Level 2 to Level 4

This programmes is intended to respond directly to the skills demand of the SOUTH AFRICAN economy

The qualification is designed to provide both THEORY and PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE in this vocational field and is recommended for students that would like to pursue a career in VOCATIONAL directive studies.

External examination are written annually in November and certificates are issued by the Department of Higher Education. UMALUSI issued the certificates.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Grade 9 - 12.This programme start at LEVEL 2 ONLY
DURATION: 1 YEAR per LEVEL (Total of 3 academic years)
MODES OF DELIVERY: Full-Time ONLY, Part-Time - ONLY for repeaters
PROGRAMME INFORMATION: Certificate consist of 7 subjects:
Fundamental subjects is compulsory:
1. English - First Additional Language (FAL)
2. Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
3. Life orientation - include Computer Literacy
Vocational subjects:
Four Vocational subjects is chosen according to the preferred field of study.


  1. Westcol reserve the right to ONLY offer programmes that are justified by student numbers, to change the location/venue of the programme and to cancel programme/s.
  2. The cost of text books is included in fee structure of this programme.
  3. Westcol operates a cash free system
  4. All monies must directly deposit in any ABSA BANK.

Please note that learners intending to gain access to Higher Education Institutions must take Mathematics and Physical Science as compulsory subjects.