How to Use CACH

Wednesday, 28 April, 2021 - 09:31
Saarah Richards

CACH is a system put in place to assists student in find place in a university and college. There is a number of ways to access CACH


The Central Application Clearing House (CACH) a system that was put in place to help student who have unsuccessful application at universities and colleges find available placements in different colleges and universities of their interest 

CACH can be accessed in a number of ways:

How CACH works

Phase 1: Individuals looking for space in the PSET system can SMS their name and ID Number to
31629 and be called back free of charge. Individuals can also register or sign up online via the

Phase 2: In the case of an SMS, the agents will call a prospective student back free of charge. The
agents will then register all requested details on the CACH database, indicating the learners' chosen
field of study and the province they wish to study.

Phase 3: The applicant’s details and matric results will be confirmed, verified, and automatically
transferred to institutions of higher learning for possible admission and placement on confirmation by
the applicant.

Phase 4: Where places exist and applicants meet the requirements, institutions will contact
applicants directly to offer them available places.

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