Not sure what you should do after matriculating? Are you interested in personal growth and understanding yourself better? Do you like challenging yourself and learning new things?
If your answer is yes, then this preparation year is for you.
You will be exposed to many kinds of job experience with internships and volunteer work.
You will learn how to apply the life skills you’ve gained with fellow students and within the various activities.
You will be introduced to many different kinds of careers available, opening up your mind to new possibilities.
You will be learning and growing within a mentoring relationship.
The Prep Year is a one-year commitment divided into 4 terms.
The Half Prep Year is a 6-month commitment divided into 2 terms.
The preparation programs are full-time commitments. Terms will be the same as the school terms for the Western Cape.
Every term will be a new challenge with new courses that will be introduced. You will have assignments to do and books to read.
The Tours are vital to the success of the prep year. Each year is unique, some of the tours we offer are the Africa Tour, Shark & Dive Tour, SA Coast to Coat as well as international destinations.
Prep Year Internships
Gain work experience with various internships during your preparation year.
Prep year students will take part in our various internships, gaining valuable work experience.
Prep Year and Internship Partners
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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