IQ Academy

IQ Academy is a leading private tertiary institution providing accessible distance learning. Please visit our website to learn more about our Accreditations.

iQ Academy is a Private Higher Education Institution offering Short Courses and Qualifications, in the field of business studies, through innovative distance learning. Our vision is that of a nation of people who are empowered to reach their full potential with the agency of choice in their lives and have the capacity to give back to our communities. Our mission is to provide purposeful and access

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Photos from IQ Academy's post 05/06/2024

The educator ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿซis not an instructor or taskmaster, they are helpers and guides. Their business is to suggest and not to impose. They do not train the students' minds, ๐Ÿง they only show them how to perfect their instruments of knowledge and help and encourage them in the process. -

Occupational Health and Safety Management 04/06/2024

believes that this course aims to prepare individuals involved in the health and safety of an organisation to implement the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 and any amendments thereof in the workplace.
BEST SELLER & SAIOSH VERIFIED ๐Ÿ‘€Watch the introduction video: Occupational Health and Safety Management - Short Course, which highlights key learning outcomes and will inspire you to sign up. ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ๐ŸŽ“

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Occupational Health and Safety Management Interested in this course? Watch the videoAbout this course This course takes a holistic and practical look at health and safety in the office environment. You will learn about the identification, analysis and monitoring of hazards and risks in the


has partnered with Furever Fixed - East London, South Africa as part of our Corporate Social Investment. We care about our furry friends and have selected this organisation as the recipient for ๐ŸŽฏ2 Free Short Courses๐ŸŽฏ that they can use to help them fundraise and continue the good work that they do. They are a sterilization organization that is committed to solving the homelessness problem of animals, based in East London and the surrounds and also assist with the rehoming of adult dogs and puppies.

๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—ช๐—œ๐—ก 1 of 2 iQ Academy Short Courses
Browse this link to see the available courses:

๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฝ?
1. Buy a ticket for R100
2. EFT R100 into Furever Fixed bank account
3. Send proof of payment to 079 627 4872
4. Each R100 gives you an entry
T's & C's Apply - winners will be announced when the ticket target has been reached.

Let's share and raise some funds for our furry friends. ๐Ÿˆโ€โฌ›๐Ÿ•๐Ÿถ๐Ÿˆ
Competition is open nationally. ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ


๐Ÿ’ฅCongratulations๐Ÿ’ฅto all our ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฒ Competition Winners! ๐Ÿ“ธ Thank you for entering our competition and sharing your stories with us. Please inbox us your banking details to claim your prize:
Robert Hlophe
Lornia Phurane Piitjo
Josphat Mlambilo
Michelle Shelley Van Wyk
Muzie Wasekhabomama Thwala
Katlego Phefu
Keiresh Singh
Bucie Malindi
Promise Hluvuko Shibambo
Rebotile Moon Maroga
Nomsa Gcinakazi Dikana
Nelisiwe KaKubheka Makhunga
Kgomotso Lamfithi
Zyntle McHlangu
Matlhomola Ndlovu
Makoma Masetla
Rachel Canham
Patrick Lithole Ross Khathutshelo
Nozipho OkaNsaphansapha Zulu
Stlami Kiet Maano
Nketsi Macheli


Business Management graduate, Sindisiwe Skosana, has a powerful message for young women and girls who are looking to pursue a career in business โœŠ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Watch โฌ‡๏ธ

Turning Challenges into Opportunities 27/05/2024

Turning Challenges into Opportunities: How a Business Management Qualification Can Propel South African Businesses Forward โ€“ an opinion piece by Dr Juliet Townes โ€“ developer on iQโ€™s Higher Certificate in Business Management qualification. Read more..

Turning Challenges into Opportunities "Turning Challenges into Opportunities: How a Business Management Qualification Can Propel South African Businesses Forward" โ€“ an opinion piece by Dr Juliet Townes โ€“ developer on iQโ€™s Higher Certificate in Business Management qualificationWhat key issues do you see businesses in South Africa c...


believes in helping our students to achieve their goals. ๐ŸŽฏ
The cornerstones of personal achievement are goal setting, focus, commitment, and discipline. Acknowledging these as your base of support will allow you to recognize your limitations and make the adjustments necessary to enhance your life. Follow these easy 5 steps to achieve your goals. 1๏ธโƒฃ2๏ธโƒฃ3๏ธโƒฃ4๏ธโƒฃ5๏ธโƒฃ

Manufacturing Safety Management Short Course Introduction - iQ Academy 21/05/2024

believes that successfully managing safety in the manufacturing process improves profits, improves production efficiency, and improves employee morale.
๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—š๐—ฅ๐—”๐— ๐— ๐—˜ ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—จ๐—ก๐—–๐—› ๐Ÿ‘€ Watch this introduction video: Manufacturing & Safety Management - Short Course, which highlights the key learning outcomes and will inspire you to sign up. ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ๐ŸŽ“

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Manufacturing Safety Management Short Course Introduction - iQ Academy iQ Academy: An introduction video highlighting what will be covered in the Manufacturing Safety Management Short Course.


