National Certificate (Vocational) Safety in Society

About this programme:

The National Certificate (Vocational) is a three year qualification made up of three certificates obtained on NQF Levels 2, 3 and 4.

All National Certificate (Vocational) programmes consist of a fundamentals learning component and a vocational component and comprise 130 credits on each level.

Various career options exist for a holder of this qualification, such as to join the SAPS, the metro police, the traffic police, the military police, the SANDF, private security services and the National Intelligence Agency.

Other job opportunities also include careers in legal assistance, immigration and customs, correctional services, the criminal justice environment and matters related to the advocacy of the SA Constitution.

What will I learn?
The vocational subjects for the National Certificate (Vocational) Safety in society are:

  • Introduction to Governance (Level 2)
  • Introduction to Law (Level 2)
  • Criminal Justice (Level 2)
  • Governance (Levels 3,4)
  • Criminal Law (Level 3)
  • Criminal Justice Structure and Mandate (Level 3)
  • Law Procedure and Evidence (Level 4)
  • Criminal Justice Procedure (Level 4)
  • Introduction to Policing Practices (Level 2)
  • Theory of Policing Practices (Level 3)
  • Applied Policing (Level 4)
  • Subject substitute on application: Criminology (Levels 2,3,4)

Entrance Requirements:
To qualify for this programme you need to:

  • Have passed Grade 9
  • Not be older than 25
  • Be a SA citizen
  • Have no criminal record
  • Be medically fit
  • Passed the psychometric tests

What campus is this course offered?
This programme is offered at Westlake Campus

How do I enrol?

Download an application form from our website or visit a campus near you. Application forms can be submitted by email or completed at the campus where the programme is offered.

Please submit certified copies of the following documents with your application:

  • Birth certificate / Identity Document (proof of application for new ID/Passport)
  • Most recent academic results
  •  Certificates / Qualifications

Students with special needs should please contact our Inclusive Education Office at 021 788 8373.

Depending on your choice of programme, you may be referred to the relevant campus head to continue with your registration process.

If applicable, an interview date will be communicated to you.