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Choose from a variety of NQF Level 5 Higher Certificates.

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Fast-track your skills development with courses from a few weeks to a few months.

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iQ Graduate
“Thanks iQ, for making it possible for everyone to study without feeling the financial pressure with your fee structures. The lectures are amazing. Looking forward to the future now…thank you!”
Zimkita Kilani
iQ Short Course Student
“I would like to thank iQ Academy for everything that you did for me. I got my certificate! Big up guys for what you do for everyone who wants to fulfill their goals.”
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Vesnant Singo
iQ Short Course Student
“It’s so much easier studying online, downloading all my study guides through my cell phone without a laptop. It’s a good experience for me. This is so easy to do!”
Isaac Thabo Mothami
iQ Graduate
“Thank you for the lessons, experience, support, opportunity to study at an affordable price, and most of all for adding value to my life.”

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More about distance learning

Distance learning
has long been the go-to for professionals who want to grow their skills without attending university or campus-based classes. Our distance learning programmes are flexibly designed to suit busy lifestyles. Study on your schedule and keep your family and work commitments while pursuing your career goals.

Another popular benefit is that distance learning requires substantially lower investment, it is one of the most affordable methods of obtaining a qualification or short course certificate.

If you choose to study with iQ Academy, an accredited distance education institution, you will get access to the latest learning technology, the most up-to-date course content, dedicated academic support and free value add life-skills courses. Plus, we offer you tailored payment plans to suit your needs!