Select your option below, and follow the easy steps to Register today.
To register as a matric upgrade student with us, follow these steps:
- 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.
- Discuss your plans with our friendly matric upgrade experts.
- Decide on what subjects to upgrade, pick your payment plan, and register over the phone.
- Idea Distance Learning will process your application, and contact you to help you start your studies within three days of your registration.
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 upgrade exam, we need the following from you:
- Year you wrote matric
- Exam number from when you wrote matric
- Exam results you achieved
- Province you wrote your exam
- Exam body (DHET School, IEB, SACAI, etc.)
- Type of exam (Senior Certificate, National Senior Certificate, N3, etc.)
- District you live in now
- RSA ID Number
- First Names
- Subjects you want to upgrade