A List of Short Courses To Pursue If You Didn’t Do Well In Your Matric

A List of Short Courses To Pursue If You Didn’t Do Well In Your Matric. Everyone who set for the 2020 Matric final examination has now received their results. The Independent Examinations Board class of 2020 registered a pass rate of 98.07%, whereas the National Senior Certificate class of 2020 registered a pass rate of 76.2%. This is quite commendable, considering the fact that education was affected by Covid-19 in 2020. If you didn’t do well, do not despair, you can still further your studies and secure a brighter future for yourself.

At first you are going to feel like it’s the end of the world, more so if you studied hard, and was hoping for the best. The fact that you didn’t meet the minimum pass requirements in your November exams simply means that you are unable to enter into a degree course at this time. There is a lot that you can still do to upgrade yourself. Some people prefer to rewrite after failing, others opt for re-marking, others repeat matric, whereas some take a gap year to figure out their next step. There are always options available, you just have to chose what works for you.

Another option that can be beneficial is to do a short course. You can still further your education without having matric. There are a lot of lucrative courses out there that you can pursue. Some institutions offer a range of exciting degree, diploma and certificate courses that you can do with no matric, all you have to do is research, and choose the one that resonates with you.


  • Beauty Therapy
  • Supply Chain 
  • Computer Courses
  • Hospitality and Tourism 
  • Occupational Health and Safety 
  • Guest House Management 
  • Project Management 
  • Receptionist/Personal Assistant/ Secretary 
  • Business Management and Office Administration
  • Child Day Care
  • Events Management
  • Graphic Design, Web Design and Photography
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain
  • Engineering Studies/Technical
  • Workplace Skills

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