Educor Holdings

Educor Holdings is the largest provider of private education in Southern Africa. They have a long and successful trajectory of 350 years in the education industry, along with a Group that consists of seven distinguished educational brands across Africa – boasting an impressive student base.

Courses include over 800 qualifications at professional, graduate and undergraduate level, including accredited degrees, diplomas, higher certificates, certificates and skills and short learning programmes in a variety of disciplines. Its goal is to deliver accredited high quality tertiary education in the Higher Education and Private College (Further Education and Training Institution) band.

Educor Holdings provides access to face-to-face and distance learning through its various educational institutions.

Face-to-face brands include Damelin, CityVarsity, Central Technical College and ICESA Education.


damelinDamelin has been in existence for over 70 years and is one of South Africa’s leading private education institutions. With a well-established reputation, Damelin is committed to providing academic excellence through quality education. This award-winning brand has 17 state of the art campuses ideally positioned countrywide to offer face-to-face tuition, through full-time and part-time classes. Damelin specialises in a wide range of innovative and relevant Higher Education and Private College (Further Education and Training Institution) qualifications (degrees, diplomas, certificates and short and skills programmes).

Producing thousands of successful alumni who are contributing to the economy in many sectors, Damelin aims to continue to lead and inspire quality private education and training throughout the African continent.


city varsityEstablished in 1996, CityVarsity has rapidly cemented itself as the preferred media and creative arts school in South Africa, inspiring students to become leading professionals in their chosen fields. With two campuses situated in the creative hubs of South Africa, the brand strives to ensure that students are in an environment aligned to enrich and develop their skills.

CityVarsity is a fully accredited higher education institution, offering certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and degrees. CityVarsity students can pursue courses in Acting, Animation, Film & Television, Journalism, Motion Picture Make-up, Multimedia, New Media Development, Photography and Sound Engineering.

The profile of CityVarsity continues to grow, and staff, students and alumni continuously win awards nationally and internationally for excellence. The pride that the brand takes in these accomplishments gives them the motivation for future success.

Central Technical College 

ctcCentral Technical College (CTC) opened its doors in December 2010, filling a gap in the market for high-quality private education in the Private College (Further Education and Training Institution) sector. The development was undertaken in response to the critical needs of the industry. As a division of Educor Holdings, Central Technical College offers affordable, professional facilities and quality private education to Technical and Business Studies students; empowering them to succeed in a wide variety of fields.

CTC has one main objective that stands out above all the rest: To empower students with qualifications that will later allow learners access to university.

Central Technical College is accredited with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO).

ICESA Education

icesaEstablished in 1996, ICESA Education is an innovative private education institution registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training. ICESA provides a wide range of Higher Education and Private College (Further Education and Training Institution) qualifications; through both full-time and part-time tuition. These courses provide students with a gateway to valuable skills across a broad band of disciplines. ICESA also boasts a specialised Matric School offering expert tuition to Grade 10, 11 and 12 learners.

Through careful research and collaboration with key industry players, ICESA’s academic learning programme has been structured on a deep understanding of job skills that are currently in demand, and provides customised courses that meet those requirements. This means that ICESA is the ideal place for a student to connect, develop and evolve on their path to career success.

Distance learning brands include INTEC College, Damelin Correspondence College (DCC) and Lyceum College.

INTEC College

intec collegeINTEC College, a South African market leader in private further education and training via distance learning has helped thousands of students and working professionals achieve their dreams and make a difference in the South African marketplace. With a solid track record spanning more than 108 years, INTEC continues to meet the academic needs of each individual student.

Offering the widest range of distance-learning courses, INTEC covers many disciplines from business to creative studies. The latest addition to the INTEC offering is the 173 accredited programmes with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO). INTEC’s ongoing academic mission is to offer learning programmes that are innovative, relevant and flexible.

INTEC College holds key relationships with various regulatory and external bodies. Some of these include; universities of technology, The Southern African Society for Cooperative Education (SASCE), the University of Cambridge, the South African Board of People Practices (SABPP) and the QCTO.


Damelin Correspondence College

damelin correspondenceA first-class career demands a first-class qualification. For over 50 years, Damelin Correspondence College (DCC) has been helping thousands of ordinary people achieve extraordinary dreams by giving them access to education through quality distance learning programmes. DCC’s courses range from high school certificates to tertiary credentials certified by various professional academic institutes, as well as a plethora of other innovative career development programmes.

The latest addition to their academic portfolio includes 50 new programmes accredited by the QCTO. The advantage of DCC lies within their ability to offer every type of student an opportunity to fulfil the necessary requirements of the diverse career capsules within the South African employment domain. The Business, Creative, Computer, Technical, General and High School faculties cater for any career destiny and allow students to not only achieve their goals, but surpass them.


lyceumOffering quality education for over 95 years with a strong heritage of pioneering new approaches to correspondence and distance learning, Lyceum is the number one specialist in the areas of Metro and Traffic Policing, Education, Fleet Management and Training.

Lyceum’s strength lies within their decision to combine traditional higher education values with the innovation of modern technology into the theoretical and practical nature of their courses. This allows students to absorb the traditional fundamentals upon which their chosen careers were built in a current and contemporary way. Lyceum’s mission has always been to educate the leaders of tomorrow, and their commitment to upholding this tradition continues to ensure that each student that passes through their academic hallways are thoroughly prepared for the working environment by the end of their distance learning experience.