Our students stand out from the crowd
GetSmarter has helped thousands of busy working professionals differentiate themselves in a competitive marketplace. Our certificate courses are designed to deliver verifiable competencies through personalised and proactive support for each student.
Hear what our past students had to say about learning online with us:
Watch VideoRosebud Tsobane, Past Student, UCT Operations Management online short course
When I got the UCT certificate, I was completely overwhelmed. I felt like what I had learned had a special rubber stamp to it.
The numbers that matter
The percentage of alumni who would consider doing another course with GetSmarter
The percentage of alumni who reported career advancement within 6 months of completing a course
The number of students who have had their lives improved through an online short course with GetSmarter
Watch VideoTanya Nel, Past Student, UCT Restaurant Management online short course
After the course I had the confidence to leave my job, and start my business. And I’ve never looked back.
Join our global community
To date, GetSmarter has an alumni community of over 40,000 working professionals, located in more than 80 countries. This is what our international students had to share about their experience:
Watch VideoAngel Lorente, Past Student, MIT Fintech certificate course: Future Commerce
This is my first online course and I have enjoyed it a lot. It is well organised with a great group of tutors, coaches and peers that have enhanced the learning experience for me.
Watch VideoThando Jacobs, Past Student, UCT Graphic Design online short course
I went for an interview after the course. Having the certificate behind me made me feel a lot more confident. The interview went really well, I got hired the same day.
An elite online education
The percentage of past students who have received a certificate after completing a course
The percentage of past students who have completed a course
How past students have rated their online learning experience
Watch VideoJohn Faure, UCT Advanced Diploma in Business Project Management
As a working professional, it gave me a great opportunity to work and study simultaneously. The material I engaged with… was thought provoking. I was able to learn new things throughout the week and then almost trial them in the workplace.