Requirements For A Vocational Certificate

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As matriculants await National Senior Certificate results, its important that they know the options that they have post matric.

The Department of Higher Education and Training has mentioned that our country is in need of certain skills, and there is a massive shortage of artisans in South Africa. 

You might be considering to go to a TVET college for you vocational certificate, please read for further details.

 


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As matriculants await National Senior Certificate results, it's important that they know the options that they have post matric. You might be considering to go to a TVET college for you vocational certificate, here's what you need to know.

National Certificate Vocational Qualifications. NCV for short, are qualifications that had been created to provide workplace-based skill sets in various career fields that are in demand of skills in South Africa. 

For you to qualify to study towards a vocational certificate, you need to have a minimum of Grade 9 pass certificate OR equivalent (ABET Certificate or NQF 1 Certificate).

What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?

To enter Level 2 – Grade 9 or better

To enter Level 3 – Level 2 qualification

To enter Level 4 – Level 3 qualification

To obtain a vocational certificate, it takes three years of study.

Some universities take you if you have an NCV level certificate, yet you would still have to meet other requirements at the universities to gain entry into certain Bachelor’s Degree programmes.

After obtaining your certificate, you can either work or go to another program at a higher education institution but within the very same learning areas.

To browse through vocational certificate courses, click here for a list of colleges in South Africa.


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