Academic Programmes

NATIONAL N’ DIPLOMAS: N4/N5/N6 (CERTIFYING BODY: DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION EDUCATION)

THE NATIONAL N4-N6 PROGRAMMES (NATED) IS AIMED AT POST MATRIC STUDENTS WHO WOULD LIKE TO ENTER THE JOB MARKET QUICKLY. THE COURSES ARE AIMED AT ENCOURAGING SELF EMPLOYMENT AND AT DEVELOPING STUDENTS IN THE PRACTICAL COMPONENT OF THE WORK ENVIRONMENT.
THE NATIONAL N4-N6 COURSES LEAD TO A NATIONAL DIPLOMA. AFTER COMPLETING N6 THEORY IN THE LECTURE ROOM, THE STUDENTS THEN NEED TO ACQUIRE 18 MONTHS RELEVANT, PRACTICAL WORK EXPERIENCE, AFTER WHICH THEY CAN APPLY FOR THE NATIONAL DIPLOMA.

*BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
*FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
*HOSPITALITY AND CATERING SERVICES
*HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
*MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT
*MARKETING MANAGEMENT
*PUBLIC RELATIONS
*TOURISM

NATIONAL NC(V) QUALIFICATIONS: L2/L3/L4 OF NQF (CERTIFYING BODY: DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION EDUCATION)
THE PURPOSE OF THE VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION IS TO PROVIDE A SUITE OF SUBJECTS THAT EQUIPS LEARNERS WITH THE NECESSARY THEORETICAL BACKGROUNG KNOWLEDGE AS WELL AS PRACTICAL COMPETENCE FOR THE MASTERY OF A PARTICULAR TRADE OR TECHNICAL SKILL NEEDED IN THE EMPLOYMENT MARKET.
THE NC(V) WAS DESIGNED TO PREPARE LEARNERS AT THE SAME AGE GROUP OR A VOCATIONAL FIELD AND, MORE GENERALLY, FOR THE WORKPLACE AT LARGE. BESIDES CREATING A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE ROUTE FOR ADOLESCENTS STILL OF SCHOOL GOING AGE, THE NC(V) IS INTENDED TO HELP ALLEVIATE THE ACCUTE SHORTAGE OF SKILLED WORKERS IN SOUTH AFRICA, A MOST PRESSING NEED IF THE COUNTRY IS TO GROW ECONOMICALLY. FURTHERMORE, THE NC(V) WAS CONCEPTUALIZED AS AN ALTERNATIVE ROUTE INTO HIGHER EDUCATION, EVEN IF THE ACCESS WERE TO BE RESTRICTED TO PROGRAMMES AND QUALIFICATIONS RELATED TO THE LEARNER’S VOCATIONAL CHOICE WITHIN THE NC(V).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF GRADE 11 OR EQUIVALENT. GRADES 9 & 10 WILL BE CONSIDERED AFTER PASSING OUR INTERNAL INTERVIEW PROCESS
WE ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR THE NC(V) IS GRADE NINE. HOWEVER, DUE TO ITS INTENSIVE CURRICULUM, IT IS MOST SUITED FOR THOSE WITH A HIGHER EXISTING QUALIFICATION.

NC(V) QUALIFICATIONS OFFERED AT PAX:
*EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT
*FINANCE, ECONOMICS & ACCOUNTING
* INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & COMPUTER SCIENCE
* OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED COURSES: (CERTIFYING BODY: CITY AND GUILDS OF LONDON)
* INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM
* INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

SETA QUALIFICATION: MICT SETA CERTIFIED
*END USER COMPUTING  (N3)

SHORT/CORPORATE TRAINING COURSES: (QUALITY ASSURED – NON ACCREDITED)
* 3 MONTH PC SKILLS
* 6 MONTH PC EXECUTIVE
* PROJECT MANAGEMENT
* MANAGING HIV AND AIDS
*LOGISTICS
* STOCK AND STORES
*PURCHASING AND SUPPLY
* OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
* LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
*SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT
*INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
*WAREHOUSING