🚀  Advanced NBT Preparation Course

A powerfully blended learning experience.

Who is this for?

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High school students: Particularly those in their matric year, who are preparing to apply for university admission in South Africa.
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University applicants: Individuals who are required to take the NBT as part of the application process for specific programs or institutions.
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Students seeking to improve their NBT scores: Those who have taken the NBT previously but wish to enhance their scores for better chances of admission or scholarship opportunities.
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Homeschooled students: Learners who may not have access to traditional school-based NBT preparation resources and are seeking guidance on test content and strategies.

Why this NBT Course?

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Our NBT Course is designed to provide a comprehensive and unique approach to mastering the National Benchmark Tests.
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Unlike other courses that focus solely on practice questions, we have developed a curriculum that emphasises the core skills necessary to excel in the assessment.
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Here's what sets our Advanced NBT Course apart:
Skill-based learning
Our course concentrates on building the foundational skills required to tackle various question types and problem-solving situations, ensuring students are well-equipped to handle the NBT's challenges.
Comprehensive practice
With over 600 practice questions, students have ample opportunities to apply their newly acquired skills and gain familiarity with the test format.
Presentation Options
We cater to different learning preferences by offering both contact (face-to-face) and online versions of the course. Contact students also receive access to the online pre-recorded lessons for a blended learning experience
Pre-recorded Lessons
Our expert facilitatorsfacilitators have created a series of pre-recorded lessons that cover essential concepts and strategies, making it easy for students to learn at their own pace and revisit material as needed.
Optional Materials
Online students receive digital access to course content, with the option to order a hard copy of the materials for an additional fee. This ensures that all students can tailor their learning experience to their preferred format.
Practice Assessments
Each section of the course concludes with a practice assessment, allowing students to gauge their progress and identify areas for improvement.
By focusing on the development of core skills and offering a flexible, personalised learning experience, our NBT Course stands out from the competition. We are committed to providing students with the tools and support they need to achieve their best possible results on the National Benchmark Tests.

What does it cost? 

R2450
Once off - Online only. 
R3150
Once off - Contact and Online.

What do I need?

Online 
Computer, tablet or smartphone.
Internet Connection.
Contact 
General Stationary.

What are the dates?

Centurion
NBT01
Day 1
20 March
12:30 - 18:30
Day 2
21 March
08:00 - 16:00
Nelspruit
NBT02
Day 1
22 March
12:00 - 16:00
Day 2
23 March
08:00 - 16:00
Day 3
24 March
08:00 - 13:00
Centurion
NBT03
Day 1
25 March
08:00 - 14:00
Day 2
26 March
08:00 - 14:00
Day 3
27 March
08:00 - 13:00
Centurion
NBT04
Day 1
28 March
08:00 - 14:00
Day 2
29 March
08:00 - 16:00
Day 3
30 March
08:00 - 13:00
Ermelo
NBT05
Day 1
31 March
08:00 - 16:00
Day 2
1 April
08:30 - 13:30
Leeuwenhof, Bedfordview.
NBT06
Day 1
2 April
08:30 - 15:30
Day 2
3 April
08:30 - 13:30
Centurion
NBT07
Day 1
12 April
08:00 - 14:30
Day 2
13 April
08:00 - 14:30
Day 2
14 April
10:30 - 16:30
Centurion
NBT08
Day 1
26 April
08:00 - 14:00
Day 2
27 April
08:00 - 16:00
Day 2
28 April
10:30 - 15:30
Centurion
NBT09
Day 1
01 May
08:00 - 16:00
Day 2
02 May
08:00 - 15:00
Hoërskool Stellenberg, Cape Town
NBT10
Day 1
03 May
14:00 - 18:00
Day 2
04 May
08:00 - 16:00
Day 2
05 May
08:00 - 12:00
Centurion
NBT11
Day 1
16 June
11:00 - 17:00
Day 2
17 June
08:00 - 16:00
Centurion
NBT12
Day 1
09 August
08:00 - 16:00
Day 2
11 August
08:00 - 12:00
Hilton, KZN
NBT13
Day 1
15 April
08:00 - 16:00
Day 2
16 April
08:00 - 16:00

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What do others think?

