Welcome to NICRO Online

Founded 110 years ago in September 1910, NICRO is one of the largest, most enduring South African non-profit organisations. The organisation, which specialises in social crime prevention and offender reintegration, boasts a rich, unparalleled history in human rights, juvenile justice, and innovative criminal justice reform. NICRO renders life changing services to approximately 14 000 to 15 000 direct beneficiaries and touches the lives of between 40 000 and 50 000 South Africans each year.

NICRO launched NICRO Online in 2020.  NICRO Online allows us to increase our reach by offering online interventions, as well as professional development programmes.  Some of the professional programmes are accredited with SACE and SACSSP.

Only professional development programmes are open for self-registration.  To make use of our client programmes, please contact your local NICRO office.

To see the full range of client and professional programmes, click on Programmes Offered in the right-hand menu. 

Please visit our website for those contact details.

Courses list

Beyond Boundaries

Category: Professional and Personal Development Programmes
Beyond Boundaries is a lifeskillls programme for teenagers. It is designed to develop communication and self-management skills, and enhance an understanding of our responsibilities as well as our rights.

Integrated Social Crime Prevention Strategy

Category: Professional and Personal Development Programmes
The ISCPS Programme has been accredited with the South African Council of Social Service Professions for 12.5 CPD points. Participants must complete assignments and pass an exam with at least 80%. The programme costs R500 with a 90 day access license. You must complete the programme in 90 days.

Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Category: Professional and Personal Development Programmes
This is an introductory programme covering the basics of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). The goal is to improve the general knowledge of what CBT is and how ti can be applied to assist with personal and professional problems. This programme is geared towards professionals such as social workers and psychological ..

Introduction to Domestic Violence

Category: Professional and Personal Development Programmes
The Introduction to Domestic Violence in the South African Context is a course aimed at professionals who encounter domestic violence victims and perpetrators. The programme costs R500 with a 90 day access license. You must complete the programme in 90 days.

Introduction to Psychosocial Assessments in the Criminal Justice Sector

Category: Professional and Personal Development Programmes
This programme is designed for social workers, and covers the processes and requirements of producing a strong psychosocial assessment that can be used in court and to guide the interventions provided to a client. The programme costs R500 with a 90 day access license. You must complete the programme in ..

National School Safety Framework (NSSF)

Category: Professional and Personal Development Programmes
The National School Safety Framework (NSSF) is the core response of the Department of Education to school violence. The NSSF was developed by DBE and the Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention (CJCP). CJCP has given NICRO permission to host NSSF training on NICRO Online. This training programme will equip ..

Social Work Supervision

Category: Professional and Personal Development Programmes
This programme is designed to provide a detailed overview of what is required when rendering supervision to social workers. While the content has been developed for social workers, it is also applicable for counselling supervision. The programme is accredited with the SACSSP for 19.5 CPD points (CPD Approval Number: 244/2021). ..