, Organisations that prioritise employee well-being are likely to see visible benefits which include:
โžก๏ธimproved employee engagement and productivity
โžก๏ธtalent retention
โžก๏ธorganisational innovation

Research has consistently demonstrated that there is a strong link between employee well-being and organisational success. By implementing strategies to promote employee well-being, organisations can create a positive workplace culture that supports the mental, physical, and emotional health of their employees.

Position yourself for success in the dynamic human resource space with a variety of short courses and qualifications designed to enhance your career.

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Enhancing Safety in South Africa 14/05/2024

โžก๏ธ Introducing Dr. Angela Pike-Bowles โ€“ Developer of iQโ€™s Manufacturing Safety Management Short Course who has written our latest blog on Health and Safety which has not only increased in popularity as an area of study, it is also a key trend across South Africa, as firms continue to review ways to enhance and maintain the safety of their employees, as well as the firm. ๐Ÿฆบ

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Enhancing Safety in South Africa ย  โ€œEnhancing Safety in South Africaโ€™s Manufacturing Sector: Challenges and Imperatives for Improvementโ€ โ€“ Opinion piece by Dr Angela Pike-Bowles โ€“ Developer of iQโ€™s Manufacturing Safety Management Short Course Course launching on the 1st May 2024 ย  Health and Safety has not only increa...


โ€œOur mothers are our first teachers, and we teach others the same lessons we learn from them. As a child, when your mother believes in you, you believe in yourself, and when that happens, there is nothing you canโ€™t do. As a mother, that is the greatest gift we can give to a child.โ€ - Caroline Kennedy

Photos from IQ Academy's post 08/05/2024

Progress is powerful ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ. It's what separates those who achieve their goals from those who don't ๐Ÿ†. But progress doesn't have to be big to be significant. Every small step you take gets you closer to your goal ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ“ˆ.


๐Ÿ“ข๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ง:๐Ÿ“ข ๐—”๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ #๐—ถ๐—ค ๐—”๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐˜† ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ?
We are intentional about marrying our graduates with their certificates. We are looking for students who meet the following criteria but have not yet received their certificates.
๐—”๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—ช๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—˜ ๐—ค๐—จ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ?
1. โœ”๏ธDid you study between 2012 - 2023?
2. โœ”๏ธDid you successfully submit and complete all your assignments?
3. โœ”๏ธHas your email, and cell number changed multiple times?
4. โœ”๏ธYou have paid your fees in full for the course that you completed.
5. โœ”๏ธYou still do not have your iQ Certificate.
If you answered yes to all of the above questions, we can assist you. Please email us a certified copy of your ID and a delivery address for us to issue you with your certificate.
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Fundamentals of Supply Chain Introduction - iQ Academy 07/05/2024

believes that understanding the fundamentals of supply chain management and operations, along with the supporting technology, will help you to save costs, increase performance, retain customers, and create more value for any business.

๐Ÿ‘€Watch the introduction video: Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management - Short Course, which highlights the key learning outcomes and will inspire you to sign up. ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ๐ŸŽ“

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Fundamentals of Supply Chain Introduction - iQ Academy iQ Academy - An introduction video to the short course in the Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management Course, highlighting the key learning outcomes of this ...


๐Ÿ“ข๐—œ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ก๐—ผ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ: ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐˜…๐—ถ ๐—ฆ๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ป ๐—œ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ข๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ปs ๐Ÿš–

Please note that due to the Taxi Shutdown, our operations are currently experiencing significant strain. As a result, we are functioning with limited staff and capacity.

Please be advised that this situation may lead to delays in our response times. However, rest assured that we are committed to assisting each and every one of our students to the best of our abilities.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience and understanding during this challenging time. Our team is working diligently to mitigate the impact of the Taxi Shutdown on our services.


๐Ÿ’ฅ๐—ช๐—œ๐—ก ๐—ฅ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ต ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ! ๐Ÿ’ฅ

To enter follow the easy steps below ๐Ÿ‘‡

1. Snap a selfie with your iQ Academy Short Course Certificate or Higher Certificate Qualification ๐Ÿคณ๐Ÿป
2. Post your selfie in the comments section and ๐Ÿ“ท
3. For a bonus entry, share what you loved most about studying with IQ Academy ๐ŸŽฏ

*T's and C's Apply. Winners will be notified via DM on 31 May 2024.


