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Distance Learning

What is distance learning?
Distance learning provides an alternative option to traditional classroom-based learning. This method of education allows students to study anywhere, as there are no classroom-based lectures. Distance learning provides greater access to education for students who are unable to attend traditional classes or lectures due to family commitments, a busy work schedule, physical disability, lack of transport, or lack of educational institutions in their area. Distance learning courses can be offered at all levels. Matric certificates, National Certificate N4 -N6, and short courses can all be completed via distance learning on our web site.

What are the advantages of distance learning?
There are a number of advantages of distance learning. Some of them are as follows:
  • Students are able to study from home. This means that they won't need to travel to classes or relocate in order to be closer to campus to learn.
  • It increases access to education and training.
  • People can work and study at the same time - it isn't necessary for distance learning students to give up their full-time jobs.
  • Students can generally determine at which pace they will complete their studies.
  • Students can choose from a wide range of courses, as they aren't limited to courses offered by institutions within travelling distance.
  • The distractions and temptations of campus life are absent.
  • Distance learning is often more affordable, because travelling costs aren't applicable.
  • Students can study from anywhere in South Africa.

    Where can I study via distance learning?
    With technology evolving in the way that it has, Information communication technology have become much quicker, simpler and more accessible. This has led to distance learning and training becoming more popular globally. Many universities and colleges now offer courses via correspondence, both to students in their own countries and to students in other countries. If you are looking for one of the top correspondence colleges in South Africa, NCM Computer and Business Academy is the place for you. We offer a wide range of courses in different fields, including Computer Studies, Business Studies, Engineering Studies, Financial Management studies, Information Technology, Personal Assistant Training, Cashier Studies, Secretariat Studies, Management Studies, and many short courses. For more information on our courses, you can view our List of Courses on our website

    Why should I choose NCM Academy?
  • We are an accredited College in South Africa.
  • Our Lecturers are experts in their fields.
  • Online Learning Suport.
  • You may download and submit your assessments through myNCM Account.

    How does distance learning work at NCM Academy?
    At NCM Academy, we do our best to simplify the distance learning process. Our students are very important to us, and we want them to be happy and successful in their education.
    Here is a brief outline of how distance learning works at NCM Academy:
    You can register by contacting us on 043 722 1241 / 0780121268 /ayanda@ncmacademy.co.za or by filling in our online registration form. If you are unsure about what you would like to study, our Course Experts can help you to make the right choice.

    myNCM Account
    NCM Academy is a learning portal system that enables registered students to create their learning Work-Space on our web site This allows a student to have facilities such as viewing online assignment result, examination result, timetable, examination timetable, have access to print financial statements and confirmation letters and also online book store, discussion with other learners as well as lecturers and many more facilities that will support students learning. To Register myNCM Account
    - Go to our website at wwww.ncmacademy.co.za
    - Click on tab "myNCM Account"
    - Select Distance Learning / Campus
    - Click on "Register as User" tab to create your username and password.
    This username and password must be kept safe at all times and you may use it as login details.

    Once you have registered, we will assign you to your lecturer to assist you with any problems or queries that you might have in relation to your course work. Your lecturer will be contactable via Skype, SMS, e-mail, your myNCM Account or Telephone.

    Course material:
    Some of your course materials (eBooks) will be delivered to you via myNCM Account automatically after the completion of your registration. All of your course materials are excluded in your course fee, which means that you do have to spend extra money to order textbooks.

    Textbooks can be ordered through email: ncmcomputers@gmail.com

    Study at your own pace:
    Once you have ordered and received your course material, you can start working through it at your own pace. As you complete your assignments, you can send them to your lecturer via your myNCM Account, who will mark them and return to you with meaningful feedback through sms notifications and myNCM Account.

    Examination / Assessment and award:
    For some courses, you will only need to do assignments, while for other courses, you may need to write exams and/or compile a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE). All the Courses that require National Examinations will be conducted in our East London Campus together with required Control Test, unless otherwise is stated. Please make sure if your selected course falls within National Examination. National Examination is conducted May/June and October/November every year However not all National Qualifications require National Examination. Once you have completed your course, you will receive the relevant certificate or diploma.

    School Fees:
    You may print quotation from this website for your prefer course.
    School fees can be paid on monthly bases after registration.

    Benefits offered by NCM Academy
    Access to online Account (myNCM Account):
    Most of our courses are open entry and only require you to be able to read and write in English.
    Easy entrance requirements:
    30-day Money Back Guarantee:
    For more information about our courses, simply contact us on our contact us page, and we will get back to you.

  • Main Campus: North End Forth Beauforth Campus KWT Campus
    11 North Street East London
    South Africa
    Tel:043 722 1241
    38 Durban Street Forth Beauforth
    South Africa
    Tel:046 645 1504
    104 Alexandra Road King William's Town
    South Africa
    Tel:043 642 1504