How Do I Register For Matric Online?

Learning institutions offering Matric Courses have websites with all their information on there along with registration details to enrol you for the course. Here are a few points on how to register: 

  • Find a Matric Course you are interested in studying
  • Familiarise yourself with the entry requirements for that institution
  • Register for the course as per the instructions of the institution

Matric College has developed an easy registration process for students to register for a Matric Course online

Matric College Online Registration

Registering for a Matric Course at Matric College is easy, fast and stress-free so that you can get started on your studies as soon as possible. You can register online on their website or on their WhatsApp account. We have developed an easy 4 step process you can follow to register for a Matric Course online at Matric College today.


Matric College Website Registration

4 step guide

Step 1: Visit the Matric College website 

Step 2: Click on “Apply Now

Online Matric

Step 3: Complete the registration form, select your options from the drop-down list and hit “Send

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Step 4: The course experts will contact you to complete your registration.

The Adult Matric Course is also offered in Afrikaans. This means you will be able to receive all your study materials and coursework in Afrikaans. You can even register in Afrikaans. Here is how you can do this:


Matriek Kollege het sy eie Afrikaans webwerf waar jy kan in Afrikaans registreer.


Stap een: Vul die vorm en druk “Stuur


Stap twee: Die kursuskundiges sal jou kontak om jou registrasie te voltooi.

Online Matric


You can register to study at Matric College via their WhatsApp account online. Here is how you can: 

Step 1: on your smartphone, end all your applications from running in the background including WhatsApp.

Step 2: Add +27 72 799 4195 to your contacts, you can name it “Matric College”.

Step 3: Open WhatsApp on your smartphone and search for “Matric College” in your contacts.

Step 4: Send them a message and answer the questions asked.

Step 5: They will send you an application form for you to complete and send back to them on WhatsApp.

Step 6: The course experts will call you back to complete your registration.

To learn more about the Online Matric Courses Matric College offered via distance learning at Matric College, continue reading below. 

Matric College Matric Courses

Here are the 3 Matric Courses offered at Matric College: 

You can register over the telephone or online via the Matric College website or WhatsApp.

Adult Matric 

What is Adult Matric?

Adult Matric is the Senior Certificate (Amended) programme that allows adults to complete their Matric. Matric College offers this course, in English or Afrikaans, via distance learning where you can choose 6 subjects you want to study and they will send you coursework and study materials to prepare you before writing your Senior Certificate (Amended) final examinations set by the Department of Basic Education. 

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the Adult Matric Course at Matric College is: 

  • You must be 21 or older when you write your Adult Matric Exams. You can apply as early as 19 years old for this course. 
  • You can read, write and understand English or Afrikaans
  • You passed Grade 9 and have proof of certificate or report OR
  • You passed a Grade 9 equivalent course (ie. an ABET Certificate) that has two official language subjects

Matric Upgrade

What is Matric Upgrade?

The Matric Upgrade course is available to students who want to improve the Matric marks they received when they wrote Matric Exams. Matric College offers this course, in English or Afrikaans, via distance learning where students can choose subjects they previously wrote or study one or two new subjects. Choosing new subjects can allow you to add those results to the existing Matric Certificate you have. 

Please note that if you passed with a Bachelors Pass on your Matric Certificate and want to study a new subject to add to your Matric Certificate, you can still apply for this course. However, you will receive a second Matric Certificate that you can use to submit along with your first Matric Certificate when applying for further Higher Education or jobs. 

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the Matric Upgrade Course at Matric College is: 

  • You already completed Matric
  • You have an incomplete matric report OR a failed matric report from Umalusi Or a passed Matric Certificate from Umalusi
  • Must be 21 or older when you write your Matric Upgrade exams. You can apply as early as 19 years old for this course. 
  • You can read, write and understand English or Afrikaans

Matric Equivalent

What is Matric Equivalent?

Matric College offers Matric Equivalent Courses that are on the same NQF (National Qualifications Framework) level as Matric, Adult Matric and Matric Upgrade. 

Here are 2 Matric Equivalent Courses offered:

  1. Small Business Financial Management: National Certificate
  2. Bookkeeping: Further Education and Training Certificate

Please note that you have to first complete the Bookkeeping National Certificate NQF level 3 before you can complete the Matric Equivalent Bookkeeping: Further Education and Training Certificate. 

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the 2 Matric Equivalent Courses are the same and is: 

Author:  Mohamed Ajmoodien

Editor: Amy Venter

Date Published: February 15, 2022

Can I Complete My Matric Online?

Yes, you have the chance to complete your matric online.

If you study an
Adult Matric course, you can get a matric certificate through Distance Learning. This will allow you to complete your matric course online.

The Amended Senior Certificate

The Amended Senior Certificate is the award you will receive upon successfully completing the Adult Matric programme.  

This programme was created for students who did not pass matric or who did not write matric to get an accredited matric certificate. The qualification you will receive is on the same level as a traditional matric certificate (NQF level 04).

Amended Senior Certificate Compared To Standard Matric Certificate

The Amended Senior Certificate is different from the standard matric certificate in the following ways:


  • There are less subjects to complete
  • The pass requirements are lower
  • There are no physical classes, so there are no class marks
  • The entry requirements are different

Adult Matric Via Distance Learning

The Adult Matric course is offered by Bellview Institute of Distance Learning. All of your studies can be completed online as there are no face-to-face classes. You will hand in any assignments online.


You will only have to write your final matric examination at an external DHET examination centre.

Adult Matric Accreditation

The following accreditation details apply to Bellview’s Adult Matric course:


  • Programme: National Qualification
  • Course: Amended Senior Certificate
  • SAQA ID number: 49647
  • NQF Level: 04
  • Award achieved: Senior Certificate
  • Issued and accredited by: Umalusi


Educational institutions no longer need to undergo any accreditation processes to offer the Adult Matric course. As an educational institution, this statement also applies to Bellview Institute of Distance Learning.

The matric certificate you will receive is fully accredited by Umalusi.

Adult Matric Application Requirements

You need the following to apply for an Adult Matric course:


  • A grade 9 certificate (or a certificate equivalent to grade 9)
  • An incomplete status for matric (showing that you did not write matric or that you did not pass matric)
  • You need to be 21 years or older by the time of your final examinations

How Long Is The Adult Matric Course?

You can complete the Adult Matric programme in:


  • 12 months
  • 24 months
  • 36 months


It is recommended that you complete this course within 12 to 24 months. You can start this course when you are 19, but you need to be 21 years old when you write your final exams.

Benefits Of Having A Matric Certificate

With a matric certificate, you will have the following benefits:


Do Universities Accept The Amended Senior Certificate

Yes, Amended Senior Certificates are accepted by universities. If you pass the course on a Bachelor’s Degree level, you will meet one of the application requirements for universities.


There are, however, many other specific entry requirements for each university course. You should look at the subjects you will need to study for the course you want to apply for and you will need to get high marks.

Applying For Adult Matric With Bellview

You can apply for Bellview’s Adult Matric course by:


Author: Karla Nortier