Extension of SC Exam Registration 2022. The Department of Basic Education (DBE) was announcing the registration for the 2022 Senior Certificate (SC) exams could be closed th end of January.
Extension of SC Exam Registration 2022
The closing date to register for the upcoming May/June Senior Certificate examinations has been extended to 18 February 2022. Register at any education district office near you, or online via eservices.gov.za
There are two ways applicants can register for the SC exams. You can choose to either register online at https://www.eservices.gov.za/ or deliver your application to any provincial education office.
The senior certificate allows candidates to obtain University endorsement. As in the case of the NSC exam, they can also qualify for admission to Bachelor, Diploma or Higher Certificate programmes at Higher Education institutions.
Who Qualifies for the SC examinations?
- Adult learners who are 21 years and older who have:
- a General Education and Training Certificate (GETC); or
- a Grade 9 school report (or the old standard seven). stating that they have passed Grade 9 or Standard 7; or a recognised equivalent qualification obtained at NQF Level which requires two official languages.
- Adult learners who are 21 years and older with an incomplete Senior Certificate qualification.
- Adult learners who are 21 years and older with an incomplete National Senior Certificate
- Only in exceptional cases, out of school youth, who are 18-21 years old and who could not complete their school education due to circumstances beyond their control, as verified by the Head of Department in the Provincial Education Department.
- Adult candidates who are 21 years and older with an incomplete NSC may choose to complete the NSC, or convert to the Senior Certificate. Should the candidate choose to convert to the Senior Certificate, they may not revert to the NSC and attempt to complete the NSC qualification.
- Adult candidates who have already obtained a qualification but wish to improve their results/status.