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Established in 2006, we have over
14 400 graduates.
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Academy of York, A Business College for People with a Purpose.
Academy of York offers our students a quality distance and online learning solution with over 100 dynamic courses to choose from and fanatical student support that is designed to keep you motivated until you complete your studies.
Over 14 000 successful graduates are testimony to the support we provide each and every one of our students. Registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training, means that our students know that they are choosing a reputable and recognized accredited business college.
Top 10 Courses
Stress is an inevitable part, especially if you are studying while working. We have all heard about the adverse effect of too much stress on our health and performance. However, the goal is not to eliminate stress, but rather to manage stress to maintain an optimal balance. The graph illustrates…
Personal Development Methods Which combination will unlock your full potential? Everybody wants to be the best they can possibly be – “to become everything that they are capable of becoming”. In your quest to improve yourself here are some personal development techniques that you can mix and match to unlock…
Passion is Key to Success How passion fuels progress – and creates success Many of the world’s most successful people name passion as the number one driver of their success. A great example is Steve Jobs, who believed in the power of passion and once said, “People with passion can…
What Our Students Say
“I started the Health and Safety Practitioner course in 2017, few months after that I lost my father. After losing my father I received a promotion from my former employer, that transition was frustrating. I couldn't cope with my studies and the work load. I would like to say thank you to my student liaison officer Mr Benjamin Makholo. He was so patient with me, he gave me all the necessary assistance and encouraged me. If it wasn't for him, I don't think I could've pushed hard beyond boundaries to finish the course and pass. To the Academy of York, keep up the brilliant work, your customer service is awesome. If I had known about the Academy of York during my varsity days I could have been far by now, but it is never too late hence I took a step to enrol and upgrade myself."
"I had the most amazing time while doing my Advance Project Management course, in the beginning it was difficult to adjust since I work full time knock at five sometimes late. However, with the help of my coordinator Michelle I was challenged to think out of the box. She was so supportive sometimes I would pass with average marks, she will return my script demanding that I can do more/ better. I am now running my projects with confidence and hope to move into a new job. Thank You, Thank You Michelle for your patience and support keep up with the excellent service. You made my study easy as if I was attending daily classes, I enjoyed my studies with the institution hope to come back for more soon. Thank you"
Ndwamato Redani Moses
"The presentation of the course was done in a very professional way and the time schedule was worked out to perfection and allowed enough time to ask questions. All questions and concerns that arose during the course were handled professionally and answered in a way that was understandable. The course coordinator Mr Benjamin was really very patient and helpful. The course material covered all facets of Health and Safety that will assist me to perform my duties as our company’s Safety Officer. I really enjoyed the course and course coordinator was excellent and knew his subject by heart. I will recommend Academy of York at any time."
"Fast, easy and great service. Got my certificate today. The best place to do accredited long distance learning. I will be sure to return for another course shortly. Thank you Michelle and AOY team for the support and helping people further their education."
I thought that attempting to get a qualification, at age fifty, meant that I was completely insane or a daredevil, but Academy of York's online studies has made my studying experience a walk in the park
Online has been a different experience to the traditional correspondence I am used to. It is a much faster paced environment but the AOY online portal is user friendly, easy to navigate and super-efficient
I had a wonderful journey with Academy of York,the college opened doors for me, and I am now a fully-fledged SHE Rep Officer! The student advisors are amazing and very accommodating.
I studied International Business and Performance Management in 2008 and International Human Resources and Labour Relations in 2009. 2008 I was recruited at the Department of Education and was a temp until I was permanently employed in April 2009
The great thing about online learning for me is that it keeps one motivated, with deadlines you have to find time to study and that’s great because now all students will actually finish their course. Loving this challenging but rewarding course!!
I studied Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns course with Academy of York last year, which I passed very well. The service from students advisors was excellent. The technical support team was very helpful to me.
I really enjoyed studying with Academy of York by getting the full attention that I needed from day one up to the day I completed my course. I am ready to go for another Course. Today, I am a manager, AOY is the place to be. Lots of thanks to Rita-Mae and the Team.
When I first began studying with Academy of York I was unemployed. Opportunities were few and I knew that I had to do something to change my life. So armed with nothing but a burning desire to learn new skills and do something to change my future, I enrolled for a Life Coaching course.
Kelly MaasdorpWhat she had to say
Just wanted to tell you that after I studied event management and getting some experience here and there. I have finally landed a job in marketing with my event management qualification. It is a permanent position as well. Now I just need to get more experience with my wedding planning.
Heidi HartleyWhat she had to say
What a journey! You have to be disciplined with yourself, because this journey is about YOU!!! I am so thankful that I did this journey and already registered for my degree this year. Thank you Academy of York, for all your assistance and guidance, especially Michelle. I can now say with pride, I made it! Yay!! Proud…
Sizwe SkadeWhat he had to say
It is not easy to study while you are working, but with the great assistance from AOY Assessors & assistants, they make studying easy and enjoyable.
Charne van den BergWhat she had to say
The prospect of a new beginning and brighter future motivated and inspired me to get up early and stay up late, work hard and achieve my goals. No, Achieve success! Believing in your abilities will make everything seem worth it. “At first they will ask you why you’re doing it. Later they will ask you how you did it