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.
Only Higher Certificate and Diploma Programmes are accredited.
A Higher Certificate and Diploma course is a formal qualification and is registered with South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) and Council on Higher Education (CHE)
A Short Course is a short learning programme that focuses on equipping you with a specific skillset. Our curricula are developed by industry experts and are internally quality assured by our Academic Board. Our short courses are institutional learning programmes and are non-credit-bearing, which means it does not carry credits towards a registered qualification in terms of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
You do not need to physically attend a class for either the distance learning or online learning programmes. The differences are explained as follows:
Distance learning Your textbook and study guide will be couriered to you, while the required assignments are available on our student portal iCan. You would therefore need periodic access to an Internet connection to download required documentation and to interact with your lecturer, tutor and fellow students. For some of our short learning programmes, you will have the option to complete your assignment/s online, or you can choose to submit it via email.
Onlinelearning Your study material is available on our student portal iCan. You would therefore need a stable Internet connection, smartphone, PC , laptop, or tablet to access your study material. You can also download your study material for offline use. Assessments are completed online (no posting or emailing of assignments needed), and results are immediately available on iCan.
Short Course Once you successfully complete your course, you will get an iQ Academy short course certificate, which demonstrates you have acquired industry-relevant skills to help develop your career. To qualify for a short course certificate, you must:
Higher Certificate Qualification Yes, there are exams, but you first need to complete all required formative assessments. You must submit ALL assignments if you wish to gain entry to the examination (summative assessment).
Diploma Not all modules require a formal examination. Annual examination will take place twice a year for those modules for which a formal, written examination is required. Details regarding examinations will be communicated.
If you still have questions please contact us and a student advisor will call you back.
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.