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NBT AQL Preparation Online (English)

Online - learn anywhere
12 Months access

NBT AQL Preparation Online (English)

12 Months access
Online - learn anywhere


  • 20 expertly crafted learning modules covering the AQL test of the NBT.
  • 75+ video lessons with accompanying lesson notes.
  • Over 200 practice questions.
  • AQL mock tests to assess yourself before test day.
  • Video answers for every practice question including mock tests to help you with the questions you struggled with.
  • Online support, coaching and guidance from our NBT AQL experts.
  • 12 months access to the online course

  • Online - learn anywhere
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  • 12 Months access

The only AQL NBT preparation course available

Ensure you get a result in your NBT AQL assessment by enrolling on the AQL preparation course. Give yourself the best shot at getting into your chosen university and university program by completing this online course that is focussed on preparing learners for the AQL assessment. The AQL preparation course consists of videos where experienced, engaging educators walk learners through NBT example questions. This course fully prepares learners for what to expect in the NBTs. Alongside the teaching videos are notes to download as well as practice NBT quizzes to see how you're performing in each section.

Learning Online enables learners to work at their own pace. Pause and rewatch videos to make sure you have time to process what you are learning. Repeat our quizzes as many times as you like to check you are able to time-manage during one of the most stressful exams of your Matric year!


75 Video lessons

200+ Example NBT questions

Lesson notes

Multiple mock NBTs

Teaching support

15 Hours of content

AL preparation

QL preparation

Course Information

This course has four main learning sections, listed below. Click into each to read more and experience course previews.

The course also includes additional features such as learner following and teacher support. Read more on additional features below.

NBT past papers are not available. The National Benchmark Tests Project do not release them to the public.

Fortunately, with our experience and knowledge of the NBTs, we have produced Advantage Learn mock NBTs which are very well aligned. Our mock tests are challenging and if you do well in studying and practising with them, you can be confident in sitting your NBTs afterwards.

Experience a mock question for yourself!

We have a free NBT quiz where you can try some of our NBT questions for yourself. You can sign up here.

This section equips learners to read a text and interpret what the meaning of the article is, while simultaneously analysing the use of punctuation, specific words and phrases that authors use to portray the purpose of the text.

Experience the Academic Literacy section for yourself!

Here is an example lesson video, taken from our course.

This section teaches you how to interpret common numerical questions you will come across daily, such as percentage changes, distance measurement and reading information from different graphical representations.

Experience the Quantitative Literacy section for yourself!

Here is an example lesson video, taken from our course.

Practice makes perfect. We have built a practice area for only completing NBT type questions. This makes it easy for you to spend 10-30 minutes just practising questions from the course. This practice area makes use of every question covered within the course in one convenient location and dynamically delivers randomized question combinations to keep you on your toes and learning.

Teacher support

Sometimes a learner can get stuck on a problem and needs to talk to someone to help them. We have a team of qualified Mathematics teachers and love to answer student questions. They are available from 8.30am-4.30pm on weekdays to respond immediately to any learner maths questions. If you ask a question outside of the normal times then our team will answer you on the next working day via email.

Learner following

If you are a parent purchasing for your learner then we also let you know what is happening and keep you up to date with any course information or features which will benefit you. Parents get automatic access to the learner following feature where you can track the progress of your learner on their course without having to ask them.

Testimony Image Jenny Koster Head of Physical Science, Cornwall Hill College, Pretoria
The staff members at Cornwall Hill College would like to extend their sincere gratitude and appreciation to Advantage Learn. The College has made use of the Advantage Learn NBT Course since 2013, and approximately 75%—80% of Cornwall Hill College students enroll for the course each year. The thorough preparation that Advantage Learn gives the students means that they know what to expect in the exam. Our students find the Mathematics course especially beneficial, and their solid grounding has led to increased admissions into the Health Sciences courses offered at university. In addition, they are able to utilize the online MAT and AQL exercises for additional practice. Feedback from our students is always exceptionally positive with many of them remarking that their very good results would not have been possible had it not been for the Advantage Learn NBT Course!


Thank you so much, this course was extremely helpful. I left high school a while ago and this was a great revision for my NBTs. I would recommend this to anyone who is serious about getting that good score to qualify for your degree and getting accepted into University.

- Sisipho Lufele -

The online preparation is very enriching and helpful. It is of great benefit for anyone preparing to write NBT. I've been recommending it to other students. A summary that awakens the spirit.

- Esther Maris -

I am grateful for this programme as I am more prepared for the test. It gets tricky in the beginning, but you gradually get the hang of it .

- Dorothee Mubembe -

It’s a good course, but some of the lectures are as confused as I am. They don’t seem to know what they are do.

- Greeff Tayla -

Helpful and well set out

- Ayyaan Bhimma -

The NBT preparation Course is wonderful for all kinds of revision. I loved the fact that I could do a test over and over and improve myself on all the faults. Perfect for preparing you for the test!

- Mieke Coetzee -

Great course, I highly recommend it, I studied it and did well on my NBT

- Fisani Mncube -

I was blown away by Advantage Learn!!! Excellent service from booking the course to dealing with Mike at IT support and by daughter was very impressed with Trish and found the course very beneficial. Highly recommended.

- Hayley Craig -

Brilliant. Incredible helpful and valuable. Really reduced my nerves and stress levels! Totally recommend it!

- Lindsey Bath -

I have not written the test yet but the information and the knowledge I have already has made a huge difference and also the confidence I have towards the test is really amazing, I don't want to count the chickens before they hatch let us wait for the test date before I praise you fully.

- Sinemihlali Ntshibongo -

I'd like a couple more practice tests per section but otherwise it's incredibly helpful

- Bronwyn Morphet -

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