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ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME

The NC(V) is a high skill, high quality and high knowledge vocational programme that is intended to directly respond to the priority skills demands of the modern economy. In order to obtain an NC(V) qualification, a student is required to take a total of seven (7) subjects, of which three (3) are compulsory (i.e. English First Additional Language, Mathematics OR Mathematical Literacy and Life Orientation) and four (4) vocational subjects from the sub-field organisation of the NQF.

DURATION OF PROGRAMME

The NC(V) qualification is a full-year programme at each level of the NQF. A student is issued with a certificate at each level of study. The duration of the full qualification is three (3) academic years, made up of NQF Level 2, 3 and 4. A student can exit at any level of study and will be issued with a certificate at the specific level.

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A year-end school report for Grade 9, 10, 11 or a Grade 12 Certificate

OR

  • NQF Level 1 qualification

OR

  • An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2

OR

  • AET Level 4

ENROLMENT DATE

January of each year.

MODE OF DELIVERY

Full-time ONLY

NC(V) LEARNING PATH

SUBJECTS

PRIMARY AGRICULTURE
Level 3 Animal Production
Plant Production
Soil Science
Agri-business
Level 4 Farm Planning & Mechanisation
Advanced Plant Production
Animal Production
Agri-business