Apply for matric

Registration Process

Select your option below, and follow the easy steps to Register today.

To register as a matric re-write student with us, follow these steps:

  1. Fill in the form at the bottom of this page, or call Skills Academy toll free on 0800 39 00 27 – Note: Skills Academy deals with all student registrations.
  2. Discuss your plans with our friendly matric re-write experts.
  3. Decide on what subjects to re-write, pick your payment plan, and register over the phone.
  4. Idea Distance Learning will process your application, and contact you to help you start your studies within three days of your registration.

To register as a matric upgrade student with us, follow these steps:

  1. Fill in the form at the bottom of this page, or call Skills Academy toll free on 0800 39 00 27 – Note: Skills Academy deals with all student registrations.
  2. Discuss your plans with our friendly matric upgrade experts.
  3. Decide on what subjects to upgrade, pick your payment plan, and register over the phone.
  4. Idea Distance Learning will process your application, and contact you to help you start your studies within three days of your registration.

To register as an adult matric student with us, follow these steps:

  1. Fill in the form at the bottom of this page, or call Skills Academy toll free on 0800 39 00 27 – Note: Skills Academy deals with all student registrations.
  2. Discuss your plans with our friendly adult matric experts.
  3. Decide on what subjects to do for your matric, pick your payment plan, and register over the phone.
  4. Idea Distance Learning will process your application, and contact you to help you start your studies within three days of your registration.

Required Documentation

You can start your studies without any documentation. However, when we must register you at the DHET for your exam, we shall need very specific documents from you. If you don’t provide us with these documents, we cannot register you for the exams.

To properly register you for a matric re-write exam, we need the following from you:

  1. Year you wrote matric
  2. Exam number from when you wrote matric
  3. Exam results you achieved
  4. Province you wrote your examExam body (DHET School, IEB, SACAI, etc.)
  5. Type of exam (Senior Certificate, National Senior Certificate, N3, etc.)
  6. District you live in now
  7. RSA ID Number
  8. Surname
  9. First Names
  10. Subjects you want to re-write

To properly register you for a matric upgrade exam, we need the following from you:

  1. Year you wrote matric
  2. Exam number from when you wrote matric
  3. Exam results you achieved
  4. Province you wrote your exam
  5. Exam body (DHET School, IEB, SACAI, etc.)
  6. Type of exam (Senior Certificate, National Senior Certificate, N3, etc.)
  7. District you live in now
  8. RSA ID Number
  9. Surname
  10. First Names
  11. Subjects you want to upgrade

To properly register you for the adult matric exam, we need the following from you:

  1. RSA ID Number (You MUST be older than 21 years)
  2. Surname
  3. First Names
  4. Last school report. Ideally we need your school report from Grade 9. If you don’t have this report, we will try and help you find a way to register, but we can’t guarantee it.
  5. Subjects you want to study (Don’t worry! We will help you select the right subjects.)
  6. District you live in now
  7. Proof of residence (FICA)
  8. Report from last school (only if you have one.)
  9. 2 Colour photos

Register with us

If you would like to register with us, please fill in this form. We will contact you as soon as possible to discuss the details of your registration with us.