If you are wanting to write matric for the first time or even rewrite matric because you didn’t pass, the links given below are for organisations that will help you with writing or rewriting your matric.


The Amended Senior Certificate’s (Adult Matric) academic year is AUGUST – JUNE and not Jan – Dec.

Second Chance Programme

Giving you another chance at success!

Second Chance Programme:
The objective of the Second Chance Matric Programme is to offer young people who have failed to meet the requirements of the NSC a second chance to obtain a matric thereby improving quality of life. The programme was piloted in 2016. The Second Chance programme supports anyone – of any age – who wants to achieve or improve their  matric, per subject and on a part-time basis, for free.

Abbotts College
Abbotts College accepts students into Grade 10 or 11 or 12. Those students who wish to be treated as young adults while being supported, encouraged and extended as they strive to reach their personal goals, will find the Abbotts College system most rewarding.

Academy of Business and Computer Studies
The following matric rewrite subjects are offered at the Academy;

  • English Language
  • Afrikaans
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Physical Science
  • Biology
  • Life Science
  • Geography
  • Accounting
  • Business Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Mercantile Law
  • History

ASSET – Association for Educational Transformation
The Association for Educational Transformation is situated in the Western Cape, South Africa. They are a non-profit NGO which aims to provide opportunities for students from disadvantaged communities to realise their full educational potential, and to contribute to the process of educational transformation in South Africa.

Brainline – Matric for Adults
If you are over 18 and have a computer with Internet access, you can achieve your matric from Brainline within only two years!

If you are an adult South African, over the age of 21, who would like to complete your Matric, look no further. This Adult Matric programme is engaging, informative and will help prepare you for the Amended Senior Certificate Examination. 

Southern African ABET & Skills Development Agency (SAADA)
SAADA offers a matric rewrite course. This course is aimed at students who want to upgrade their Matric symbols on a full time or part time basis. If you failed your matric or even have not done it before, we believe that SAADA is the best institute for you

St Francis Adult Education Centre
Night school for adults and day school for matriculants. St Francis is currently a Day, Night and Weekend School, servicing about 4000 learners annually. Academic course levels range from Literacy Level 1 to Matriculation (Grade 12).

Address: N’Dabeni St, Langa, Athlone, 7455

Phone: 021 633 6853

Star Schools
Star Schools’ Matric Rewrite Programme has increased the opportunity for learners to improve their marks post the national matriculation examinations.

The programme is specifically designed to:

• Support learners who have been unsuccessful in achieving the required symbols for access into tertiary institutions;
• Provide learners with a second opportunity to gain a national senior certificate pass

Taal-Net Training Institute
Matric (8-12), Rewrite and Revision Classes. Cape Town based. Also offer distance learning.

Offers tuition in both the old and new curriculums.

Tshwane College of Commerce & Computer Studies
Matric Rewrite / Revision / Extra Classes We offer High Class Matric lessons both on Part time (Saturdays 8:00-13:00pm) and Full time (Monday-Friday 8:00am-3:30 pm). If you have failed your Matric or have not done Matric before (do not worry about your age), then TSA is the best Institute for you.

Matric Works
All of the 13, Grade 12 subjects on offer from Matric Works are aligned to the Department of Education (DOE). We give learners the ability to complete their Amended Senior Certificate online. The ASC is equivalent to the nationally recognized National Senior (matric) Certificate.

Whitestone College
Amended Senior Certificate (Old Syllabus). This course is aimed at students who want to upgrade their Matric symbols on a full time or part time basis including Saturday classes. One on one help can be arranged. Students who have never written grade 12 but wish to obtain a Senior Certificate are encouraged to contact the campus near them and get information on how they may obtain Matric certificate because you are welcome. With Whitestone College, you may register for a full qualification and get a free Matric re-write.