National Certificate: Vocational Explained

National Certificate Vocational NC(V) 

NATED / Report 191: Post Matric Programmes

Description / Definition:

NC(V) programmes are delivered under the auspices of the Department of Higher Education and Training and quality assured by Umalusi. The programmes integrate theory and practice and provide students with a broad range of knowledge and practical skills within specific industry fields.

Description / Definition:

NATED / Report 191 programmes are delivered under the auspices of the Department of Higher Education and Training and quality assured by Umalusi. The programmes consist of 18 months theoretical studies at colleges and 18 months relevant practical application in work places. Engineering studies range from N1 – N6 while Business and Utility Studies range from N4 – N6

Duration:

3 Years (1 year per level)

Duration:

1 Year for N4 – N6 Engineering Studies
3 Years (18 months theoretical studies + 18 months workplace application) for N4 – N6 Business and Utility Studies

Qualification:

 Full Certificates on NQF Level 2, 3 and 4
NC(V) Level 4 Certificate is equivalent to National Senior Certificate (matric)

Qualification:

N6 Diploma

Admission Requirements:

Grade 9 + college requirements set per programme

Admission Requirements:

 Grade 12 for N4 admission

Resources:

Bursaries available for financially and academically qualifying students

Resources:

Bursaries available for financially and academically qualifying students

 National Certificate Programme Offering:

Engineering:

NC(V): Electrical Infrastructure
NC(V): Engineering and Related Design - Fabrication (Welding)
NC(V): Engineering and Related Design - Fitting and Turning
NC(V): Engineering and Related Design - Motor Mechanics

Business Related

NC(V): Office Administration
NC(V): Finance, Economics and Accounting

Information Technology

NC(V): Information Technology and Computer Science

Tourims and Hospitality

NC(V): Tourism 

NC(V): Hospitality

Safety in Society

NC(V): Safety in Society