Accredited – College SA



Kick-start your career with these ICB courses; begin at bookkeeping and build to a qualification in financial accounting.

Accounting and Bookkeeping

Accounting and Bookkeeping

Interested in a career in finance? Our accounting and bookkeeping courses are accredited by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Business Management

Business Management

If you are considering a career in business, then our recognised Business Management and Office Administration course is just what you need to kick-start your career.

Human resource management

Human resource management

This HR management diploma is nationally accredited, internationally recognised, and suitable for those who would like to become an HR practitioner.

Technical Courses

Technical Courses

Our N1 – N3 technical courses aim to equip students with the theoretical knowledge needed to work in the construction, transportation, mechanical and electrical industries.

Entry Requirements

21 + Years

You need to be 21 years or older to enrol for the Amended Senior Certificate programme.

Internet access

You will need access to the internet via a computer or smartphone to complete your activities in the online classroom.


Recognised NQF 1
qualification with
2 official languages.


RSA Identification document
OR Valid Passport and
Study Permit.


Incomplete National
Senior Certificate


GETC Certificate OR Grade
9 / Standard 7 School Certificate (not recommended)

Entry Requirements

Exam registration dates:

Exam registration dates: The Amended Senior Certificate Examinations take place in June/July every year. Registration for the 2021 Senior Certificate Examination will open  in October 2020. Please visit the Department of Basic Education website to view a list of district offices in your area.

  • Exam registration opens in October 2020
  • Online registration opens in October 2020
  • Exam registrations close in January 2021

Exam info:

  • Exam registration fees are NOT included in the course price
  • You may register for any number of subjects per exam sitting
  • You can complete all your subjects in a single sitting or over a period
  • The exams are set by the Department of Education
  • Exams are written only once a year
  • Registration for exams can be done at the Department of Education Examination Centres (Community Centres/Schools)
  • As a student, you are responsible to register for the Amended Senior Certificate examination. The College accepts no responsibility for registering any student for the ASC exams.

Assessments Information

The Amended Senior Certificate Examinations take place in June/July every year. If you meet the qualifying criteria and wish to take the examinations and obtain your certificate, you must register for the examinations no later than January 2021, to take the examinations in June/July 2021. 

Learners wishing to write these exams can register at any provincial education office, which includes the provincial head office, district offices and circuit offices.

To achieve an Amended Senior Certificate, you must meet the following requirements in the exams:

  • Pass three subjects at 40%, one of which must be an official language at Home Language level.
  • Pass two subjects at 30%, one of which must be an official language at First Additional or Home Language level.
  • Get a subminimum of 20% on the sixth subject.

Students who have previously passed their Senior Certificate subjects at Higher and Standard Grade levels, can receive credits for those subjects.

  • A Higher-Grade pass is set at 40%
  • A Standard Grade pass is set at 33.3%