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 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
8 May 201715 May 201722 May 2017
 3 Jul 201710 Jul 201717 Jul 2017
21 Aug 201728 Aug201711 Sep 2017
16 Oct 201723 Oct 20176 Nov 2017
1 Jan 20188 Jan 201822 Jan 2018
5 Mar 201812 Mar 201819 Mar 2018
30 Apr 20187 May 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 – Senior Phase online programme (nine 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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