What is Second Chance matric Programme?
The aim of the Second Chance Matric Programme is to provide support to learners who have not been able to meet the requirements of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) or the extended Senior Certificate (SC), thereby meeting the goals of the NDP and the sector thus increasing learner retention.
Senior Certificate Examinations
Second Chance Programme: Giving you another chance at Success!
Registrations are open from 1 October 2021 to 31 January 2021. Find out more here.
Benefits of doing the second chance matric programme:
- Learners are able to meet the requirements of the NSC or SC and obtain a Grade 12 matric certificate
- Increase learner retention
- Increase computer skills, job opportunities and career pathing
- Learners are able to access bursary opportunities for further studies
Candidates who qualify for admission to the Senior Certificate:
- Senior Certificate Examination Candidates: Learners registered to write the Senior Certificate examinations in June.
- NSC Examinations Part-time candidates: Learners who attempted the NSC examinations post 2015 and will write the examinations in November.
The Second Chance Matric Programme of the Department of Basic Education provides support to learners who want to rewrite subjects. It helps them to meet the requirements of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) or Senior Certificate (SC) and obtain a Grade 12 matric certificate.