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Learners Urged To Take Advantage Of Second Chance Matric Programme

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As the Matric class of 2021 anxiously await their upcoming final exam results, the Department of Basic Education has encouraged learners to familiarise themselves with the Second Chance Matric Support Programme.

As the Matric class of 2021 anxiously await their upcoming final exam results, the Department of Basic Education has encouraged learners to familiarise themselves with the Second Chance Matric Support Programme.

Introduced in 2016, the Second Chance Matric Programme is aimed at helping those who are yet to complete their atric, wish to improve their results while studying part-time. 

Although the programme has no age restrictions, the most targeted group contains those aged 21 and above, with a minimum qualification of Grade 9 10 and 11 as well as those who are in ABET level 4.  

Department of Basic Education Second Chance Matric Support programme Director, Dr Sandy Malapile, says that people who are interested in being part of the program must first ensure that they have registered.

Registrations can be done online on the Second Chance matric website or manually at your nearest district office. 

When applying through the district office, applicants are advised to carry the following documents:

  • Identity Document
  • Statement of results or matric certificate 
  • School reports are required for those who left school before matric 

Those who wish to directly enquire about the programme can do so on the following Whatsapp number which is: 0636967264 or e-mail: secondchance@dbe.gov.za

Upon joining the programme learners will now have access to learning materials and study tools. Classes will be available to watch on SABC 3, DStv and Openview (Channel 122).

The programme airs 2 days a week. On Mondays and Thursdays, it airs from 23:00 until 00:00. During weekends, it’s are from 6:00 until 10:00. 

For those doing the Second Chance Matric Programme, revision programmes will air seven days a week, from 4:00 – 5:00 and 22:00 – 23:00. If you happen to miss it, it will also be available for free on the DStv Now Catch up the app.  @careersportal


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