Quick Start

dreamstime_xs_55001394-success-arrow-largeDon’t have time for long explanations? Here are the facts you need for a Quick Start on the GED® route to getting a recognised Grade 12 equivalent.

Take the fast track to reach your goals!

Your success is our goal!


  • The GED® is considered to be a grade 12 equivalent.
  • It is recognised in South Africa by SAQA and Universities SA.
  • The minimum age to write the GED® is age 16.
  • A South African ID or passport is required at test centres.
  • Choose your own test dates for each of four subjects, yes, only four! No Afrikaans. All tests in English. The subject list is below.
  • No deadlines for writing all tests by a given date. Less stress.
  • Choose a test centre near you.
  • All the study materials is provided online.
  • You need a laptop, tablet or desktop computer with internet access to use the online GED® course.

The GED® tests four subjects:

  1. Mathematical Reasoning
  2. Reasoning Through Language Arts
  3. Social Studies
  4. Science

Candidates must pass all 4 subjects to earn their GED® credential.


  1. Enrol with OnlineGED.co.za and start your online classes (R2 300). Pay, email us, START!
  2. Study until the online GED Academy™ programme shows you have reached beyond “Passing Level” in each of the four subjects.
  3. Book your tests online
  4. Write each test on computer at a test centre near you.
  5. Apply online for a hard copy of your results

Enrol now and take the first step on the fast-track to success!