Short Courses – College SA

Short courses

Our short courses are non-accredited courses that have been specifically designed by College SA to equip students with the vital skills needed to qualify for a specific job. Although these courses are not registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), it still adds value to your CV and will help you apply invaluable skills in the workplace.
 
Not only are these courses more affordable than recognised qualifications, but they are also shorter in duration, have no examinations and can be studied without a matric certificate.
 
These courses are split up into two categories, namely business and creative courses. To learn more about our offerings, click on the buttons below.

Business Courses

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.

Events Management

Events Management

College SA offers a range of events management courses. These courses are all provider programmes, which means that they are developed, curated and assessed by College SA. These courses will give you a better understanding of the events management profession and prepare you for a career in events.

Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety

College SA’s occupational health and safety courses focus on the fundamentals of occupational health and safety and will equip you with the expertise to fulfill the responsibilities of a workplace occupational health and safety representative. You will learn to identify and solve health and safety issues in an office environment and conduct investigations relating to workplace health and safety.

Project Management

Project Management

This programme introduces you to the role and importance of a project manager. The Project Management modules discuss how to plan, assign and manage work successfully; and how to see to the successful completion of projects according to an organisation’s business goals. You will also learn about the Project Management Institute (PMI), a professional body which regulates professional practices within the project management profession.

Secretarial and personal assistant

Secretarial and personal assistant

We offer proficiency, skills, and expert secretarial courses, which help you understand the role and duties of a personal assistant, professional secretary or executive secretary within an organisation.

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management involves the active management of all supply chain processes. These include product development, sourcing, production and logistics (shipping of the product), as well as the information systems needed to manage these processes. Our supply chain management short course is suitable for people who would like to learn about the managerial aspects of supply chain management and pursue a career in the field.

Tourism

Tourism

College SA’s tourism courses are non-accredited provider programmes. These courses are aimed at students who are interested in marketing and management in the tourism industry.

Workplace Skills

Workplace Skills

This range of short courses focuses on continuing development of workplace skills. Learn valuable skills that will make you more productive, and learn how to conduct yourself in a more professional manner. These short courses do not take long to complete and are more affordable than accredited courses.

Creative Courses

Beauty therapy

Beauty therapy

Beauty therapy consists of a series of beauty treatments, which include facial skincare, body massage, makeup application, nail care and hair removal. College SA offers a variety of beauty therapy courses that focus on the different beauty treatments available.

Child day care

Child day care

College SA’s Child Day Care programme is aimed at child care workers, aspiring child care workers, and mothers who would like to learn how to take proper care of a child. It covers the different developmental stages and early learning phases in a young child’s life, the psychology of a child, proper nutrition for optimal growth and health, what to do in case of an emergency, and crèche management for those wanting to open their own child day care centre.

Graphic design

Graphic design

College SA offers a range of industry-endorsed graphic design courses, which will give you a better understanding of design software and equip you with the skills to create and edit unique designs with artistic and decorative effects.

Photography

Photography

Digital photography requires a lot of technique and creativity. Whether you are an accomplished photographer, or an amateur who just enjoys taking photographs over the weekend, a certificate in digital photography can help you take your photos to the next level. It’s not just the scene, background, or subject in your photo that makes a beautiful image: it’s also the technique, lightning and type of camera you use that contribute to the quality of a photo.

Reasons to study a short course at College SA

Value for
money

Our accredited courses are nationally or internationally recognised, depending on the course.

Study from
home

Once your registration has been finalised, we will courier your study material to your door. We deliver across South Africa.

No
examinations

These courses are assignment-based, which means that you do not have to worry about preparing for examinations. Once you complete an assignment, you will submit it back for marking.

No matric
needed

You do not need a Grade 12 certificate to qualify for our adult short courses. You do, however, need to be over the age of 16 and have passed Grade 10.

Registration open all year round

Missed the registration deadline? Not at College SA. Our registration is open all year round, which means you can enrol today.

Easy payment options

You will have the option to pay for your course in easy-to-manage monthly instalments.

Student
support

Should you need any help with your studies, our support team is just an email or phone call away.