New rules for adults completing Matric in WC

Adults in the Western Cape who want to obtain their Senior Certificate will have to meet a new set of requirements to earn a grade 12 qualification.

In recent years there have been many success stories of people completing their matric certificate long after their school going years have passed.

These inspirational stories demonstrate that it is never too late to finish what you've started or to improve your education.

More adults are 'going back to school' to acquire their matric certificate. Are you thinking about completing your Senior Certificate?

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has published a revised set of requirements for adult learners. Here are some things you should know:

According to the WCED website adults wishing to complete the Senior Certificate must now study subjects listed by the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS). The list of selected subjects is provided on the website and can be accessed by following the link below.

Learners must also be 21 years or older and be in a possession of a grade 9 or equivalent qualification in order to qualify for the matric programme.

Visit the WCED website to find out everything you need to know about obtaining a senior certificate as an adult in the Western Cape.

The WCED also provides a list of adult learning centres in the Western Cape.


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