Courses in South Africa

Find 195 Top Courses in South Africa 2018/2019

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South Africa is home to many things, including breathtaking landscapes, beaches, mountains, welcoming people, and excellent academic institutions. Students and professionals from around the world have discovered the benefits of taking courses in South Africa.

In addition to gaining a high-quality education, students can take advantage of the countless sites to see and nature activities. There are courses in South Africa to fit the needs of most any student. There are full-time, part-time, and distance learning options, allowing students to take courses in South Africa on a schedule that suits them. There are a range of courses in South Africa in a variety of topics, including business, arts, social sciences, engineering, and the natural and hard sciences. Whether you are looking for career advancement, career change, or simply for the fun of learning, there are courses in South Africa that are sure to help you meet your goals.

Browse the courses in South Africa below to learn more about the opportunities that are waiting for you!

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Course in General English

Avenue English
Campus Full time Open Enrollment South Africa Johannesburg

Our General English course focuses on fluency and accuracy, highlighting the practical understanding of English through the four main skills of Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking. [+]

General English

Our General English course focuses on fluency and accuracy, highlighting the practical understanding of English through the four main skills of Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking.

The course materials that we use encourage interactive participation so that the student builds confidence in a relaxed environment.

Students receive a full report and a level certificate on completion of an eight-week course.

General English course can be booked for a minimum of two weeks.

Start Date: ANY Monday

This course is suitable for students:– of any level, from Beginner to Advanced– who want to improve their level of understanding and communication in everyday situations– who are foreign or second language speakers of English.... [-]


Private Pilot Licence

Paramount Aviation Academy
Campus Full time February 2019 South Africa Bethlehem

A Private Pilot Licence is the first step towards obtaining a CPL. It allows you to carry a limited number of passengers. [+]

A Private Pilot Licence is the first step towards obtaining a CPL. It allows you to carry a limited number of passengers.

Requirements to start - 16 years or older (you can start training earlier but have to be 17 years of age in order to be awarded a private pilot’s license and 16 years to be able to go solo) - Hold a valid class 1 or 2 medical certificate (we have doctors in Bethlehem who are able to perform your flight medical once you have started the course) - You should be able to speak English on a conversational level, as it is a requirement to pass an English language test in order to obtain your radio license. Legal Flying Requirements A minimum of 25 hours dual flight instruction (dual – practical flight training with an instructor onboard) A minimum of 15 solo hours (this is made up of a minimum of 5 hours of cross-country, 5 hours of circuit and landing training and 5 hours of general flying training) 5 hours of instrument flying training. ... [-]

Course in English for Aviation

Bay Language Institute
Campus Full time 4 weeks February 2019 South Africa Port Elizabeth

Bay Language Institute, conveniently located near five flying schools, has built up a good reputation for quality and excellent results in Aviation English training. Some two years ago we were accredited by the South African CAA to assess English Language Proficiency for pilots and ATCs. [+]

bli is a South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) accredited aviation training organisation (ATO 0373) which offers an intensive English course especially for pilots and air traffic controllers.

Bay Language Institute, conveniently located near five flying schools, has built up a solid reputation for quality and excellent results in Aviation English training. Some two years ago we were accredited by the South African CAA to assess English Language Proficiency for pilots and ATCs.

Standard Aviation English courses are a combination of General English in the morning (20 lessons) and Aviation English in the afternoon (10 lessons). Aviation English is conducted by by an experienced and enthusiastic English teacher, with extensive and ongoing input from experienced pilots and ATCs.... [-]


Cape Town - University Of Cape Town

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2019 South Africa Cape Town

When you study with us in South Africa, you will register for three to five courses at South Africa's leading research university, the University of Cape Town (UCT), which is located in a pleasant suburban area five miles from the City Center. [+]

Overview

In Cape Town, every day will be like a choose-your-own-adventure book: imagine breathtaking views from atop Table Mountain, hiking Lion's Head at sunset, visiting beaches-there's even a beach with penguins!-and more.

