Our Courses

This constructive GAP YEAR provides the student with a broad base of subject knowledge, life skills, career choices, realistic work experiences, interaction with people & businesses, establish valuable networking contacts.

GAP ACADEMY adapts to the dynamics and requirements of each person.

The year program includes ALL the following subjects

Career

Development

Career guidance
Guest speakers
Work experiences
Interview Skills
Professional presentations
CV & Portfolios

Personal

Development

Learning Styles
Coping with Change
Stress Management
Time Management
Life Coaching
Interpersonal Skills
Genealogy
Health Awareness

Business

Development

Business Management
Personal Finance
HR & Psychology
Academic Literacy
Web Design
IT
Business social media
Marketing & Branding
Networking
Events & Outings

Skills

Development

Cookery
Photography
Videography
Tourism & Hospitality
Art
Self-Defense
Pro-Active Driving
DIY
Interior Design
Landscape/Environment
Zulu

Information

  • The program runs from February to November with 4 Semesters.
  • Monday to Friday with lectures from 8.30am to 1pm. Afternoons to earn and learn.
  • Fees include: Lecturers fees & notes, basic cookery ingredients and art materials, file, refreshments.
  • Fees exclude: Life coaching and coping with change manuals, excursion costs, other introduced courses, additional cookery and art items if necessary, recipe book, personal costs and meals.

Evening and Other Introduced Short Courses

  • Upon request. Cost as per course. Open to the public.

 

Accredited Courses

  •  We have aligned ourselves with accredited facilities should a student wish to personally register for a course and study concurrently whilst at Gap Academy.

Both the B.Com Hospitality Management Degree and the BBA Disaster Management Degree are internationally recognised ensuring students have what it takes to make it to the top anywhere in the world.

Stenden ensures that their students walk away with an International degree by adhering to strict international standards and having all exams invigilated under international exam procedures.

To register for mid-year or beginning of the year programs, please contact Gap Academy in Pietermaritzburg or Westville, Durban.

KZN Agent: Registration and Information

Our Lecturers

Pietermaritzburg Campus

Brenda Horner

Gap Academy Director
Pietermaritzburg & Head Office
082 372 1737
info@gapacademy.co.za

Subjects

Cookery
Interior Design

Belinda Butler

083 264 5533
belinda.butler6@gmail.com

Subjects

Business Management
Personal Finance

Tamara Rossouw

084 253 9005
pr@gapacademy.co.za
tamara@rossfam.co.za

Subjects

Social Media Marketing

Vanessa Ford

082 437 5526
vanessa.ford@pixie.co.za

Subjects

Net Literacy, Web Design, Genealogy
Public Speaking Coach

Claire Fraser

072 694 7663
clairecr@outlook.com

Subjects

Digital Marketing & Principles

Alistair Mork-Chadwick

072 3655875
033 330 7973
matc@telkomsa.net
howickpsychologist@telkomsa.net

Subjects

Counselling Psychologist
Individual Assessment
Adult / Child Assessment & Therapy Career Guidance, Mindfulness
Coaching

Colleen Harries

0828947418
mwlocol@iafrica.com

Subjects

Landscape
Environmental Awareness

Elaine Robb

082 468 4682
ejrobb@mweb.co.za

Subjects

Art

Bo Tasker

084 380 8379
taskerbo@gmail.com

Subjects

Sign Language Instructor/Facilitator

John Butler

083 651 3775
john@duct.org.za

Subjects

Zulu

Stephen Pryke

082 681 6126
stephenpryke@mweb.co.za

Subjects

Photography

Greg Beyrooti

083 693 4923
info@beycom.co.za
www.beycom.co.za

Subjects

IT

BeyCom Computer Consultants cc

Bill Miller

082 551 5837
033 343 2042
wdm@futurenet.co.za

Subjects

Coping with Change
Conflict & Creativity

BeyCom Computer Consultants cc

Shari Cade

082 707 9970
shari@shancade.co.za

Subjects

FGASA Assessor & Instructor

Lynne Mc Namara

Subjects

Life Coach

Laura Dodd

060 686 2482
laura@accplace.co.za

Subjects

Job Training & Work experience

Roger O’Neill

083 230 6562
roger@rogerav.co.za

Subjects

DIY
Videography

Deborah Don

082 228 7943
debdon@hotmail.co.uk

Subjects

Tourism & Hospitality
Self-Esteem

Anthea Forder

074 773 7777
anthea@appcity.co.za

 

Belinda Olivier

083 555 8312
belinda@masoninc.co.za

Subjects

Legal Matters

Ready to get started?

Ready to start your GAP year or want to learn more? Let’s get it scheduled. Apply now and we’ll reach out to get the conversation started.

Limited space available.