Advanced Course in Employee Assistance Programmes
Brief Description
The Advanced Course in Employee Assistance Programmes provides you with more progressive knowledge and the necessary skills set to effectively coordinate and take Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) further in the workplace. The course equips you with further skills as experienced EAP practitioner in private companies, government departments or service-provider organisations by providing an extended, comprehensive overview and confirmation of relevant EAP standards. You will gain invaluable insights to be able to better evaluate the EAP, understand the business and commercial aspects of the EAP, apply different pricing models in the EAP, and design strategies for returns-on-investment (ROIs) in the field.
This credit-bearing course provides you with an entry point to formal degree programmes exclusively presented by the University of Pretoria with credits afforded towards the specified degree module UPO923 (15 credits).
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the course, you will be able to:
  • administer EAP evaluation
  • understand the business component of the EAP
  • apply different pricing models in the EAP field, and
  • design strategies for ROI.
Successful completion of credit-bearing short courses entails that a candidate who otherwise complies with all the admission requirements for corresponding formal degree programmes as published annually in the respective year faculty year books of the University of Pretoria may upon registering for the formal programme obtain credits for the corresponding degree modules. Normal application processes for admission to formal programmes at the University of Pretoria must be followed. Certificates of successful completion of credit-bearing short courses issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria must be submitted during the application for recognition of allocated credits.
Course Content
  • Overview and confirmation of the EAP standards
  • EAP evaluation
  • Commercial aspects of the EAP.
  • Applications of calculation in (ROI)
  • Pricing models for the EAP
  • Strategies for Return on Investment (ROI)
  • Written examination (2 hours)
Although the format will be dominated by contact sessions, the course will be enriched by workshop sessions, which imply active participation on the part of delegates.
Enterprises University of Pretoria reserves the right to change or adapt course content without prior notice.
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a relevant three-year bachelors degree or equivalent, and successfully completed the Employee Assistance Programmes short course.
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Catalogue and Category:
Human Capital Management
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are an experienced EAP professional, including social workers, psychologists, psychometrists, human resource practitioners and other suitably qualified professionals.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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