Qualifications Offered:

The READ Institute provides 3 different qualifications: an FET Certificate (NQF Level 4), a Higher Certificate (NQF Level 5), and a Diploma (NQF Level 6). All are accredited by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), and the Education, Training and Development Practices Sector Education and Authority (ETDP SETA) as well as with Higher Education and Training through Lyceum College (No 2001/HE07/011).

The qualifications are available as distance learning courses, with the coursework books provided along with tutor support. The assigned READ tutor will conduct at least two contact sessions per term. READ is a national organisation with representation in all provinces. 


NQF Level


Cost excluding




Deposit excluding


fee of R300

Monthly Payments
x 12

Self-Study with Tutor Support   

NQF Level 4 and Level 5 


R 15 180

R 3 036

R 1 012 x 12 monthly payments

Payment Terms and Conditions


• A non-refundable Registration Fee of R300.00 is payable on submission of this registration form

• All payments are due by the 7th of each month and any discount will fall away if payments are made later than this date, or otherwise indicated.

• Outstanding payments will result in the Student’s Assessment Portfolio not being assessed.
*Should you withdraw from the course, any refund will be at the discretion of the READ Institute management.