The National Certificate (Vocational) is a skills-focused qualification aimed at addressing the skills demand in the country. It is a three year course designed to provide both theory and practical/skills to the student. It also provides students with the opportunity to experience workplace situations during study. The practical component of study is offered in a real workplace environment or in a simulated workplace environment. NC(V) programmes are offered in Engineering and Business Studies.

Admission Requirements

The prospective student must have passed Grade 9 or higher, or have an NQF Level 1/ABET Level 4 qualification, or an approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2 or a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment to meet the basic requirements for access to NQF Level 2.

Enrolment

January

PHALABORWA CAMPUS

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL: FINANCE, ECONOMICS AND ACCOUNTING
Programme of Study (Level 2 subjects)Level 3 subjectsLevel 4 subjectsCareer Opportunities

Applied Accounting

Financial Management

Economic Environment

New Venture Creation

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

Applied Accounting

Financial Management

Economic Environment

New Venture Creations

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

Applied Accounting

Financial Management

Economic Environment

New Venture Creations

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

The qualification will provide the student with an opportunity to access careers in a variety of sectors i.e. private and public
accounting, banking, financial and insurance services, investment broking and bookkeeping.

 

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL: HOSPITALITY
Programme of Study (Level 2 subjects)Level 3 subjectsLevel 4 subjectsCareer Opportunities

Hospitality Generic

Food preparation

Client Service and Human Relations

Hospitality Services

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical  Literacy

Hospitality Generic

Food preparation

Client Service and Human Relations

Hospitality Services

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical  Literacy

 

Hospitality Generic

Food preparation

Client Service and Human Relations

Hospitality Services

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical  Literacy

 

The qualification will provide the student with an opportunity to access careers in a variety of sectors i.e. housekeeping, food and beverage management, accommodation services and events management.

 

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL: MANAGEMENT
Programme of Study (Level 2 subjects)Level 3 subjectsLevel 4 subjectsCareer Opportunities

Management Practice

Operations Management

Financial Management

Entrepreneurship

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

 

Management Practice

Operations Management

Financial Management

Project Management

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

 

Management Practice

Operations Management

Financial Management

Entrepreneurship

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

 

The qualification will provide the student with an opportunity to access careers in a variety of sectors i.e. human resources, marketing, finance management, public relations, production and office administration.

 

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL: MARKETING
Programme of Study (Level 2 subjects)Level 3 subjectsLevel 4 subjectsCareer Opportunities

Marketing

Advertising and Promotions

Marketing Communication

Consume Behaviour

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

 

Marketing

Advertising and Promotions

Marketing Communication

Consume Behaviour

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

 

Marketing

Advertising and Promotions

Marketing Communication

Consume Behaviour

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

 

The qualification will provide the student with an opportunity to access careers in a variety of sectors i.e. marketing, business management, promotions and advertising, market research, product development, public relations, merchandising, sales management, brand management and customer relations.

 

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL: OFFICE ADMINISTRATION
Programme of Study (Level 2 subjects)Level 3 subjectsLevel 4 subjectsCareer Opportunities

Business Practice

Office Practice

Office Data Processing

New Venture Creation

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

 

Business Practice

Office Practice

Office Data Processing

New Venture Creation

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

 

Business Practice

Office Practice

Office Data Processing

New Venture Creation

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

 

The qualification will provide the student with an opportunity to access careers in a variety of sectors i.e. office management, office administration, human resource management, personnel management, front line reception, self-employment or general secretarial services.

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL: TOURISM
Programme of Study (Level 2 subjects)Level 3 subjectsLevel 4 subjectsCareer Opportunities

Science of Tourism

Clients Service and Human Relations

Sustainable Tourism in SA

Tourism Operations

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

 

Science of Tourism

Clients Service and Human Relations

Sustainable Tourism in Regional Travel

Tourism Operations

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

 

Science of Tourism

Clients Service and Human Relations

Sustainable Tourism in International Travel

Tourism Operations

English

Life Orientation

Mathematical Literacy

 

The qualification will provide the student with an opportunity to access careers in a variety of sectors as an events planner, front office/receptionist, tourist officer or self employment.

 

SIR VAL DUNCAN CAMPUS

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL: CIVIL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION
Programme of Study (Level 2 subjects)Level 3 subjectsLevel 4 subjectsCareer Opportunities

Construction Planning

Plant and Equipment

Materials

Carpentry & Roof work or Masonry or Plumbing

English

Life Orientation

Mathematics

 

Construction Planning

Plant and Equipment

Materials

Next level of CHOSEN subject (Carpentry & Roof work or Masonry or Plumbing)

English

Life Orientation

Mathematics

 

Construction Planning

Construction Supervision

Materials

Next level of CHOSEN subject (Carpentry & Roof work or Masonry or Plumbing)

English

Life Orientation

Mathematics

 

The qualification will provide the student with an opportunity to access careers in a variety of sectors i.e. drainage inspection, town and regional planning, sanitation engineering, road construction engineering and building construction.

 

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL: ELECTRICAL INFRASTRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION
Programme of Study (Level 2 subjects)Level 3 subjectsLevel 4 subjectsCareer Opportunities

Electrical Principles and Practice

Workshop Practice

Electronic Control and Digital Electronics

Electrical Systems and Construction

English

Life Orientation

Mathematics

 

Electrical Principles and Practice

Electrical Workmaship

Electronic Control and Digital Electronics

Electrical Systems and Construction

English

Life Orientation

Mathematics

 

Electrical Principles and Practice

Electrical Workmanship

Electronic Control and Digital Electronics

Electrical Systems and Construction

English

Life Orientation

Mathematics

 

The qualification will provide the student with an opportunity to access careers in a variety of sectors i.e. electrical engineering, electrician, industrial engineering, sound technology, theatre, process level control, digital electronics and instrumentation.

 

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL: ENGINEERING AND RELATED DESIGN
Programme of Study (Level 2 subjects)Level 3 subjectsLevel 4 subjectsCareer Opportunities

Engineering Fundamentals

Engineering Technology

Engineering Systems

Fitting & Turning or Automotive Repair & Maintenance or Engineering Fabrication or Boilermaking

English

Life Orientation

Mathematics

 

Engineering Practice and Maintenance

Materials Technology

Engineering Graphics and Design

Next level of CHOSEN subject (Fitting &Turning, Automotive Repair & Maintenance, Engineering Fabrication, Boilermaking)

English

Life Orientation

Mathematics

 

Engineering Processes

Professional Engineering Practice

Applied Engineering Technology

Next level of CHOSEN subject (Fitting &Turning, Automotive Repair & Maintenance, Engineering Fabrication, Boilermaking)

English

Life Orientation

Mathematics

 

The qualification will provide the student with an opportunity to access careers in a variety of sectors i.e. manufacturing and industrial engineering, metallurgical and materials engineering, mining engineering, geological engineering, and fitting and machining.

 

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
Programme of Study (Level 2 subjects)Level 3 subjectsLevel 4 subjectsCareer Opportunities

Introduction to Information Systems

Electronics

Introduction to Systems Development

Contact Centre Operations

English

Life Orientation

Mathematics

Systems Analysis and Design

Computer Hardware Software

Principles of Computer Programming

Contact Centre Operations

English

Life Orientation

Mathematics

 

Systems Analysis and Design

Data Communication and Networking

Computer Programming

Contact Centre Operations

English

Life Orientation

Mathematics

 

The qualification will provide the student with an opportunity to access careers in a variety of sectors i.e. computer programming, information technology management, computer systems engineering and data processing.