Online GED South Africa offers an online study programme powered by Essential Education GED Academy™ to prepare you for the GED® tests. Enrolment is for 12 months starting anytime. This can be renewed if necessary.
You need to have a computer or tablet with internet access to study online.
Get your GED® credential as an alternative to a South African matric online.
The GED® opens doors of opportunity for you to study at colleges and universities, or you could find a better job because you have a grade 12 equivalent*.
All you need to write the GED® tests is a South African ID or passport. You must be age 16 or older. The online course will help you to prepare for and pass the GED® tests.
Click here for a list of all 38 of the GED® test centres in South Africa.
Once a student has completed the GED® and meets the requirements as per the Gazette, he/she may apply to USAf ** for consideration for one of the following categories of university exemption:
- Foreign Conditional Exemption
- Senatorial Discretion
- Mature Age Exemption
In South Africa, GED® graduates may apply to Universities South Africa (USAf) for a letter of foreign conditional exemption with
- their GED® credential, accompanied by a letter of admission to an appropriately accredited US university.**
2. alternatively the required SAT score**
You need either one of the above two options in order to fulfill the conditions set by USAf in order to qualify for one of the categories of university exemption so that you will be eligible to apply to a South African university.
The GED Webinar will explain how to achieve all this is more detail. Download or view it now FREE.
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*SAQA (the South African Qualifications Authority) has evaluated the GED® and found the National Senior Certificate as its closest comparable qualification. SAQA evaluates each submission of a foreign qualification on a case by case basis and therefore students with a GED® are eligible for SAQA Foreign Qualification evaluation.
**GED® graduates may apply to Universities South Africa (USAf) for a letter of foreign conditional exemption with their GED® credential, accompanied by a letter of admission to an appropriately accredited US university or alternatively the required SAT score.