Matric equivalent courses

Date Published: January 5, 2021

Matric equivalent courses

Here is a list of some of the best matric equivalent courses that you can study:

ICB courses

The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers is an internationally recognized distance learning institution. ICB holds a high reputation for courses in business and financial management. 

Financial Management and Business are both scarce skills. You can not go wrong with these courses:

Where can I study without matric

Matric College offers the opportunity to study without matric.

What is equivalent to matric?

An NQF Level 4 is on the same level as a matric certificate.

The qualification that learners get for completing high school is on the same level as an NQF 4. A NQF 4 qualification is generally achieved through a college.

Can I go to university with NQF level 4?

Yes you can!

Before setting your mind on a specific course or university, it is important that you do your research on university course requirements.

NQF Levels

The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) keeps record of the achievements of students by assessing their credits.

The framework is nationally recognised and all educational levels fall under the National Qualifications Framework.

The NQF measures the abilities of students using guidelines, this is done to see whether the student meets the standard and criteria of the given level. 

There are 10 NQF levels. You need to achieve a set amount of credits before being able to move on to the next level. NQF levels are grouped together in 3 groupings. These are:

  1. NQF Levels 1 to 4 – Levels from grade 9 to grade 12 at school or at a TVET college.
  1. NQF Levels 5 to 7 – These are post school levels, ranging from diplomas to Degrees.
  1. NQF Level 8 to 10 – These are degrees and postgraduate degrees from a university.

Author: Omega Fumba

Last Updated: Sanel Van Staden,  5 July  2021

Published: July 5, 2021


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