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Just Africa Life Skills
PROMOTING HEALTHY DEVELOPMENT Life Skills Coaching, Prep Year, Career Development, Adventure Camps, Team Building Events

In a constantly changing environment, having life skills is an essential part of being able to meet the challenges of everyday life. We help people tap into their full potential and define/achieve their goals for who they want to be and what they want to do.

Why Life Skills?

Learning life skills is necessary to optimize your health and wellbeing.

The Life Skills & Coaching Programs is designed to encourage personal development in children, adolescents and adults and at the same time providing an outlet for stress; learning responsibility and the necessary skills to be successful individuals.

Personal development improves awareness and identity, develop talents and potential, build human capital and facilitate employability, enhance the quality of life and contribute to the realization of dreams and aspirations.

Our Life Skills Courses:

  • Are flexible to accommodate scheduling and training needs.

  • The courses can be done on location or at the Just Africa Life Skills premises in Gordon’s Bay.

  • Individual or group sessions are available.

  • All courses are supported by self-study materials.

How can these Life Skills Courses be implemented?

These courses make great topics for leadership or school camps or any teambuilding activities, life skills day camps or weekend getaways for corporate groups or couples. The courses can be presented on a weekly basis for a set time or condensed into a one-day course. It is designed to be flexible.

These courses can be adapted to the particular age/s of a specific group and group dynamics and are therefore suitable for all ages.

Who can join a Life Skills Course?

Families, couples, children, schools, teams, employees and individuals.

Any person who wishes to improve their lives by doing challenging or worthwhile things will benefit from these courses. Anybody who is interested in personal development, overcoming difficulties or improving relationships.

These courses can be adapted to the particular age/s of a specific group and group dynamics and are therefore suitable for all ages.

Presentation

The presentation of the courses is designed to be insightful and fun, making the process of exploring these topics interesting, taking you on a journey to open your mind to new ideas and possibilities. This process can include demonstrations, activities, questionnaires, games, tasks etcetera, making the courses interactive and enjoyable. A platform is hereby created where individuals feel safe to communicate, share and explore while enjoying themselves.

Contact us for a tailor-made package for your school, institution, company, family or for an individual.

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Course Prices

The course prices will vary greatly according to your specific needs such as group size or individual coaching sessions, venue and if you want to combine course topics or focus on one course.

Contact us for a tailor-made package for your school, institution, company, family or for an individual.

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Group or individual classes dealing with stress, conflict, communication etc...
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Preparation

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Not sure what you should do after matriculating? Invest in yourself.
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Adventure

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The idea of challenging yourself is one of the pillars of personal development. By challenging yourself, you grow as a person and you learn to trust yourself more.
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Development

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This program offers a young person the opportunity to develop their PADI Scuba Diving career, doing various courses including our special Life Skills Courses, and gaining practical work experience.
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Prep Year

Take a Year to develop yourself on a personal, mental, physical and spiritual level. Gain experience doing various courses, tours, and volunteer work.

This year is jam-packed with amazing courses and experiences to help you Grow Personally and to Find your Passion.

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We understand that the pandemic had financial implications for many people, and we would like to offer students the great opportunity to join our Prep Year next year in spite of that.

Frequently Asked Questions

about the Prep Year
What is the difference between a GAP Year and a PREPARATION Year?
When people hear GAP year, they usually conclude that you are taking a year off. A Preparation Year in contrast to this is a program designed to prepare students for their first year of higher education or finding a job.
Who should join this Prep Year?
This Preparation Year is for young people that are not sure what they want to do after matriculating as well as for those who want to gain experience doing various courses, tours, and volunteer work.
What work experience will I be exposed to?
You will get exposure and/or experience in the following areas: Marketing, retail, tourism, facilitating adventure activities, customer service, facilitating classes, working with children, managing people, marketing, etc...
Am I ready for a Prep Year?
The year will be what you make of it. We give as much as possible to each student, to give them the most opportunities to grow and learn, the rest is up to each student whether they seize these opportunities or not.

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Skills Development Program

Skills Development Program

This program is a great add-on to our Preparation Year and gives young people the opportunity to get work experience in a safe environment while expanding their skillset and emotional intelligence.

This year is about gaining practical work experience and personal development while holding a part-time job and/or part-time studies and being involved in various internships as well.

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Career Development Program

Career Development Program

This program offers a young person the opportunity to develop their PADI Scuba Diving career, doing various courses including our special Life Skills Courses, and gaining practical work experience.

This program is about becoming a well rounded PADI instructor by expanding the skill set and competencies of students, improving their prospects of work and employment dramatically.

The PADI accredited course is recognized worldwide, after successfully completing these tertiary studies you will receive all the certificates you need to become a PADI Scuba Dive Instructor.

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How we started doing what we do

How we started doing what we do

Life Skills was started by Marius and Madelein Wolfaardt, we have been working with youth and children since 2004. We both are attuned to recognizing the potential in people and find it immensely rewarding to assist people on their walk of life, at whatever stage they might be. Learning life skills is not necessarily for people who have problems but it is beneficial to any person who wishes to improve their lives by doing worthwhile things, overcome challenges or get some guidance on their path of personal growth.

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Why Life Skills?

Why Life Skills?

The development of life skills helps us to find new ways of thinking and solving problems.

In a constantly changing environment, having life skills is an essential part of being able to meet the challenges of everyday life. We help people tap into their full potential and define/achieve their goals for who they want to be and what they want to do.

The Life Skills & Coaching Programs is designed to encourage personal development in children, adolescents and adults and at the same time providing an outlet for stress; learning responsibility and the necessary skills to be successful individuals.

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Covid - 19 Risk Management

1. Risk Assessment & Standard Operating Procedures implemented -
Safety Talks Certificates of Compliance
2. DAN Employee Awareness Training Certificates