Examination - Results - Certification
Westcol is a registered examination centre with the Department of National
Examinations and adheres to both the regulations for conducting National Examinations and
the prescribed calendar as provided by this Department.
- Business Studies: N4 to N6
National Examinations: June and November
- Engineering Studies: N1 to N6
National Examinations: April, August and November
Supplementary Examinations: February/March
National Examinations: October/November
EXAMINATION INSTRUCTION (Summary)
- Students will receive an official admission permit 5-7 days prior to the commencement of the examination
and must retain the admission permit for the duration of the examination.
- The cost of a duplicate copy of an admission permit is R 10.00 - payable at the cashier of the relevant campus.
The examination office will issue a duplicate admission permit when presented with proof of payment.
- Students must ensure that all outstanding monies owed to the college are paid up before the commencement of the examination
as this could result in the delay of releasing examination results.
- Students should consult the notice boards on the day of the examination to familiarise themselves with the exact venue and allocated seat number.
- Students must be seated 30 minutes before the scheduled time of the examination.
- You must show your ID document and examination permit in order to be admitted to an examination session.
- No cellular telephones, bags, notes, books, textbooks or any other form of luggage or written material will
be allowed into the examination room.
- Students must provide their own stationery. Kindly ensure that this equipment is in good working condition.
- Only prescribed calculators may be used.
- You must remain seated for the first 60 minutes of the examination.
- You may not leave the examination room during the last 15 minutes of the scheduled time.
If you missed an examination session you will have to enrol for that subject again during the next registration date!
RE-MARK OF EXAMINATION SCRIPTS
Please contact the examination centre on Campus immediately should you wish to apply for the re-marking an examination script.
ATTENDANCE AND PUNCTUALITY POLICY
Extracts from this policy issued by the Department of Higher Education and Training:
“The expectation is for students to be 100% ‘present’ at all scheduled classes.
If a student has a disability or medical difficulty that directly affects his/her attendance it should be formally recorded with Student Support Services.
NSFAS tuition, travel and accommodation disbursements can only be made to students if they have a minimum of 80% attendance (including authorised absence and sickness) for classes.
A student shall ONLY be allowed to write national examinations for every subject for which he/she has attained a minimum of 80% attendance (including authorised absence and sickness) per subject.”
STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO:
- Ensure that they attend all classes and arrive before the commencement of the class properly, equipped and prepared to participate in the session.
- Inform the lecturer before commencement of the class, if there is a valid reason for lateness or absence.
- Understand the implication of the DHET policy and the consequence of not adhering to this policy.
- Medical and other appointments must not be schedules in College hours.
- To ensure that work commitments do not clash with scheduled class times.
- Commit to complete outstanding work that is missed due to poor punctuality or poor attendance.
I understand that I shall ONLY be allowed to write national examinations for every subject for which I have attained a minimum of 80% attendance (including authorised absence and sickness) per subject.
I understand that the DHET/NSFAS tuition, travel and accommodation disbursements can only be made if I maintained a minimum of 80% attendance (including authorised absence and sickness) for classes.
I am aware that I may request a copy of the policy.
I, therefore commit myself to comply with the above policy.