Institute for Open Learning (IOL) Admission Requirements

Institute for Open Learning (IOL) Admission Requirements

The Institute for Open Learning, Namibia’s leading Distance Education Institution, offers a wide range of NQA accredited qualifications within the following fields;

Education Qualifications

djpe-logoDiploma in Junior Primary Education
Diploma in Education: Secondary
de_logoDiploma in Education (Post Graduate)
bedhons_logoBachelor of Education Honours
besp_logoBachelor of Education Senior Primary
policing-logoPolicing Qualification


IOL in collaboration with the International University of Management (IUM) presents;


Qualifications include, Certificates, Higher Certificates, Higher Diplomas and Bachelors Honours Degree Qualifications in the following fields;

  • Business Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Information Systems
  • Small Business Management
  • Finance Management
  • Travel, Tourism and Hospitality
  • HIV / AIDS Management



The International Computer Driving License (ICDL) program is a practical, flexible and cost affective way of learning, testifying and certifying basic computer skills.widely recognized as the International benchmark for core computer skill qualification, the acceptance of the ICDL continues to grow strongly. In Namibia the ICDL is supported by a growing number of Government Agencies, Education Institutions and leading organizations.The ICDL qualification consists of the following modules;

  • Computer Essentials
  • Online Essentials
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Data Bases
  • Presentations
  • Web Editing
Information and Communications Technology (ICT);
  • Microsoft Electronic Training (MET)
  • Graphic Design and Web Development
  • CompTIA A+
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator (N+)