National Certificate Vocational

Business Studies

National Certificate: Finance, Economics & Accounting
  • Subjects
    • English First Additional Language
    • Life Orientation
    • Mathematical Literacy
    • Applied Accounting
    • Economic Environment
    • Financial Management
    • New Venture Creation or
    • Office Data Processing
  • Activities
    • Perform bookkeeping duties
    • Keep record of wages, salaries, petty cash, etc.
    • Prepare financial statements
National Certificate: Management
  • Subjects
    • English First Additional Language
    • Life Orientation
    • Mathematical Literacy
    • Financial Management
    • Management Practice
    • Operations Management
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Project Management
  • Activities
    • Assist with communication management in organisations
    • Contribute to change management and transformation in organisations
    • Assist with management of productivity within organisations
National Certificate: Marketing
  • Subjects
    • English First Additional Language
    • Life Orientation
    • Mathematical Literacy
    • Advertising & Promotions
    • Marketing
    • Marketing Communications
    • Office Data Processing or
    • Wholesale & Retail
  • Activities
    • Market new products
    • Sell goods & services
    • Research needs of customers & develop products
    • Advertise & promote new products
National Certificate: Office Administration
  • Subjects
    • English First Additional Language
    • Life Orientation
    • Mathematical Literacy
    • Business Practice
    • Office Practice
    • Office Data Processing
    • New Venture Creation 
  • Activities
    • Coordinate office correspondence
    • Type letters, reports, memoranda, agendas and minutes, etc.
    • Maintain equipment & stationery suppliers
National Certificate: Transport and Logistics
  • Subjects
    • English First Additional Language
    • Life Orientation
    • Mathematical Literacy
    • Freight Logistics
    • Transport Economics
    • Transport Operations
    • Entrepreneurship 
    • Project Management 
  • Activities
    • To work in dispatching, warehousing, material handling, planning, health and safety, fleet management, delivery, traffic officiating and support

Services Sector

National Certificate: Hospitality
  • Subjects
    • English First Additional Language
    • Life Orientation
    • Mathematical Literacy
    • Food preparation
    • Hospitality Generics
    • Hospitality Services
    • Client Services and Human Relations
  • Activities
    • Manage a guest house
    • Deal with client services in an accommodation facility
    • Work as a waiter/waitress
    • Work as a housekeeper in a hotel / Inn / guest house
National Certificate: Primary Agriculture
  • Subjects
    • English First Additional Language
    • Life Orientation
    • Mathematical Literacy
    • Animal Production
    • Plant Production
    • Soil Science
    • Agri-Business
    • Advanced Plant Production
    • Farm Planning & Mechanisation
  • Activities
    • Work on a farm
    • Work at a nursery, botanical garden, etc.
    • Plan plant & animal production
    • Advise farmers on farming techniques / methods
    • Advertise & sell agricultural products

Engineering Studies

National Certificate: Civil Engineering Construction
  • Subjects
    • English First Additional Language
    • Life Orientation
    • Mathematics
    • Construction Planning
    • Plant & Equipment
    • Materials
    • Construction Supervisory or
    • Carpentry & Roof work
  • Activities
    • To participate in the operation and maintenance of construction equipment & machinery
    • Participate in the construction of roads, bridges, dams, railways, etc.
National Certificate: Electrical Infrastructure Construction
  • Subjects
    • English First Additional Language
    • Life Orientation
    • Mathematics
    • Electrical Principles & Practice
    • Electronic Control & Digital Electronics
    • Electrical Workshop Practice
    • Electrical Systems & Construction
    • Physical Science
    • Renewable Energy Technology
  • Activities
    • To work as an electrical assistant at an energy producing company or a power station; at a telecommunications company, or as a private electrician.
National Certificate: Engineering & Related Design
  • Subjects
    • English First Additional Language
    • Life Orientation
    • Mathematics
    • Engineering Fundamentals
    • Engineering Technology
    • Engineering Systems
    • Automotive Repair & Maintenance or
    • Fitting & Turning or
    • Welding
  • Activities
    • Take part in the manufacturing of tools, machines, engines
    • Take part in operations and maintenance of machines
    • Participate in design of shaft and ventilation systems
National Certificate: Mechatronics
  • Subjects
    • English First Additional Language
    • Life Orientation
    • Mathematics
    • Introduction to Computers
    • Stored Programme Systems
    • Electro Technology
    • Manual Manufacturing
    • Machine Manufacturing
    • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
    • Mechatronic Systems
  • Activities
    • Assemble mechatronic systems
    • Test operation of, and commission mechatronic systems
    • Operate mechatronic systems
    • Perform fault finding and rectify problems
    • Perform maintenance work according to correct procedures
    • Use hand tools and operate machine tools to produce components for maintenance and repair purposes