The South African Film Institute (t/a) Creative Arts College is an accredited Educational Institute. Creative Arts College offers accredited and industry relevant programmes that is globally recognised. Creative Arts College is a specialised institute focusing on vocational and occupational education in the Creative Media sector.


  • DHET: Department of Higher Education
  • QCTO: Quality Council for Trade and Occupations
  • SETA: Sector Education and Training Authority
  • MICT-SETA: Media, Information, Communication and Technology SETA
  • SAQA: South African Qualifications Authority
  • NQF: National Qualifications Framework

The DHET is the foremost Educational Authority in South Africa. The DHET had 3 quality councils which executes its education and training mandate. The 3 councils are UMALUSI, CHE and QCTO. The QCTO has a direct focus on education and training relevant to the workplace. There are many SETA’s, each of which focuses on a specific sector and fall under the Quality Council for Trade and Occupations.

MICT – SETA is one of the many SETA’s that fall under the DHET through the QCTO. Creative Arts College is registered with MICT – SETA as our primary SETA due to the fact that our key focus areas such as Media and Communications, falls within the scope of this particular SETA. The qualifications offered through MICT – SETA are recognised by SAQA and are registered on their National Qualifications Framework (NQF).

The Application Process

Identify Course Selection

Identify Mode of Study

Choose from available payment options on Course page

Complete Application Form online via Registration page

Make Payment – Application Fee + Deposit or App Fee + Full Payment

Submit any remaining outstanding documentation, e.g. ID Copy + Copy of Last Results