Frequently Asked Questions

How can I enroll into AltSchool Africa?

To register, please visit our website (, select any school of your choice and click on the apply button. You will be required to put in a valid email address before you proceed to the application form.

After registration, what next?

Once you have successfully registered, your payment will be confirmed within 48 hours. After confirmation a home study kit with all the materials you need for the assessment will be sent to you. Please make sure you provide a valid email address while applying and check your spam for emails from us. Also endeavor to thoroughly study the materials provided in the home study kit.

I can not access the home study kit, what should I do?

If you have difficulty accessing your study kit, kindly check your connection, you can also clear your browser, cache and restart your phone/computer. That should help but if it doesn't, please send a mail to [email protected] stating your complaint.

What happens if I don't pass the assessment?

While successful candidates will be fully enrolled, applicants who do not pass the assessment will not advance in the diploma programme.

When will the classes start?

Resumption date varies for each school, the actual date for resumption will be duly communicated with applicants.

What is the duration of courses at AltSchool Africa?

The duration of each course is 12 months.

Will I get a Diploma Certificate at the end of the training??

Yes, you will. Upon completion of the 12 months training, participants will gain a diploma in their chosen learning track. Note that you will be required to pay the sum of $100 to access certification from AltSchool Africa.

Do I need to have studied or have a background in tech to apply?

No prior knowledge or experience in tech is required, AltSchool Africa programs are beginner-friendly.

What qualifies me to get accepted into the School?

To get accepted into the program, you need to have a minimum of a HighSchool/Secondary School certificate, be computer literate and pass our basic assessment test. If you are about to complete your high school or secondary education, you can apply as well.

How much is the tuition fee?

We have several payment plans just for you. You are required to choose your preferred payment plan, the tuition fee can be paid upfront, quarterly or monthly. Check out the tuition page to see all payment options.

Where will the classes take place?

Majority of the classes will be held online on our Learning Management System but we will also have Live classes and Learning circles where students can work together as a team.

What will I learn in class for twelve months?

Each school runs for four semesters where students will learn all the required skills to become certified in their chosen track.

What do I need to learn at AltSchool Africa?

You only need a stable Internet connection and a Laptop/Desktop with at least 4gb RAM.

How many months will applications run for?

Application into any school runs for three months after which assessments will begin and a resumption date will be communicated.

What is the cutoff mark for the entrance exams or assessment?

You need a minimum of 75% on the entrance exams to be granted full admission into the school.

Can I get a refund on my application or Tuition fee?

All fees paid to AltSchool are non-refundable

Will I be allowed to move forward if I failed the first semester exams?

No, at the end of every semester, students who don't meet the cumulative cut off mark will be dropped off.