Chrysalis Academy Programme 2023

Chrysalis Academy

Chrysalis Academy Programme 2023

The Chrysalis Academy is a youth development program providing young people the opportunity to acquire work experience and valuable life skills.

Chyrsalis Academy Programme Advert

  • Location: Western Cape
  • Company: Chyrsalis Academy
  • Closing Date:Wednesday, 31 August 2023 – 12:00

Applications for 22 Charlie (females) are now open, starting from July 1, 2023. Apply today if you meet the following criteria:

  • Aged 18 to 25.
  • Passed Grade 9 (Standard 7).
  • Not currently employed, in education, or undergoing training.
  • No criminal record.
  • Resident of the Western Cape.

The Chrysalis Academy is a leadership development organization and social crime prevention initiative, creatively working with young individuals to foster personal growth and resilience. The Academy equips participants with essential life skills, tools, and practices to become self-confident, economically productive, and positive role models in their communities.

Participation is voluntary and free, with a non-refundable fee of R450 on the intake day. The program is sponsored by the Western Cape Government’s Department of Community Safety and is open to eligible youth.


What do we offer? A 3-month residential program on our scenic Tokai forest campus, followed by a 1-year paid internship and 5 years of aftercare support.

The foundation of our program includes a daily routine emphasizing discipline, neatness, and personal hygiene. Life skills offered include:

  • Personal Mastery
  • Leadership
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Goal Setting
  • Conflict Management
  • Diversity
  • Basic Health and Nutrition
  • HIV/AIDS Awareness
  • Gender Awareness
  • First Aid (Level 1)
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Camp Craft

According to job market needs, students will be exposed to various technical skills and career guidance, including:

  • Hairdressing and Grooming
  • Welding
  • Basic Cookery
  • Office Administration and Digital Literacy
  • Child and Youth Care
  • Youth Development
  • Peace Officer Training
  • Electrical Circuitry
  • Sports Coaching

How to Apply to Chrysalis Academy


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