Second Chance Matric Support Programme 

The Second Chance Matric Support Programme 

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On this article, we talk about: The Second Chance Matric Support Programme 

If you have written matric examinations after 2008, and you feel that the results you received did not meet the requirements for tertiary studies, you can enroll in the Second Chance Matric Programme.

About The Programme

According to the Department of Basic Education, 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.

What are the Benefits of the Programme?

​The benefits of the programme are set out as follows:

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.

​When to Enroll in The Support Programme

​Usually, the registrations for the programme are open after the matric results of the previous academic year announcement. Learners will be able to register to write examinations during the mid-year examinations.

​When do I get results for the Second Chance Programme?

​You will get results on the dates set out by the Department of Basic Education after completion of the examinations markings. Mostly, it is around August of the year you wrote the exams.

​What can I do while waiting for Matric Results?

​We have compiled a list of things or activities you can do while waiting for matric results here.

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