Become A Teacher

Cool Facts about studying IIE Education qualifications at IIE Rosebank College

  • The fees are affordable.
  • IIE Rosebank College is a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), The IIE is registered with The Department of Higher Education and Training.
  • IIE Rosebank College organises Learner placements for students to complete their teaching practical module at the schools.
  • Students are placed for their teaching experience practical module from their first year of study and not at the end of their studies.

Professional Qualifications

Education qualifications are professional qualifications and not academic qualifications.

Professional qualifications are qualifications that relate to a specific occupation or career. They are regulated and awarded by professional bodies within a relevant industry.

Upon graduating, IIE graduates in education will be professionals.


South African Council for Educators (SACE)

To teach in South Africa, you need to have a professional membership with SACE (South African Council for Educators).

SACE is the professional council for educators which aims to enhance the status of the teaching profession.

IIE Rosebank College students register with SACE from their first year of study.



The Teaching experience module gives students an opportunity to observe Mentor Teachers, their roles and duties, documentation, assessment system, classroom management, teacher co-operation and development, school system and school within the community context. They will carry out the practical applications of the teaching principles, theories, and concepts they have acquired. 

Teaching experience is a compulsory module that is done each year of the four-year qualification. IIE Rosebank College will pair each student with the respective school to ensure that the experience is as diverse as possible. Students will be evaluated at the respective schools during these sessions by their Mentor Teacher, Lecturer, or Supervisor. The timing of these sessions is carefully mapped at IIE Rosebank College, and students are required to complete 22 weeks of teaching experience within the qualification.


Student Benefits

  • Become a professional member with SACE (South African Council for Educators).
  • Do Police clearance from first year of studies
  • Graduate Empowerment Programme

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