College SA is a Distance Learning Private and Business College, located in Tygervalley Bellville, South Africa. College SA offers Business, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to students, both in South Africa and internationally.
College SA was initially established in partnership with the Curro School Group, as Curro College in 2007. In 2008, the Curro School Partners sold their shares in the college and Curro College became College SA.
Since 2008, College SA has added more than 200 courses to its prospectus. These include both non-accredited as well as nationally and internationally accredited courses. With the expansion of its product range it became necessary to open an in-house printing department.
In 2016 the majority shareholding in the company was sold to JSE listed RECM and Calibre Limited (RAC) and Tabaldi Investment Holdings Pty Ltd (TIH). During this time the College was relocated from Bellville South to its current location in Tygervalley Bellville.
RAC and TIH have already made other key investments in other educational assets including Tabaldi Education (Tabaldi Online Accounting Classroom), UK based IASeminars, HBM Edu Tech and Optic Blaze Media.
Accreditation and registration
College SA is Provisionally Registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). Their DHET Provisional Registration Number is: 2009/FE07/099.
College SA is accredited by the following accrediting/professional bodies
- Umalusi which offers Engineering/Technical studies N1-N3. Accreditation Number is: 15 FET02 00025
- Fasset for Bookkeeping and Accounting qualifications
- ICB Financial Accounting; Public Sector Accounting; Business Management; Entrepreneurship; Office Administration
- SABPP who offer a Human Resource Management registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF)
- CIMA offers CIMA's Certificate in Business Accounting
- Microsoft who offers the following pathways: Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA) certifications; MCSA Microsoft Windows 8; MCSA & MCSE Microsoft Windows Server; MCSA & MCSE Microsoft SQL Server; MCSD Microsoft Web & Store Applications
- CompTIA for CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications.
Mode of delivery
College SA is a distance learning provider. All of their courses are offered via correspondence, and are available to students all over South Africa, as well as international students. Academic support is provided to students by an online classroom, Educational Planners and course tutor.
College SA located in Cape Town, South Africa. Their physical address is:
College SA - Head office
1st Floor, Tygervalley Office Park, Corner of Old Oak and Durban Road, Tygervalley, Cape Town, 7536
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