Advanced Certificate in Teaching -

Intermediate Phase online

148 credits
20 modules
8-week sessions (ten consecutive)
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Complete your qualification in as little as 18-20 months and lead change in your community

This fully online programme enables educators to advance through increased knowledge, problem-solving exercises, and practical applications. The skills learned can be used immediately in the classroom, and ACT completion certifies teachers as fully qualified according to South Africa's Department of Basic Education. Fully-qualified teachers wanting to work in different content areas or Grade levels can also expand their current credentials by completing the ACT in their desired area of teaching.

Students complete the certificate programme via a 100% online format, so no travel or contact sessions are required. There are no formal exams; student progress is measured through online assessments based on demonstrating methods and procedures to be used in the professional management of learning within defined contexts.

National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 6 competences are organised into nine consecutive eight-week sessions. These are designed to meet the practical needs of working educators, and include online facilitators and technology support. Students can enrol in, and pay for, one session at a time.

This certificate programme can be completed, on a part-time basis, in as little as 18-20 months.


Starting your programme

The Advanced Certificate in Teaching Intermediate Phase 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 admittance-term starts per year.

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

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

 Application Deadline  Payment Deadline   Start Dates 
1 Jan 20188 Jan 201822 Jan 2018
26 Feb 20185 Mar 201819 Mar 2018
23 Apr 2018 30 Apr 201814 May 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 eight-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 eight-week session – R2 435
ACT – Intermediate Phase online programme (10 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

More Information

Do you have questions or require more specific information about the Advanced Certificates in Teaching?

Please contact us according to your question topic:

• For more information on the ACT programmes available online
- T: 082 548 2493
- SMS 'ContactMe' to +27 82 548 2493
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•  The Student Technology Programme (STP) from EduloanTM

•  Technology specifications for the programmes
- Visit for laptop specifications

•  Contacting the South Campus
- Write to: South Campus, PO Box 339, Church Street, Bloemfontein 9300, South Africa
- T: +27 51 505 1342               

•  Visiting the South Campus
- South Campus, Oliver Tambo Street, Bloemfontein 9300


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