Go from learning to leading

Gain more than just an education with feature-rich learning geared for your success.

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Go from learning to leading with iQ

No matter what your learning goals are, we’ve got you covered.

Whether you are just starting out, a seasoned professional or an entrepreneur, studying with iQ Academy can help you achieve your dreams.
“I have always been interested in software and technology.  After taking the iQ short course in Information Systems my confidence was boosted greatly. I now own my own business and offer services from system installations to computer programming, security and CCTV.”
Tshembani Kgwedi
iQ Short Course Student
“I got a Qualification in Business Management at age 60. I wanted to set an example for my 3 children while growing my business. I now have a better understanding of how the business works and I will implement everything I have learned.”
Elizabeth Ely
iQ Graduate
“My employer said to me: “Now that you have completed your Qualification, I want you to take over and manage”. Studying with iQ Academy helped me go from being an office cleaner to an office supervisor. My future is bright!”
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Sinazo Rodolo
iQ Graduate
iQ Academy Short Courses

Earn a Short Course Certificate in 6 months or less.

Designed for busy individuals, our courses offer flexibility and guided learning paths that fit into your schedule. In just six months or less, you can master real-world skills that add immediate value to your job or business.
  • Boost your skills, boost your earning potential

  • Fully online professional skills courses
  • Specalised learning support included
iQ Academy Qualifications

Obtain an NQF 5 Higher Certificate in 12 – 24 months.

  • Study part-time or full-time, no travel required
  • Fully online qualification with academic support

Education for the modern world of learning

Gaining knowledge and skills is easy for everyone with our innovative use of learning technology and flexible interest-free payment plans.
Learn anywhere, anytime

Enjoy feature-rich learning from any device

Guided learning paths map out every step of your studies, staying on track has never been so easy!
Fully cross-device learning experience – compatible with PC’s, tablets and smartphones.
Access course content, your assignments and grades and connect with your lecturer.

Try a free course today and boost your skills

97% of users found these courses valuable
From 7,000+ learner reviews

  • Create an account and take as many free courses as you like

  • Test your new knowledge with interactive quizzes
  • Earn a digital certificate of completion for each course you take

Exclusive benefits

Online education designed for your success

Upskill, save and reach your goals
Save with our Alumni discount

Enrol with iQ and save 20% on any future courses you take. Simply speak to our team when you’re ready to continue your professional development.

Get the support you need 
Specialised learning support on all courses

All courses are supported by course coordinators, offering you hands-on support at every step. Structured learning paths are included in all courses.

Learn from anywhere, anytime
Easy to manage study experience

Track your learning, access course content, connect with your lecturer and manage your account all via our mobile-friendly online learning platforms.

Grow your everyday life-skills
Free additional like-skills courses

Exclusive to iQ students, DO Life courses help you to grow essential everyday life skills on the go, for free. Shareable certificates of completion included.

Take your next step, apply online today

Enquire now and an Enrolment Consultant will you back to answer any questions or start your application.
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