When you study with us in South Africa, you will register for three to five courses at South Africa's leading research university, the University of Cape Town (UCT), which is located in a pleasant suburban area five miles from the City Center. UCT is South Africa's oldest university and has undergone incredible change since its opening, particularly since the end of apartheid, working to make quality higher education available to students regardless of race. UCT is officially recognized for its strengths in African Studies, Biology, Botany, Business, Environmental Sciences, History, Mathematics, Engineering, Sociology, and Anthropology.... [-]


General Language Course

Eurocentres
Campus 2 - 52 weeks August 2019 South Africa Cape Town

ur General English course covers grammar, vocabulary, and all the key skills that you will need to develop in order speak and understand English. All our lessons are planned and delivered by experienced teachers who focus on your individual needs and learning style. If you want to travel, make new friends, and communicate in English with confidence, try this innovative course and get ready to see how you can make fast progress while having fun. [+]

If you have decided that is time to finally learn English, our General English course can help you achieve this goal and give you a solid base to develop your foreign language skills. We know that learning a new language can be a daunting challenge, and this is why we have developed a modern and inspirational range of teaching and learning methods that will keep you motivated so that you can keep learning and make real progress. Our General English course covers grammar, vocabulary, and all the key skills that you will need to develop in order speak and understand English. All our lessons are planned and delivered by experienced teachers who focus on your individual needs and learning style. If you want to travel, make new friends, and communicate in English with confidence, try this innovative course and get ready to see how you can make fast progress while having fun.... [-]


Short Courses in Humanities

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

Short Courses in Humanities [+]

Title Duration Price Admission Requirement Contact Advanced Modern Greek GRK 3001 (Advanced Modern Greek ) 10 Months R3000 ​Intermediate Modern Greek​ Mrs Marilena Triandafillou marilenap@ uj.ac.za Basic Biblical Hebrew Texts (Basic Biblical Hebrew Texts ) 1 Semester R3000 ​Biblical Hebrew for Beginners​ Dr GE Lier gelier@uj.ac.za Basic Spoken Arabic (Basic Spoken Arabic ) 1 Semester R3000 Grade 12 Dr SM Mathee smathee@ uj.ac.za Biblical Hebrew for Beginners (Biblical Hebrew for Beginners ) 1 Semester R3000 ​Grade 12 Dr GE Lier gelier@uj.ac.za Intermediate Biblical Hebrew (Intermediate Biblical Hebrew ) 1 Semester R3000 Basic Biblical Hebrew Texts​ Dr GE Lier gelier@uj.ac.za Intermediate Biblical Hebrew Texts (Intermediate Biblical Hebrew Texts) 1 Semester R3000 ​Intermediate Biblical Hebrew​ Dr GE Lier gelier@uj.ac.za Intermediate Modern Greek GRK 2001 (Intermediate Modern Greek ) 10 Months R3000 Modern Greek for Beginners​ Mrs Marilena Triandafillou marilenap@ uj.ac.za Jewish Exegesis (Jewish Exegesis) 1 Semester R3000 Grade 12 Dr GE Lier gelier@uj.ac.za Jewish History (Jewish History) 1 Semester R3000 Dr GE Lier gelier@uj.ac.za Modern Greek for Beginners GRK 1001 (Modern Greek for Beginners ) 10 Months R3000 Modern Greek for Beginners Grade 12 Mrs Marilena Triandafillou marilenap@ uj.ac.za Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Social Research (Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Social Research ) 1 Semester R3000 An Honours degree in a Social Science or related discipline is required. This will include: Sociology, Industrial Sociology, Anthropology, Education, Geography, Philosophy, Historical Studies, Development Studies, Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Politics, Public Governance, Social Work, English, Economics and Urban Studies. Additionally, any BA Degree on NQF 6 or... [-]

Online Course: Operations & Logistics Management

University Of The Free State Business School Online
Online Full time 1 week Open Enrollment South Africa Bloemfontein

