Application for External Credit

Please note Application closing dates - 31 March for 1st Semester and 31 Aug for 2nd Semester

Student Details

*Please note that the Student Hub will only accept and respond to applications via your vcconnect email addresses.

Application Details

Supporting Docs

      For students who want to apply for credit for modules from a completed /incomplete qualification done at another accredited and registered provider.

      • Credit can only be awarded at the same or lower NQF level and cannot be awarded at a higher level than the credit was originally earned. Similarly credit values can only be awarded at the same or a lower level.
      • Applications can only be processed for students who have been allocated an IIE student or prospect number.
      • Students must attend class and undertake all forms of assessment until the outcome of the application is known.
      • Student needs to provide original academic record (proof of subjects/modules passed/portfolio of evidence). *
      • Documentation detailing the learning outcomes for each module / unit standard. The name and content page of the prescribed textbook is not sufficient. Outcomes and information related to the programme/ course studied that will enable assessment of outcomes, credits and content are required.*
      • In the case of non-South African qualifications:
      • SAQA equivalence assessment of the qualification, outcomes and information related to the programme/ course studied that will enable the same assessment as for local qualification.*
      • Proof of the accreditation status of the institution and qualification in the country of origin.
      • Provision of detail in regard to the outcomes (module), contact time and method of assessment may be requested if the application cannot be finalised without them.

      Varsity College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act,1997 (reg. no. 2007/HE07/002). Company registration number: 1987/004754/07.