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Dear Sir, a great teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others. This is exactly what you have done for all of us, the hours, sweat and tears we have put you through and yet you always believe in our abilities and light up that tunnel for us so we are able to live our dreams.
C Holtzhausen 
Student
Potent and intense. This is the only way that I can describe the Seventh Star NBT course. I have attended several NBT courses from a variety of institutions and there is no other course that has the intensity than the one offered by Seventh Star. This course definitely thoroughly prepared me for the most difficult questions in the NBT’s. An enormous amount of material is covered in a short space of time. This has provided me with better insight and understanding than any other course. The course offered by Seventh Star is the only course that constructively prepared me for the actual National Benchmark Tests, and this is the reason I was accepted into Veterinary Science.
L Viljoen
Student
What I found most helpful from the workshops was being exposed to the standard of questioning and then being taught how to approach the questions with the level of thinking that was required. Doing the workshops gives you access to a surplus of past papers and questions that you would otherwise not have access to. Mr Mitton has the phenomenal ability of engaging you in a different level of thinking that helps give you the edge for the exams.
C Verceuil
Student
The workshops gave me the opportunity to revise all the work packaged in a compact, digestible format. These sessions are very productive - I always felt as if I have achieved much in these sessions and it gave me a boost to continue working hard. I would recommend these workshops to anyone - not only for students who struggle with the content, but also for revision purposes. You cannot ask for a better way than the Seventh Star way.
E Cronje
Student
I am extremely grateful for Seventh Star workshops that I attended during grade 11 and grade 12. These workshops changed my way of thinking and I started to approach my questions with a different mindset. This ultimately contributed to me being admitted for Veterinary Science and it also prepared me for my busy first year. Mr Mitton has an excellent way of presenting class and hours passed like minutes. What an absolute legend!
N Venter
Student
The thought alone of doing a 4/6 hour workshop drained me, I thought I would be able to get more done from home working on my own, boy was I wrong. The support, motivation and guidance offered by the teacher was incredible. Not only did he go above and beyond with helpful work material given but he made sure to make the classes fun and enjoyable. Seventh Star ensured we were prepared for our prelims and finals in all aspects, work content including difficult questions, time management and mental preparation. I can honestly say I have never walked into an exam saying, “I’ve got this, bring it on!”, but after those workshops I had never felt more confident and prepared.
T Baker
Student
Seventh Star has played a major role in the success of all three of my daughters. We have benefit from Extra Lessons and NBT Courses and all have proven to be of impeccable standard. They recognise the potential in all students and inspire them to reach new heights beyond the norm. We couldn’t be more thankful for their help and guidance!
M Prat
Parent

Got questions? 

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Do lessons continue in the IEB/GDE holidays?
We teach straight through the GDE and IEB holidays. We are very passionate about getting our students to achieve their best results!
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Do you teach on public holidays?
We generally do not teach on any public holidays as most of our NBT Courses stretch over long weekends and public holidays.
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Do you also assist weaker candidates?
We help ALL students and some of our weaker candidates have improved their marks by up to 45%. The average improvement across all grades and subjects is 19%. You should also keep in mind that around a quarter of our students come to us already achieving 80's but need 90's to be accepted into their chosen degrees - this makes it slightly more difficult to show a higher average improvement percentage.
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Do you offer one-on-one lessons?
We do not offer any one-on-one lessons as our schedule simply does not allow us to do so. We have also found in the past that one-on-one lessons are somewhat counterproductive as the tutor ends up doing all the work and the student often doesn't get the opportunity to work as independently as they should. Furthermore, the dynamic of our classes is different to that of school - school classrooms are often filled with students that are not focused on improving their marks (or even passing in general) whereas our classes only contain students that are willing to learn. This has the double sided benefit of increased conformity; where students apply themselves as well as a safe and productive environment to learn and practice. Socialisation amongst students is very powerful - we suggest that they receive it the right way.
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How do your Contact Lessons work?
All of our lessons are group sessions and the number of students per class varies. We generally start a lesson by teaching one of the most common topics to all students, providing students with worksheets to practise. After this, we address the individual needs of students who must prepare for specific topics and/or tests. We give students many additional examples and exam relevant questions to practise.
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