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2023 Training Dates 
Please note that the below all training module dates are provisional and may be subject to change.
To find out more information on Training module and workshops, contact
To find out more information on hubs and mentoring activities please contact or WhatsApp +27 60 805 6482 

Please Note:

Please Note:  

- Orientation/Info Session Day attendance is compulsory for anyone who wishes to join our Community Art Facilitator Training. 

- Once you have attended an info session day, you will be subject to an interview and an intensive screening process will take place before you are considered for our entry module. 

- It is compulsory to complete the entry module (Early Beginnings), before having access to any of our other modules. 

- Most of our Info sessions will be held online. 

- After the Info session, you will be required to submit a homework exercise before we start the interview process 

- The application requires that you submit a police clearance certificate. Because these take a while to be processed, we will accept a receipt of your clearance application, until you receive the document. 

-  The Butterfly Art Project reserves the right to decline and reserve any applications for the CAF programme.

- Kindly note, that once Community Art Facilitators are accepted into the CAF movement, they are expected to provide the below in order to remain an active member of the network:  

- Provide evidence of a minimum of 24 hours of implementation time per year.  

- Provide either an attendance register or images of their implementation  

- Attend a minimum of 24 hours training (can be split over 3-hour workshops or made up of one full  24-hour training)  

- Supply BAP with at least 7 Child Development Assessment Forms with a minimum of three entries  (a baseline entry and two end-of-term entries). 

Info Session/Orientation Days 2023


We currently have a waiting list for our 2023 CAF Training Programme and therefore we will not be holding an info session in the first quarter of 2023. We recommend that you apply nonetheless of which you will be contacted by April 2023.



To sign up for a Community Art Facilitator Course, kindly click the orientation application link below:

 Training Module Dates

Entry Module: Early Beginnings 



30 March & 6, 13, 20 April 2023

TIME: 09:00 - 16:00 pm

VENUE: Cape Town Venue TBC



May 2023


VENUE: Cape Town Venue TBC



DATES: Monday - Thursday

16, 17, 18 & 19 October 2023

TIME: 09:30 - 16:30



Building Sustainability in My CAF Practice - creative enterprise activities




11, 18, 25 May & 01 June 2023

TIME: 10:00 - 17:00


TRAINER: Mara Fleischer



08, 15, 22, 29 August 2023

TIME: 09:00 - 16:00

VENUE: Online, via Zoom

TRAINER: Mara Fleischer

Creative Interaction 



12, 19, 26 August & 2 September 2023

TIME: 09:30 - 16:30


TRAINER: Aveleigh Gateman

Building Resilience For My CAF Practice (Social & Emotional Learning Module)




08, 15, 22, 29 June 2023

TIME: 09:00 - 16:00

VENUE: Foundations for Life, 2 Hemyock Rd, Plumstead

TRAINER: Melanie Godfrey

Michaelmas Conference 

DATE: Wednesday - Friday

27, 28, 29 September 2022

TIME: 09:30 - 17:30

VENUE: Michael Oak Waldorf School, Marlow Road, Kenilworth.

2023 Workshop Dates

Cruelty and Compassion Art Campaign Workshops 

Cruelty & Compassion Class 1

DATE: Saturday 11 March 2023

TIME: 10:00 - 13:30

VENUE: Art Centre Vrygrond, 1115 Vrygrond Avenue, Vrygrond (next to Capricorn Primary School)

TRAINER: Charles Jansen

Cruelty & Compassion Class 2

DATE: Friday 17 March 2023

TIME: 14:00 - 17:00

VENUE: Montebello Design Studio, 31 Newlands Avenue, Newlands

TRAINER: Charles Jansen

Cruelty & Compassion Class 3

DATE: 23 March 2023 (Thursday)

TIME: 18:00 - 21:00

VENUE: Online/Via Zoom

TRAINER: Charles Jansen

Cruelty & Compassion Class 4

DATE: Tuesday 28 March 2023

TIME: 10:00 -13:00

VENUE: Wynberg or Newlands. Venue TBC

TRAINER: Charles Jansen

How to create a healing Art Project Design (8-week lesson plan)


DATE: Tuesdays 09 & 16 May 2023

TIME: 09:30 - 12:30

VENUE: Montebello Design Studio (31 Newlands Avenue, Newlands)+ Online via Zoom

TRAINER: Charles Jansen


DATE: Friday 13 October 2023

TIME: 09:30 - 16:00

VENUE:  Online Via Zoom

TRAINER: Charles Jansen

Planning and creating an Art Exhibition 

Exhibition Planning1.CT.23

DATE: Tuesdays; 2-part session

20 June 2023 (Session 1)

27 June 2023 (Session 2)

TIME: 14:00 -17:00

VENUE: Session 1- Online via Zoom

            Session 2- Art Centre Vrygrond                    1115 Vrygrond Avenue, Vrygrond

TRAINER: Zaid Philander

CAF Alumni Excursion & Networking events


DATE: Friday 26 May 2023

TIME: 12:00 - 15:00

VENUE: Gallery TBC


DATE: Saturday 2 September 2023

TIME: 13:30 -16:30

VENUE: Public Art Walking Tour, Salt River & Woodstock

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