UNISA Short Course in Community Asset Mapping for Change


UNISA Short Course in Community Asset Mapping for Change

UNISA Short Course in Community Asset Mapping for Change

Short Course in Community Asset Mapping for Change (76707)



To present a roots-driven development tool that can be used by agents of social change within communities to achieve a better life.

Target group

Agents of social change from government organisations and NGOs, CSI managers, champions and leaders within communities.

Admission requirements

Any NQF Level 4 qualification.Also note that access to the internet, and registration as a myUnisa user is compulsory.


15 weeks (One semester) Fully online Module

Language medium


Registration periods

First semester: 28 November – 25 January
Second semester: depends on the Unisa second semester registration dates. For more information please visit www.unisa.ac.za/caes

Tuition method

Unisa open distance learning and in particular online tuition

Kind of assessment

Non venue based port folio of evidence

Community Asset Mapping for Change (SCCA013)
Syllabus/Content Topics
  • Definition of philanthropy, how philanthropy is practiced in the geographical regions of the global north and global south
  • Participatory rural appraisal and asset mapping methodology
  • Tools for change developed in the global south for the global south
  • History of CAMP and the ABCD experience in the Bojanala Region
  • Description and analysis of the various processes included in the Community Asset Mapping Programme.
  • Roles and responsibilities of external stakeholders involved in Community Asset Mapping (CAMP).
  • Non-profit organizations (NPO) as agents of change and vehicles to assist communities in achieving roots-driven change


Course leader

Ms MD Nicolau, MA Geography
Discipline expertise: Geography
Office: 028 B Block Florida Campus
Tell: 011 471 2084
E-mail: [email protected]

Programme administrator(s)

Ms M J Gaffney
Centre for Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental sciences
Office. B220,Unisa Science Campus
Tel: 011 471 2126
E-mail : [email protected]/ [email protected]

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