Starting your programme

The Advanced Certificate in Teaching Senior Phase English FAL online programme is designed as an efficient and accelerated means for educators to advance in their qualification level via an online platform.

To provide the maximum opportunity for students to complete their certificates, the academic calendar for the programme is organised into multiple admit term starts per year.

Each start date has accompanying application and payment deadlines that must be met before the student can begin.

Please see the calendar below for scheduled start dates and deadlines:

 Application Deadline  Payment Deadline   Start Dates 
 2 January 20179 January 2017 16 January 2017 
 27 February 2017 6 March 2017 13 March 2017
 24 April 2017 1 May 2017 8 May 2017
 19 June 2017 26 June 2017 3 July 2017
 14 August 2017 21 August 2017 28 August 2017
 9 October 2017 16 October 2017 23 October 2017
 1 January 2018 8 January 2018 15 January 2018

Tuition Fees

The ACT online programmes are designed to be affordable for educators, saving time and money compared to other formats. Tuition fees are calculated per 8-week session. Students can enrol in, and pay for, each consecutive session as studies progress. Payment is accepted through the online student portal and must meet the payment deadline.


Per 8-week session: R2 435
ACT – Senior Phase online programme (9 sessions): R21 915 (total tuition)

International students pay an annual levy for 2017. The amounts are as follows:

International students (SADC countries): R2 800
International students (non-SADC countries): R4 020


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