You can complete your Matric Online!
Whether you did not pass your Matric year or never had the opportunity to complete it, you can still get your Matric Certificate at a later stage in life by completing an Adult Matric course. This award is known as an Amended Senior Certificate.
What Does Amended Senior Certificate Mean?
An Amended Senior Certificate is an award that is identical to the standard National Senior Certificate. It allows students who have been out of school for some time to get their matric certificate.
Can I Complete My Matric Online?
You can complete an Adult Matric course through a Distance Learning college such as Bellview Institute of Distance Learning. This will allow you to study online, hand in assignments virtually, and create your own study schedule. You simply need to write your final matric exam at your allocated exam venue.
Bellview’s Accreditation For Adult Matric
The Adult Matric – Amended Senior Certificate (NQF Level 4) has the following SAQA ID number: 49647. Bellview Institute of Distance Learning is registered by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers for the QCTO.
The certificate is accredited by Umalusi and as an educational institution, Bellview Institute of Distance Learning does not need to undergo an accreditation process.
Why Is It Good To Have A Matric?
Having a Matric Certificate will open many doors for you. Since an Amended Senior Certificate and National Senior Certificate are the same qualification, you will be able to the following with your Matric Certificate:
- Have a wider range of job opportunities
- Apply for an internship
- Further your studies by completing a Distance Learning course
- Apply for university (if you get a Bachelor’s Degree Matric Pass)
Some of the Distance Learning Courses that you would be able to do are the accredited General Management Courses offered by Bellview.
General Management is a diverse career field because every business needs a manager. These General Management Courses will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully and efficiently run a business, and the qualification that you will receive, being both nationally and internationally recognised, will give you an added advantage when seeking employment
What Do I Need To Study An Adult Matric?
If you want to study Adult Matric, you will need the following:
- A matric status that is incomplete
- A grade 9 (or equivalent) certificate
You must be at least 21 years old when you write your final exams, although you can start the course when you are 19 years old.
How Long Does The Course Take?
The Adult Matric course can be completed in:
- 12 months
- 24 months
- 36 months
It is recommended that you complete this course over a time span of 12 to 24 months. The course covers subject material of grade 10 to grade 12, so the time you spend completing your Adult Matric course depends on how long you take to get through the course material.
Do Universities Accept An Amended Senior Certificate?
Yes, they do. You will however need to meet all of their entry requirements including having a Bachelor’s Degree Matric Pass.
Having an Amended Senior Certificate or a traditional Senior Certificate will not ensure university acceptance. Each university has a list of entry requirements that are specific to each course.
Applying For Adult Matric
You can contact Bellview in the following ways:
- Call their landline (0800 39 00 27)
- Speak with one of their course specialists
- Apply online: https://bellview.edu.za/register-now/
What should I do after Matric?
After you have completed your Matric, you have a wide range of things you can do.
You can consider doing a National Diploma course, which you’ll often find labeled as a NATED course. You can consider applying to a university. Some people also find jobs after Matric. Once you have your Matric Certificate your options of employment and higher education increase tremendously
If you are interested in studying something else or taking your studies further. Bellview also offers a series of ICB which you can have a look at :
- Bookkeeping Certificate/ Diploma
- Business Management Certificate/Diploma
- Office Administration Certificate/ Diploma
Author: Karla Nortier
Editor: Elzanne Louwrens
Date Published: 6 January 2022