Become a part of the Virgin Mobile family and get a basic online course from Shaw Academy for FREE. Shaw Academy offer the highest quality, practical and transparent education to everyone. Get the knowledge and skills needed to develop in any area and learn with the help of live lessons, as well as fully interactive bonus Q & A sessions.
1. Who is the basic course for?
Any Virgin Mobile customer that wants to build their skill sets and advance their careers. 
2. How do I qualify?
Qualifying customers will receive an SMS from Virgin Mobile informing them that they qualify for a FREE basic course. You can also dial *100*50# to see if you qualify. 
As an existing or new Contract customer you automatically qualify for a FREE online course.
New and existing Prepaid Customers need to recharge with a minimum of R20 or more to qualify. 


 1. What courses are available?
There are over 19 courses to choose from. View them HERE
2. How much do I have to pay?
Nothing, zero, nil- as long as you’re a Virgin Mobile contract customer or you’ve recharged with R20 or more on prepaid, then you get the course for FREE.
Any data used during the live sessions and/or Q&A sessions is for your own account. 
There is a fee for the exam and course certificate for your own account. 
3. How long is the Basic course valid for?
You can select to do 1 basic course for as long as you’re a Virgin Mobile customer.
Basic courses last up to 1 month and there are 8 live lessons per course. 
4. Do I get a certificate after I’ve completed a Basic course? 
Yes, there is a small fee to do the basic course exam and the fee includes electronic delivery of your certificate. This cost is for your own account and not included in the Virgin Mobile value added service.
Please click HERE for more information on the course outline.