Why Choose Us?
Damelin Correspondence College offers high quality programmes that are recognised in the business world and provide learners with opportunities to advance their careers.
Damelin Correspondence College (Pty) Ltd. is provisionally registered as a private college with the Department of Higher Education and Training under the Continuing Education and Training Act, No. 16 of 2006. Registration Certificate Number: 2008/FE07/037. Damelin Correspondence College (Pty) Ltd. is provisionally accredited by Umalusi, the Quality Council for General and Further Education and Training. Accreditation number: FET 00475. Damelin Correspondence College (Pty) Ltd is further accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) Accreditation number: 13/0005.
Employers are required to quote this number in their claims to the Skills Levy Fund, for investing in their employee's education as set out in the Skills Development Act No 31, 2003.
Damelin Correspondence College is committed to ensuring compliance to criteria set by regulatory bodies.
Today’s job market is highly competitive, particularly for young people who are looking for their first job. In this environment, the most valuable asset that a job-seeker can have is a relevant qualification from an acclaimed and respected institution. With over 60 years of experience in preparing students for employment, Damelin has an unrivalled reputation as an educational institution. Every employer knows and respects the calibre of Damelin graduates.
Students are encouraged to make use of Damelin’s free educational counselling service. Students can contact the Damelin Correspondence College Call Centre by telephone for referral to a Career Counsellor, or to make a personal appointment. Alternatively, students can e-mail queries to the college. The Career Counsellor can assist students in choosing a career. He or she can also provide additional academic support (such as study skills, tips for writing assignments and pre-exam techniques, life skills, time management, coping with stress, and more), or can simply provide job-searching techniques.
Damelin Correspondence College applies the South African Qualification Authority’s (SAQA) policy of recognising prior learning. Therefore, if students do not meet the admission requirements of a particular learning programme, as stated in the entrance requirements for each course, they should contact the College to evaluate their prior learning and experience and decide if they can gain admission to the programme of their choice.
Studying by correspondence has several advantages over the attendance of classes at a campus.
- are able to register at any time of the year
- are able to learn at home, according to a convenient schedule, without having to incur the cost and inconvenience of travelling to classes at fixed times
- are able to continue to earn an income whilst studying outside of working hours at home
- have access to highly qualified and experienced Damelin tutors who provide quick feedback via detailed comments on assignments
- are able to engage with course material that has been split up into manageable units, logically sequenced, integrated into a sound learning process of introduction, reinforcement and review and interspersed with learner-centred exercises