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 the internships.
You will learn how to apply the life skills you’ve gained with fellow students and within the various internships.
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 preparation year starts later in January and will officially end in the beginning of December. The Africa tour will then follow, reaching into the new year.
The preparation year is a full-time commitment.
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 Africa Tour and the Shark & Dive Tour are vital to the success of the prep year and students will be expected to attend them.
Prep Jaar Rapporte
Ons Prep Jaar studente vertel van hulle ondervindinge by die Just Africa Life Skills voorbereidingsjaar.
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.
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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