Unisa Higher Certificate In Education

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Unisa Higher Certificate In Education

Unisa Higher Certificate In Education

The aim of this qualification is to provide access, with a reasonable chance of success, to candidates with potential who otherwise would not meet the new minimum entry requirements. The purpose of the curriculum is to provide these students with the basic skills required to succeed in the Open Distance Learning (ODeL) environment and also to articulate some qualifications provided in first year undergraduate degree / diploma qualifications.

Therefore, the aim of learning would be to develop generic ODeL competencies, such as basic language and learning skills , information management skills and teaching skills, as well as some elective subject knowledge. Both online and distance learning modes will be used to present this qualification.

READ: Higher Certificate Courses at UNISA 2024-2025


When To Apply For Unisa Higher Certificate In Education?

The 2024 academic year application for admission to Higher Certificate qualifications will be open from 11 August to 14 October

Who Can Apply for Unisa Higher Certificate In Education?

Everyone wanting to commence a new Higher Certificate in Education at Unisa must apply for admission.

READ: Unisa Application Closing Dates 2024-2025

What Do You Need To Apply for Unisa Higher Certificate In Education?

Pay an pplication fee of R125 online and have the following supporting documents ready to upload during the application process:

  • Copy of school qualifications
  • Copy of official tertiary academic record(s) (if applicable)
  • Certified copy of your ID document (RSA students) or ID / passport (international students)
  • Copy of your marriage certificate (if applicable) or divorce decree (if applicable)
  • Sworn translations of documents if they are not in English or Afrikaans

Who Can Register fo Unisa Higher Certificate In Education?

Applicants can register only after they have obtained confirmation from Unisa that they have accepted their application for admission. Unisa reserves the right not to process and / or terminate your registration once you have been found to have been admitted to a qualification incorrectly. Admission to the alternative qualification is not automatic. It will depend on whether you comply with the admission requirements and if space is available. Re-registering students can register once the registration period opens for the 2021 academic year.

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READ: UNISA Certificate Courses 2024-2025

UNISA Contact

Please contact Unisa at the following address:

  • Preller Street, Muckleneuk Ridge, Pretoria
  • Sunnyside campus (applications, registrations & learning centre):
  • Cnr Justice Mahomed & Steve Biko Streets, Sunnyside, Pretoria
  • Tel: 0800 005 311
  • Email: unisa@whistleblowing.co.za

The Unisa Higher Certificate in Education is a stepping stone for aspiring educators, sparking a love for lifelong learning and preparing them to make a meaningful impact in the lives of their students and the larger community. This programme exemplifies the value of education in creating a brighter and more inclusive future for all. Visit the official website of Unisa for more information.


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