Prestige Academy has a track record of more than 23 years in education and training as an accredited private higher education institution, and has been in existence since 1994. The Skills Academy is a sub-division of Prestige Academy’s academic offering that focuses on capacity building through cost-effective distance learning. Skills Certificates are not registered on the NQF and do not carry any credits leading to a qualification recognised by SAQA. These short courses have a distinct purpose and focus, namely for knowledge and skills upgrades, or continuous professional development of employees. These provider distance learning course material are quality assured by the learning material developers who are all professionals in their individual fields. Certification is done by Prestige Skills Academy which is a sub-division of Prestige Academy.