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Achieving matric is within reach of those who did not graduate high school. The Overstrand Municipality supports the Department of Basic Education’s initiative to give all adults without matric and all school leavers/dropouts a chance to write matric exam in 2021.

The due date for registration for the June 2021 Senior Certificate is 28 February 2021.

Eligibility, application criteria and availability of application forms is discussed below.

Minimum requirement to qualify: South African citizen and foreign candidates residing within the Overstrand.

ADULT LEARNERS WHO ARE 21 YEARS AND OLDER

  • A General Education and Training Certificate (GETC) for Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET)
  • A grade 9 (standard 7) school report, stating that they have passed grade 9\
  • A recognized equivalent qualification obtained at NQF level 1, which requires two official languages.

ADULT LEARNERS WHO ARE 21 YEARS AND OLDER WHO HAVE PASSED SOME SUBJECTS FOR A SENIOR CERTIFICATE OR NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE WHO:

  • Need to complete a Senior Certificate qualification
  • Have an incomplete National Senior Certificate and whose School-based Assessment (SBA) has expired
  • Candidates who did the NSC in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 may apply

IN EXCEPTIONAL CASES, YOUTH WHO ARE 18 TO 20 YEARS OLD AND WHO ARE NOT IN SCHOOL CAN APPLY TO THE HEAD OF EDUCATION IN THE PROVINCE TO WRITE THE EXAMS IF THEY HAVE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • A General Education and Training Certificate (GETC) for Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET)
  • A grade 9 (standard 7) school report, stating that they have passed grade 9
  • A recognized equivalent qualification obtained at NQF level 1, which requires two official languages.

TO APPLY, YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING:

  • Complete the registration form neatly
  • Attach certified copies of ID or passport (foreign candidate) proof of address, highest qualification (example- grade 9 report)
  • If the candidate is younger than 21 years, he/she must write and attach a motivational letter.

Candidates can either register online http://bit.ly/3pnnCzf or obtain an application form at Overstrand LED office, Hawston Thusong Center, Kleinmond LED office, Stanford LED office, Qhayiya School, Zwelihle Primary School, Lukhanyo Primary School and Gansbaai Academy.

To submit your completed application form, please visit the Overstrand LED office, Hawston Thusong Center, Kleinmond LED office, or the Stanford LED office, where your application form will be scanned and submitted to the Department.

For assistance with tutorial and sessions please contact: Carol Gillion on 028 214 7341 / 072 460 8937 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We hereby encourage eligible adults to participate in this opportunity.

 

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