best training professionals in the world. More and more organisations are realising the advantages of running education programmes in South Africa.
From pristine beaches and Table Mountain to Big 5 Safari’s in the unspoilt wilderness, from rich, luscious Cape Winelands to the mystical Drakensberg, from serene, peaceful villages to exciting nightlife in big, world class cities… South Africa has a myriad of gems to offer. We look forward to welcoming you to our South Africa,
Please see the following links for more information about travel in South Africa:
TravelStart for information about flights, accommodation and
TripAdvisor for some of the best hotels, guest houses and bed
and breakfast destinations in South Africa
Thompsons Travel for booking your travel through a reputable travel
Guide to South Africa for some general information
about travel in South Africa
Getaway Magazine for some interesting articles about South Africa
About SASTAS Training and Events
Training Courses are accredited by the International Association for Sandplay Therapy (AST) and certain courses grant CPD hours from the University of Pretoria.
All Certified Sandplay Therapy Training organised by SASTAS, are administered by Dr Celia van Wyk*, founder of SASTAS. These
training courses are presented by various specialists in the field, such as Barbara Turner** (PhD), Eunice Stagg (M.A.), Celia van Wyk (PhD) and others, who regularly visit South Africa to present training.
Please see our list of events on our Training Page.
The Sandplay courses in South Africa are intended for licensed psychologists, social workers, counsellors, occupational therapists, art therapists, play therapists, mental health clinicians and graduate and postgraduate students of psychology or mental health. Some training courses may also be applicable to other professions - please check the requirements for each course.