Today we celebrate Workers Day and acknowledge the role workers play in building a stronger future for all! . is so proud to be part of creating careers for future generations.๐Ÿฅฝ๐Ÿฆบ๐Ÿ‘”๐Ÿช–โ›‘๏ธ

Photos from IQ Academy's post 28/04/2024

๐——๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ธ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„? ๐—ง๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ข๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜๐—ต ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜† ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜† โš ๏ธ๐Ÿฆบ โš ๏ธ offers 2 short courses in safety management
๐ŸฆบOccupational Health and Safety - Endorsed, 5 CPD points
๐ŸฆบManufacturing Safety Management - Endorsed, 5 CPD points
These holistic and practical courses looking at health and safety in the working environment, are geared toward anyone who values maintaining safe and healthy work environments.

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"Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes." - Mahatma Gandhi


Did you not complete your matric certificate, but you still want to grow your career? ๐ŸŽ“ At , we offer a range of short courses that have been designed to upskill students so they can reach their career goals. Our Short courses have been designed so that you can sign up and start anytime, anywhere. Don't let not getting your matric certificate prevent you from succeeding in your career! ๐Ÿ“ˆ
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Thrilled to announce our partnership with Be The Salt and Light Together, we're lighting the path for future leaders by providing bursaries for their impactful work readiness program. Let's empower and inspire the next generation together. ๐Ÿ’ก

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We love hearing back from our students:
๐Ÿ”Šโ€œHi guys, Iโ€™ve been getting questions about how I started my business. So let me plug yโ€™all on the course Iโ€™ve enrolledโ€ฆ

Business has always been my passion and Iโ€™ve always dreamed of being a businesswoman
After finishing high school, I decided to enroll in Business Management short course with that was the best decision Iโ€™ve ever made.

The enrolment process was short and easy, you can choose any date of the month to make payment/debit order, I wrote all my assessments online at my convenient time.

After completing my studies I received my certificate. Iโ€™ve learned a lot about entrepreneurship and gained knowledge.
Iโ€™m now a founder/owner of 2 successful micro businessesโ€
โ€“ Thembi Mnisi

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Photos from IQ Academy's post 10/04/2024

โŒ›For those students who missed the application deadline for university in South Africa for 2024 .โŒ›Don't worry we have you covered. offers a range of short course certificate programmes to help you start your tertiary journey. Select from our wide range of short courses that range from 12 weeks to 6 months, with competitive pricing and courses for all levels of experience with specialised learning support, you have so much to choose from.

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April is recognized as National Stress Awareness Month to bring attention to the negative impact of stress. Managing stress is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Let's recognise that health and well-being are essential to us as humans. Taking care of ourselves and others is to show compassion and be mindful of how challenging times affect us all. If you are energised and inspired by working with people, why not explore 's range of HR-related courses: ๐Ÿง‘โ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿซ‚

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wishes all our students a very happy Easter Holiday ๐Ÿฐ with family and loved ones. Travel safely if you are on the roads this weekend.


We love hearing back from our students: ๐Ÿ”Š โ€œI am thankful for the privilege of obtaining a short course in Public Administration with IQ Academy.
It is a milestone for me to achieve the first certificate in my accolades. A short course in Public Administration has enabled me to be opened with a belief, hope, and faith in getting a career in one of the government sectors.
IQ Academy institution has blessed me with vital skills I can use to uplift my life to greater heights.

To all who are studying and in preparation for the yearly exam may you be graced with excellence as you will be one step ahead in your pursuit of victory.

To me IQ Academy institution you've been a champion of my achievement.
I am proud to say I've obtained my short course in Public Administration with IQ Academyโ€ - Kagiso Thontsine

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๐——๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ธ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„? Desmond Tutu was a South African theologian famous for his work as a human rights activist and for fighting apartheid in his home country. He worked alongside Nelson Mandela in the 1990s to negotiate an end to racial segregation and has since been an outspoken campaigner against other such human rights violations, including LGBTQ+ rights. While serving as the Archbishop of Cape Town - the most senior position in the Anglican church in Southern Africa - he oversaw the introduction of female priests into the church. ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ


๐Ÿ”Š๐—”๐—ง๐—ง๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก: ๐—›๐—œ๐—š๐—›๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—–๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ง๐—œ๐—™๐—œ๐—–๐—”๐—ง๐—˜ ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—จ๐——๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง๐—ฆ
Please note the ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฒ for the remainder of the year.
Every 2nd Wednesday @ 19:00 via MS Teams ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ต
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Our Story

At iQ Academy we say, Ukwazi Ukuzimela, because through quality education we enable our students to stand strong, enabled to meet the requirements of the job market and industry in South Africa.

iQ Academy is a specialised distance Private Higher Education Institution that serves students throughout South Africa. We offer various accredited learning programmes in the business disciplines such as Business Management, Finance, Marketing and Human Resources, as well as a range of Business Short Courses designed to enhance skills development. We believe that education is a key driver of social change within our communities and that is why we do affordable education to better lives.

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East London

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Monday 07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 17:00
Thursday 07:00 - 17:00
Friday 07:00 - 16:00
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