Quality Higher Education

Potchefstroom Academy (PTY) Ltd is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act 101 of 1997. Registration Certificate Number 2001/HE07/001. All qualifications are registered through the National Qualification Framework (NQF) at the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

Get what you pay for – make sure you enroll at a legitimate institution

    • By law, every private provider of higher education must be registered with the Department of Higher Education & Training (DHET).
    • Every qualification must be registered with SAQA (South African Qualifications Authority) on the NQF (National Qualification Framework). The NQF is composed of 8 levels and levels 5, 6, 7 and 8 are higher education.
    • Every higher education programme offered by a higher education provider must be accredited by the HEQC (Council of Higher Education’s Higher Education Quality Committee).
    • The DHET only recognizes HEQC accreditation of higher education qualifications.
    • By law, all registered private higher education providers must display a certificate of registration from the DHET.
    • Look for a registration certificate in the reception area of the institution.

Potchefstroom Academy is one of only a handful of private higher education institutions in this industry that complies with these standards! Potchefstroom Academy and SAAHST are recognised nationally and internationally which serve to underpin the excellent standards that are set and maintained.

Quality Further Education

SAAHST (PTY) Ltd is provisionally registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training – registration number:  2009/FE07/025.