What to know before doing your Adult Matric

What is Adult Matric? Application requirements How long does it take to do Adult Matric? Can I apply if I’m 19 years old? What is Adult Matric? Adult Matric, also...

What to know before doing your Adult Matric
  • What is Adult Matric?
  • Application requirements
  • How long does it take to do Adult Matric?
  • Can I apply if I’m 19 years old?

What is Adult Matric?

Adult Matric, also known as the Amended National Senior Certificate(ANSC), is a matric course for people over 21 years, who have completed grade 9.

Application requirements

To qualify to write Adult Matric exams you have to meet the following requirements:

  • You must be over the age of 21 
  • Must have passed grade 9 or a grade 9 equivalent qualification

How long does it take to do Adult Matric?

Adult Matric is a three-year, full-time course. Adult Matric covers all the work from grade 10 until the end of matric.

Can I apply if I’m 19 years old?

If you are 19 years old you can apply to do your Adult Matric. However, you can only write your Adult Matric exams when you are 21. Here is how it works: 

  1. Register for Adult Matric now
  2. Start studying your first subjects
  3. Turn 20 years old by the end of April 2021
  4. Use all of next year to study
  5. Register for your first exams – Exam registration is done in November / December 2021
  6. Start preparing for your first exams!
  7. Turn 21 years old by the end of April 2022

Can I study matric online?

Yes you can. 
For more information click here.

Jan Badenhorst, CEO of Matric College, discusses everything you need to know about Adult Matric

Author: Omega Fumba 

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