Can I Complete My Matric Online?

Yes, you are able to complete your matric online.

The Adult Matric course can be studied via Distance Learning. This course allows students to complete their matric online, even if they did not finish school or did not pass matric.

The Amended Senior Certificate

An Amended Senior Certificate is an award that is on the same level as a traditional matric qualification. This course differs from the traditional matric programme in the following ways:

  • There are fewer subjects you need to complete
  • The pass requirements are different
  • There are no physical classes, so you will not need a class mark
  • There are specific entry requirements for the course

Adult Matric Through Distance Learning

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning is an educational body that offers the Adult Matric programme. All of the coursework and assignments will be handled online, so there are no face-to-face classes you need to attend.

The only time you will need to travel to a venue during your course, will be when you write your final matric examinations at an allocated exam centre organised by the DHET.

Adult Matric Accreditation At Bellview

The following accreditation details apply to Bellview’s Adult Matric course:

  • Programme: National Qualification
  • Course title: Amended Senior CertificateSAQA ID: 49647
  • NQF level 04
  • Accredited and issued by: Umalusi
  • Award achieved: Senior Certificate 

Educational institutions do not need to undergo any accreditation processes to offer the Adult Matric programme. This is also applicable to Bellview Institute of Distance Learning.

The Institution is fully accredited and offers quality education. The award you will receive upon completing your Adult Matric course is accredited and awarded by Umalusi.

Adult Matric Application Requirements

If you want to apply for an Adult Matric course, you need to have:

  • A grade 9 (or an equivalent) certificate 
  • An incomplete matric status – this simply means you did not write matric or did not pass your matric year

You must also be at least 21 years old when you go to write your final examinations.

Course Duration For Adult Matric

You can finish the Adult Matric course within a period of:

  • 12 months
  • 24 months
  • 36 months

You can start this course when you are 19 years old, but you need to be at least 21 by the time of your final exam. The recommended period for this course is 12-24 months.

Why It Is Good To Have Matric

If you have a matric certificate, you will also have:

When choosing to further your studies through Distance Learning, you will also have the opportunity to do one of the accredited General Management Courses offered by Bellview. 

These qualifications are versatile because many different types of businesses need managers so, therefor, your employment opportunities will be varied and many. Adding to this the fact that these qualifications are both nationally and internationally recognised widens the career scope even further. 


Do Universities Accept The Amended Senior Certificate?

Yes, the Amended Senior Certificate is accepted for university applications. It is, however, necessary to pass on a Bachelor’s Degree level to meet the minimum application requirements.

There are also other application criteria that need to be met for university applications. You should make sure that you choose the right Adult Matric subjects that are required for the university programme you wish to study and achieve high marks for a better chance of getting accepted.

Applying For Adult Matric At Bellview

If you wish to study the Adult Matric programme at Bellview, you can apply by:

Author: Karla Nortier
Editor: Megan Dreyer
Date Published: November 30, 2021