Adult Matric

If you have not completed your matric, you still have the opportunity to complete your matric year.

Matric college is a distance learning specialist that offers you a second chance at getting matric. 

What is Adult Matric?

Adult matric, also known as the Amended National Senior Certificate(ANSC), is a way for people over 21 years, who have completed grade 9 to get a matric certificate.

When you apply for adult matric. Matric College will help you choose 6 subjects that are right for you.

Choosing to study Adult Matric via Distance Learning has many benefits, one of the main benefits is that you set your own study schedule which means that you can study and work at the same time.

Application requirements

To qualify to write adult matric exams you have to meet the following requirements:

  • You must be over the age of 21 
  • Must have passed grade 9 or a grade 9 equivalent qualification

Can I apply if I’m 19 years old?

Yes, you can! If you are 19 years old you can apply to do your adult matric. However, you can only write your adult matric exams when you are 21.

Here’s how the process works if you apply as a 19 year old:

  1. Register for adult matric now
  2. Start studying your first subjects
  3. Turn 20 years old by the end of April 2021
  4. Use all of next year to study
  5. Register for your first exams – Exam registration is done in November / December 2021
  6. Start preparing for your first exams!
  7. Turn 21 years old by the end of April 2022


more information about the fees, please contact Matric College on 012 762 7100 and speak to one of our skilled consultants.

How Matric College works

Step 1: Registration 

We will help you choose the right subjects during the registration process. 

Step 2: Delivery

We deliver your first package, containing your first study material, once you have successfully completed your registration and made your first payment. You will receive your first package within 5 – 7 days after your first payment was made, via courier.  Your second batch of study material will be couriered to you after your second monthly payment ect. You do not have to buy any additional textbooks as we provide the correct textbooks.

Step 3: Preparation 

We provide our students with support through our online tutors. Your tutor is available online, on WhatsApp, on email and on the phone. We will help you prepare for your exams by helping you work through study materials.

Step 4: Exam

You have to register for your own exam. We assist you with the information needed for you to register for your own exam.