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Frequently asked questions


What are micro-credentials and short courses?

Micro-credentials and short courses help you gain in-demand skills that strengthens your professional competency. These courses help you stay relevant in your current industry, or prepare you for a shift into a new field of interest.

What are the course entry requirements?

Our goal is to make learning accessible to learners across the globe. Anyone 18 years of age or older can sign up for our online courses. There are no academic entry requirements or conditions.

How long does it take to complete a course?

On average, you will need 10 – 13 hours a week to complete a micro-credential and 6 hours a week to complete the coaching short course.

Check the description of the course you’re interested in to see its exact duration.

What is a stackable credential?

SACAP Global’s micro-credentials are designed to be equivalent to components of accredited qualifications.

The micro-credentials are stackable, which means that they can be recognised as equivalent to modules within degree programmes at SACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology).

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Complete a specific combination of micro-credentials, enrol for the Bachelor of Applied Social Science Degree, and apply for module exemption.

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Are the courses credit-bearing?

Our micro-credentials and short courses are non-credit bearing and are not on their own sufficient for entry into SACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology) degree programmes or credit-bearing qualifications.

For those who meet minimum entrance requirements, module exemption via RPL is possible for a specific combination of SACAP Global micro-credentials.

What can I expect from the course?

Our courses combine content knowledge and practical experience, which means the skills you learn can be applied directly to your current, or future, work environment.

Courses are hosted on OpenLearning, a social learning platform where you can share, like, comment, reflect and chat with a community of like-minded peers.

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What if I don't complete my assessments?

Unfortunately, if we don’t receive the work it can’t be graded. This means you will not receive a certificate nor badge for the course.