Colleges Still Open

Don’t let the lockdown stand in your way of achieving your academic goals. Make distance learning your choice of study and study from home today.

For many, 2020 will be a year that will be hard to forget. Our lives have gone into a complete halt as many countries go into lockdown to stop the spread of Covid-19. Due to this, many who planned to study this year feel as if they are unable to get their qualification. Yet we are here to help. Skills Academy, along with all our partner colleges are still operating. Read on below and find the list of distance learning Colleges Still Open.

Skills Academy


Get all the knowledge and skills you need to make your career a success. Skills Academy, a distance learning college, offers a wide range of courses that are sure to enhance your skills. We have no in-classroom learning, saving you time and money that would have been spent on travel costs and getting to classes. We offer accredited courses, as well as provider programmes, which are specifically designed to give you the skills needed in a wide variety of careers and industries.

Bellview Institute


Want to achieve an accredited qualification from the comfort of your home? Then this is the college for you. Bellview Institute provides you with an array of accredited courses, making you a sought after employee in your field of interest. Our courses are certified by external accreditation bodies like the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO), who sets the standard for courses and qualification. This ensures that the graduates entering the workforce are highly skilled and knowledgeable in the work which they do. 

Matric College


Has achieving your matric certificate been an academic dream of yours? With us, you are sure to achieve it. Matric College offers you matric programmes which are sure to help you get your matric certificate. Entry requirements are simple. You need to be 21 years and older and have the ability to read, write and understand English. We offer the following programmes:

Matric Upgrade

Many students are unable to study the course of their choice as they did not reach the study requirements. But that is a thing of the past. Matric Upgrade allows you to redo the course you have either failed or want to improve, allowing you to achieve a better matric pass. 

Adult Matric 

Had to drop out of school and never got your matric certificate? Well here is the chance to reach your academic goals. Adult Matric allows you to complete your matric certificate, all from the comfort of your home, taking the first step to furthering your education.

Ember Academy


Ember Academy is a distance learning college, aimed at providing students with the skills, as well as support as they complete their studies from home. Ember Academy has built its foundation on 5 key values, namely integrity, loyalty, space to grow, generosity and personal responsibility. These values are instilled into all students, which are characteristics employers seek from all their staff. 

Learning Group


Want to enrol into courses that will increase your creativity and enhance your skills? Then the Learning Group is the right option for you. We offer courses that will prepare you to work in any industry of your choice. From Photography to Interior Design courses, there is no shortage of skills and knowledge offered here. As a distance learning college, you can start your course with us whenever you want, gaining all the skills you need without leaving your home.

There a many distance Learning Colleges Still Open during the Covid-19 pandemic.

What we Offer


Skills Academy has an extensive range of courses you can study with us. These courses will ensure that you are able to complete the basic yet practical duties at work. We offer:

National Diploma Courses

We offer accredited nated courses in a wide range of topics. Our nated courses range from level N4 – N6. With each level completed, you will receive a qualification. After completing all 3, you will receive your national diploma. To enrol into this course, you will need your matric certificate or N4 equivalent, and the ability to read, write and understand English.

ICB Courses

Want to start a career in finance or start your own business? Then look no further. We offer accredited ICB Courses, that will teach you all the skills needed to start a successful career. Whether you would like to be a financial manager or entrepreneur, ICB Courses will help you make that dream a reality. Entry requirements for ICB Courses is the ability to read, write and understand English, as all your coursework will be in this language.

Provider Programmes

Provider programmes are courses that aim to teach you the skills needed to complete your daily tasks at work. Skills Academy aims to shorten the gap between the shortage of skills in the country. And our provider programmes will do just that. From short courses to comprehensive certificates, our courses will enable you with all the skills needed to have a successful career.

Benefits of Studying With us


Distance learning has recently become one of the best forms of studying. And with the recent emergence of Covid-19, getting your qualification while studying from home would be your best bet. Apart from studying from home, there are many other benefits of studying with us. These include:

Study when you want – With no classes, you can study whenever you want, whether it’s early in the morning or late at night, the choice is yours.

Only pay for the months studied – Finish a 12 month course in 9 months? No need to pay for the full course length. Only pay for the months studied with us.

Course material sent to you – All your course material will be sent to you via email, ensuring you that you do not have to go out during lockdown to buy textbooks and readers. 

30 day money back guarantee –  Not ready to complete your studies. Get a refund within 30 days of registering with us.

No credit checks – During the pandemic, credit checks should be the least of your worries. We do not do any background checks on our students, as we believe everyone has a right to study.

Take the Opportunity to get Your Qualification During the Lockdown

Contact us today and one of our course advisors will help you through the process. 

  • Call us on 0800 39 00 27
  • Fill in this registration form 
  • Chat to us on Whatsapp 082 318 8892
Last Updated: 21 June 2022



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