Amended Senior Certificate - Revised

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Course Introduction

The Senior Certificate is obtained after successful completion of Grade 12 on the Revised Senior Certificate.

These examinations are administered by the Department of Basic Education, and the Certificate is awarded by UMALUSI. The Matriculation Board regulates admission to the majority of public universities. The Board is also responsible for administering the matriculation endorsement and exemption requirements in accordance with regulations. Admission to some Higher Certificate and Diploma programmes offered by some universities of technology and other institutions is determined by the individual institution.

The Matriculation Board or the institution of your choice will determine whether you fulfil the requirements for tertiary education. It is your responsibility to enquire from the relevant body whether you meet the entrance requirements.

Course Contents

Please access the fact sheet for more info.

Career Fields/Further Studies

If you have decided upon a career path in one of the following fields, you may register for subjects from the following proposed lists: 


Agriculture and Nature ConservationAgricultural Sciences
Business, Commerce and Management StudiesAccounting; Business Studies; Economics
Communication Studies and LanguageOfficial languages at Home and First Additional Language level
Human and Social StudiesGeography and History
Physical, Mathematical, and Life SciencesLife Sciences; Mathematical Literacy; Mathematics; Physical Sciences


Damelin Correspondence College (Pty) Ltd has been awarded provisional accreditation by Umalusi. Umalusi is the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training in South Africa.
Provisional Accreditation No. FET 00037 PA – see

Programme Duration

Your contract with Damelin Correspondence College will expire at the end of the 2018 examination sitting. 

Entrance Requirements

The following learners may enrol for the Senior Certificate:

You are eligible to enrol if you are 21 years old and older with an incomplete Senior Certificate Grade 12:

  •  You will be required to provide a certified copy of your Senior Certificate Statement of Results as proof of having completed some subjects on the Senior Certificate prior to July 2018

You are eligible to enrol if you are 21 years old and older, and you have completed one of the following qualifications:

  1. Passed Grade 9;
  2. Completed a General Education and Training Certificate (GETC) for Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET);
  3. Completed NQF Level 1;
  4. Completed Grade 10 / Grade 11; or
  5. Completed an equivalent qualification.
  • - You will be required to provide a certified copy of the qualification at this level.

You are eligible if you are repeating your National Senior Certificate and you are a part-time candidate
21 years old and older, and you were unsuccessful in obtaining a National Senior Certificate after the expiry date of your School-Based Assessment requirement.

  •  Your National Senior Certificate Statement of Results will be required.

If you are an out-of-school learner 18–21 years old, who could not complete your school education and wish to further your education and training, you must obtain approval from the Provincial Head of Education.

  •  An official letter from the Department of Basic Education indicating approval will be required. 

Student Assessment

You will have to submit assessments to the College for marking. The marks for these assessments do not count towards your final examination mark. However, you are encouraged to complete and submit all of your assessments, so that tutors can give you feedback regarding your progress. 


Upon successful completion of the external Senior Certificate examinations, you will be issued with a Senior Certificate by Umalusi. 

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