In essence, at its core, business is about providing a superior product or service. The operations function of the organization consists of all the activities that produce what the organization produces. It is the function that creates the value that its customers seek. [+]

Operations & Logistics Management

In essence, at its core, business is about providing a superior product or service. The operations function of the organization consists of all the activities that produce what the organization produces. It is the function that creates the value that its customers seek. This short program analyses the processes used to deliver products to the marketplace. Several “world class” firms have demonstrated that effective operational management can be a potent and competitive weapon. This short program addresses the key operations and logistical issues in service and manufacturing operations, which have strategic as well as tactical implications. Both quantitative and qualitative techniques and principles, used by leading organizations, are examined.... [-]


Course in Club Management Specialisation Package

International Hotel School
Online Part time 12 - 15  February 2019 South Africa Durban Cape Town Johannesburg + 2 more

This programme introduces a thorough look at club management, introducing students to general club management and governance, leadership, marketing, and human resources, and such operational areas as food and beverage operations, entertainment, financial management, club technology, and sports and recreation programs. [+]

– Certification –

Graduates receive the Specialisation Certificate awarded by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), as well as a single course certificate for each module passed.

Course Description

This programme introduces a thorough look at club management, introducing students to general club management and governance, leadership, marketing, and human resources, and such operational areas as food and beverage operations, entertainment, financial management, club technology, and sports and recreation programs.

What does the programme cover?

Students are required to complete five compulsory modules. Other elective modules are available to talk to us so we can design a learning pathway that suits your needs.... [-]


ALA Model African Union Course

African Leadership Academy
Campus Full time 5 days March 2019 South Africa Roodepoort Johannesburg + 1 more

African Leadership Academy Model African Union (ALAMAU) is a simulation of the African Union, providing a platform for young leaders to explore the inner workings of the African Union, and to practice international diplomacy by assuming the roles of African leaders. [+]

About us

African Leadership Academy Model African Union (ALAMAU) is a simulation of the African Union, providing a platform for young leaders aged 14 to 19 to explore the inner workings of the African Union, and to practice international diplomacy by assuming the roles of African leaders. This conference affords delegates the opportunity to study complex African issues, understand the interests and positions of African countries, and learn to successfully negotiate without compromising national interests. ALAMAU aims to empower young leaders to model international cooperation while celebrating diversity and promoting pan-African unity.

ALAMAU 2015 will be held from March 18-22, 2015 as young leaders attempt to resolve, in five days of intense brainstorming and negotiations, some of the longest-running and most complicated issues on the continent.... [-]


Course: Adobe Photoshop Essentials - Online Program

Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Online Part time South Africa Cape Town

In this course, not only will you learn the Photoshop essentials, but some unique insights as to what you can achieve combining the various tools you learn. On its completion, you should feel comfortable using the software to edit and manipulate your own images as well as be able to create your own art... [+]

Adobe Photoshop Essentials

If you are an aspiring or working Print or Web Designer, Adobe Photoshop is an indispensable tool for image editing, compositing and finally outputting your finished work to a broad range of formats for both print and web. We will teach you from a basic level to intermediate how to use this fantastic program to perfect your images with non-destructive filters and powerful color-correction, cloning, and healing tools.

Description

In this course, not only will you learn the Photoshop essentials, but some unique insights as to what you can achieve combining the various tools you learn. On its completion, you should feel comfortable using the software to edit and manipulate your own images as well as be able to create your own art.... [-]


Private Pilots Licence Ground School Course

Morningstar Flight Academy
Campus Full time Part time 6 - 48 weeks Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town + 1 more

The PPL (Private Pilots Licence) Ground School consists of 8 theory subjects which are lectured in a classroom. A student will only receive his/her PPL once all the subjects have been passed. The class times, as well as the number of hours, are adjusted by the flight school to facilitate the group or students schedule. [+]

What is the PPL Ground School?

