South Africa Courses

Learn more here about what courses are available and in demand in South Africa.

South Africa Courses

South Africa is home to one of the top universities in the world! It is only natural that you would want to know what courses you can study in South Africa, which courses are in demand and whether or not short courses are the best option! In this article, we’ll be answering these questions and more.

What are the Best Courses to Study in South Africa?

To understand which courses are in demand, you have to look at the skills that are currently in demand. Understanding this will give you an indication of what to study so that you can land yourself these in demand jobs. We will look at the top 4 and it is as follows:

Information Technology Courses (IT)

An old small typewriter, a closed notapd and an open book and a pair of glasses that are used for South Africa courses lined up in a circle on top of a wooden table.This profession has become the number one sought after. Most businesses if not all, have taken their services and products online. This means that they are constantly in need of people who are experts in computer use and data processing. 

If this is a course that or field that interests you, why not register with Skills Academy and study one of our IT and computer courses?

Engineering Courses

Engineering consists of a wide range of disciplines. Simply defined, it is the use of science to design and build functional structures such as buildings and cars. Engineering courses are in demand in South Africa because we are still a developing country with a lot of structures to build so we can improve our economy. Click here to see what courses are best for engineering in South Africa. 

Health and Clinical Courses

These will allow you to either be a doctor, pharmacists, nurses, medical researchers or nurses. Are interested in something similar but don’t qualify for a university degree? You can look at our Forensic courses, who knows, they might just help you find your passion!

Business, Management and Economics Courses

These courses are for the business person, the person whom everyone trusts to handle finances best and that person who just loves keeping track of every cent spent. Does this sound familiar to your interests? If yes, head on to our Bookkeeping, Financial Accounting and Management courses. They are accredited and recognised internationally!

Online Courses vs Distance Learning Courses

Choosing between online courses and distance learning is not such a hard decision to make. The only difference between the two is that your study material gets couriered to you when studying via distance learning. With online, everything is accessible through the internet, there is no hard copy study material sent to you. 

Also, online learning has no class attendance at all whereas some distance learning institutions may require you to attend classes. Wondering if the courses are any different? The answer is it depends on what are the requirements for that particular course. However, this has nothing to do with whether or not the course is done online or via distance learning. Remember, each course has its own guidelines, examination requirements and processes. 

Are Short Courses in South Africa Best for Employment?

In most cases, short courses in South Africa are skills courses. This makes it very easy for you to get your foot forward into the career you want. They save you time and increase your likelihood of being employed. Instead of doing a 4 year course you can take an 18 months course and get a job shortly after. You also get a chance to further your studies while working! This is proof that sometimes choosing to do a short course can be more beneficial than long term courses.

Ready to Enrol for Short Courses  With Skills Academy? Contact us Now!

Take this chance and apply for one of South Africa’s best courses with Skills Academy. Contact us for more information and assistance via:

  • Call us for free on 0800 39 0027
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Last Updated: November 2, 2020

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