Business Short Courses | Distance Learning | iQ Academy
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We offer a wide variety of Business Short Courses designed for the South African environment

affordable monthly payments

Affordable monthly payments

no deposit no interest

No deposit, No Interest

easy environment

Maintain work and family commitments

technology assisted learning

Technology assisted learning

easy access to a tutor

Easy access to a tutor

We offer a wide variety of Business Short Courses designed for the South African environment

  • Affordable monthly payments
  • No deposit, No Interest
  • Maintain work and family commitments
  • Technology assisted learning
  • Easy access to a tutor


iQ Academy (Pty) Ltd Company Registration No. 2006/033114/07: is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training until 31 December 2021 as a Private Higher Education Institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997, Registration Certificate No. 2012/HE07/001.

iQA also holds various other accreditation, including:

  • Financial Advisory Services Sector Education and Training Authority (FASSET)
  • Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETA)
  • South African Board for People Practices (SABPP)
  • Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB)

And the following membership:

  • National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South Africa (NADEOSA)


“Good Morng IQ Academy has beeen great, studying with IQ was easy and convenient. The lectures on Ican were always there. FB messages were answered on time, emails attended to swiftly. Thanx for everything I receive my certificate for Financial Management I am happy nd proud of my self” – Mphumzi Ngetu

“I got my certificate Thanks IQ, I never experienced bad service from you everything was perfect for me. keep it up guys. Thanks so much” – Mazandy Mazet Msimanga

“Hi many thanks to you amazing peeps .. really great study material, awesome lecturers and very fun ican portal.. to those just starting off enjoy and recommend a friend too.. wish you all the best” – Sollomon Williams

Entry requirements

iQ Higher Certificate Qualifications

  • Grade 12 with a minimum of 30% in English

iQ Short Courses

  • Grade 12 school leaving certificate is recommended
  • A Grade 9 school leaving certificate is acceptable for some courses

Cost and payment plans

iQ Short Courses

  • R479 x 24 months = R11,496

Method of teaching and learning

  • Interactive distance learning to help accommodate each student’s unique circumstances
  • Student support is provided by email, telephone, or through our innovative and accessible iCan online student portal

Academic Team

Danie Vlok

MBA (Rhodes), BA Hons (Sociology) (UPE), BA (Stell)

Dr Greig Krull

BBusSc (Rhodes), MCom (Rhodes), PhD (E-Learning) (UOC, Spain)

Zinita Jooste

BA (Public Admin) (NMMU), BA Honours (Business Management) (NMMU)

Nomthandazo Mpongoshe

BEcon (Business Science) (UFH), BCom Honours (Financial Markets) (UFH)

Andisiwe Tshikitsha

BAdmin Honours in Industrial Psychology (UFH), BAdmin HRM (UFH)

Jayde Lazarus

BA Honours in Psychology (NMMU), Postgraduate Certificate in Intermediate and Senior Education (Unisa)

Bulelani Dumalisile

BTech Human Resources Management (WSU)

Sesethu Malgas

BCom Accounting (UFH)

Thembelani Dyubele

BTech Management (WSU)

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