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Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) is the general conceptual establishment towards a lifelong learning and development, embracing knowledge, skills and attitudes required for social, economic and political contribution and transformation.
ABET is flexible, developmental and targeted at specific needs of particular audiences and ideally provides access to nationally recognized certificates. There are an estimated 3.3 million illiterate adults in South Africa. Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) is uniquely South African and available to adults who want to finish their basic education.
The four levels of ABET training are equivalent to Grades R to 9.
ABET training includes:
- Language, literacy and communication
- Mathematical literacy, mathematics and mathematical sciences
- Natural science
- Arts and culture
- Life orientation
- Human and social science
- Economic and management science.
Learners can choose to take courses in:
- Small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs)
- Wholesale and retail
- Travel and tourism
- Applied agriculture
- Early childhood development
- Ancillary health care.
“Who told you it was too late? And more importantly, why did you choose to believe them?” – Richelle E. It is never too late to build your library of knowledge and no one should ever tell you different. With dedication and hark-work dreams are reached.