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
1 May 20178 May 201722 May 2017
 26 June 20173 July 201717 July 2017
21 August 201728 August 201711 September 2017
16 October 201723 October 20176 November 2017
1 January 20188 January 201822 January 2018
26 February 20185 March 201819 March 2018
23 April 201830 April 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 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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