This qualification will provide students with an opportunity to obtain specific knowledge and skills and to develop competencies in the field of Educare.
This programme includes a compulsory Workplace Learning component. Workplace Learning provides important opportunities for professional and personal growth. It addresses specific competencies identified for the acquisition of the qualification, which relates to the development of skills that will make the student employable and will assist in developing his or her personal skills. In order to qualify for a National Diploma, you have to work 18 months in the field after achieving your N6 certificate.
Grade 12 (Std. 10); or National Certificate: N3, or National Senior Certificate.
The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is the examining body for these courses. At the conclusion of your studies, you will have to write an external examination set by DHET. You will only be able to register to write the external examination if you pass your formative assessment component by the registration cut-off date(s) that the College will communicate to you. The College will use the formative assessment component to generate a term mark for each of your subjects. If you pass your formative assessment component by the specified cut-off date(s), you can then register to write your external examinations at a registered FET College Exam Centre. The College will assist you to fill in the examination entry form and assign you to the relevant exam centre (venue) but accepts no responsibility therefore, and the sole responsibility in respect thereof lies with the student. You may be required to pay an examination fee at the exam centre. Please note that this examination fee is not included in your course fee. It is your responsibility to check with the college or relevant exam centre that you have the correct dates for your examinations, BEFORE the registration cut off dates for the examinations. Please note that all exam centres have their own cut-off registration dates as per their own academic calendar and it is your responsibility to make yourself aware of and comply with those deadlines/timelines.
Upon successful completion of your required exams for each level, you will be awarded your National Certificate N4 Business Management by the Department of Higher Education and Training. In order to qualify for a National Diploma, you have to work 18 months in the field after achieving your N6 certificate.