5 Benefits of Completing a Short Course During Your gap Year

Choosing if you should study during your gap year seems like a nerve-wracking decision. Put your mind at ease and find out 5 benefits of completing a short course during your gap year.

5 Benefits of Completing a Short Course During Your gap Year

Congratulations on completing your matric. You are young, motivated and ready for the big world. We are just as excited as you are! Deciding what to do during your gap year might seem scary but we are in your academic corner. Put your mind at ease and find out 5 reasons you should do a short course during your gap year.

Questions to ask Yourself Before Taking a gap Year

Before commiting 100% to a gap year, there are few things you must consider. Unfortunately life does not grant everyone the same circumstances, but that does not mean we can’t get you to your best life! These are a few questions to ask yourself before making your decision.

Why are you Taking a Gap Year? 

You must have a reason for taking a gap year. This could simply be “finding yourself” or deciding what career suits you best. Having direction is important. Without it, who knows where you’ll end up. So choose wisely!

What are you Able to do During Your Gap Year?

This is an important question as no two people have the same circumstances. Take into consideration the resources (financial, accommodation, family support) that you have access to. This is important as you don’t want to commit to anything that’s going to cause issues in other parts of your life.

What do you Want to Achieve After Your Gap Year?

Making sure you choose the right career is very important. This is a very good reason to take a gap year. It is also a great example of a good outcome after a gap year. Detail what you want to have achieved and go for it!

5 Benefits of Completing a Short Course During Your gap Year

By completing a course, you don’t just receive the obvious advantage of a completed qualification. You will grow your understanding of what you are studying. Short courses are a great way of experimenting with careers that interest you. So do as many as you can! Below is a list of more benefits you should consider:

Find Your Passion While Completing a Qualification

The biggest benefit of doing a short course is that your academic progress does not stop, even though you are taking a gap year. If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life!

A Short Course Allows you Time to Yourself

Short courses don’t take as much time as full-time university courses. Our distance learning method allows you to complete your qualification on your own schedule. Breathe, take your time and find your academic passion!

Short Courses Could Qualify you for Temporary Work

Want to make some money during your gap year? Register for a short course right now! Doing a short course could qualify you for jobs. Study a short course now and spend the rest of the year reaping its rewards. Go fill your pockets.

Put Your Parents Mind at Ease

Mom and Dad not too keen on a gap year? No problem. Completing a course during this period could put their hearts and minds at ease!

Your Progress Never Stops!

As a young person, your life is your canvas. Don’t hesitate to keep adding more and more to who you are. Short Courses continue your personal development. We take your progress very seriously!

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How to Choose the Right Course 

Choosing the right course is also very important. Before deciding, think of the subjects you enjoyed most at school. You should also consider your passions, a.k.a the things you love doing. Once you’ve decided, take a look at our courses and choose the one that suits you best!

Short Courses – Distance Learning

Distance learning is a great way to complete your short course. This won’t require you to go into physical classes. Complete your course exactly where you are right now if you want to!  Make your qualification as comfortable as possible. Sounds great right?

Lets Make Your Gap Year as Productive as Possible!

Now you are ready for your gap year! Have fun, stay safe and make the right decisions. Register for your short course today by contacting us on:

  • 0800 39 00 27.

 Alternatively fill in our contact form.

Last Updated: June 21, 2021

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Eric Diergaardt
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