The PPL (Private Pilots Licence) Ground School consists of 8 theory subjects which are lectured in a classroom. A student will only receive his/her PPL once all the subjects have been passed. The class times, as well as the number of hours, are adjusted by the flight school to facilitate the group or students schedule.

The PPL Ground School consists of the following subjects:

- Air Law (NOT LECTURED - SELF STUDY)

Learning about the rules and regulations associated with flying.

- Aircraft Technical (LECTURES OPTIONAL)

A detailed insight into the various components that make up the aircraft you fly.

- Principals of Flight (ON-GOING GROUND BRIEFINGS / COMPULSORY)... [-]


Commercial Pilots Licence

Flight Training College
Campus Full time Part time February 2019 South Africa George

This is the rating which will allow you to enter the commercial and airline world of aviation. As a commercial pilot, you may fly as pilot in command, for remuneration, any aircraft certified for single pilot operations. [+]

This is the rating which will allow you to enter the commercial and airline world of aviation. As a commercial pilot, you may fly as pilot in command, for remuneration, any aircraft certified for single pilot operations.

You may operate as a co-pilot, for remuneration (once you have completed the type-specific training) on any medium size commercial aircraft certified for multi-crew operations.

To operate as pilot in command on multi-crew aircraft you must complete the Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL).

It is obvious that the CPL is required should a career in aviation be your dream. It will also allow you to build the mandatory experience required for the ATP.

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New Managers Programme

University of The Free State School of Business
Campus Full time 8 months January 2019 South Africa Bloemfontein Phuthaditjhaba + 1 more

The economic challenges and responsibilities that South Africa is facing with, require management development within the context of unique and often fluctuating circumstances. Not only does this programme meet this important requirement, but it has been constructed in such a way that both the employer and employee will reap the benefits of the programme without being unduly inconvenienced. [+]

The economic challenges and responsibilities that South Africa is facing with, require management development within the context of unique and often fluctuating circumstances. Not only does this programme meet this important requirement, but it has been constructed in such a way that both the employer and employee will reap the benefits of the programme without being unduly inconvenienced. We believe that one should first be able to manage oneself before one can manage other people. For this reason, self-development is a very important part of the programme.

Leadership is something that can be acquired by everyone, and the objective of this programme is to help develop these properties in every student enrolled in the programme.... [-]


ICB Programme in Computerised Bookkeeping

Open Learning Group
Campus Full time 3 months February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

This programme covers basic computer skills including MS Office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint) and Pastel Partner. Students should be reasonably acquainted with MS Office prior to commencing this programme. [+]

This programme covers basic computer skills including MS Office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint) and Pastel Partner. Students should be reasonably acquainted with MS Office prior to commencing this programme.

Curriculum Introduction to computing, Window, Email and Internet Installation and registration of Pastel Partner V14 Pastel language and navigation Creating and setting up a company in Pastel Partner V14 Create and maintain general ledger accounts Create and maintain supplier accounts Create and maintain customer accounts Create and maintain inventory items Take on balances and journals Supplier processing Customer processing Cash book, petty cash and journal processing Month-end procedures Year-end procedures ... [-]

Cambridge Exam Preparation (FCE, CAE, CPE)

LAL Language Centres
Campus Full time 6 - 10  August 2019 South Africa Cape Town

The Cambridge FCE exam will give you a qualification that is recognised by thousands of businesses and educational institutions across the world. Our experienced teachers make exam preparation a stimulating and enjoyable experience by supplementing the coursebook with real-life materials, audio recordings, video, and online resources. [+]

Cambridge FCE, CAE & CPE exam preparation courses

London, Torbay, Cape Town, Fort Lauderdale, Boston

There are three different kinds of certificate that you can take: Cambridge English First (FCE), Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE). We have 6 or 10 weeks options available (depending on your level of English) at all of our locations.

Cambridge Exams have been designed to determine your level of English for both work and study purposes. Each of the different exams have been created to test students with different levels and test the four skills of the English language: reading, writing, listening and speaking. The exams will also be looking at your level of vocabulary and grammar.... [-]