Business Programmes Eastcape Midlands College

Business Programmes Eastcape Midlands College


NCV (Level 2-4)
Office Administration
Finance, Economic & Accounting
Safety in Society
Primary Health
Report 191 (N4-N6)
Management Assistant
Financial Management
Business Management
Marketing Management
Human Resource Management

National Certificate (Vocational)

It is a specialised National Certificate for a chosen career.

This qualification is designed to provide both the theory and practice of the chosen career and is geared towards alleviating the skills shortage in the country.

Entry Requirements

  • A year-end school report for Gr 11 or Gr 12 certificate ; or
  • A NQF Level 1 qualification ; or
  • An approved bridging program designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2 ; or
  • A Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment to meet the basic requirements for access to NQF Level 2

Gr.9 and Gr. 10 will be considered only in exceptional cases.

Pass Requirements

Vocational subjects 

      • 50% per subject

Fundamental subjects 

      • 40% for English 1st Additional Language
      • 40% for Life Orientation
      • 30% for Mathematics / Mathematical Literacy


In order to obtain a National Certificate (Vocational), a student is required to take a total of 7 subjects.
These include 3 fundamental subjects and 4 vocational subjects.

Certificates are issued by the National Department Higher Education and Training in Pretoria, after completion of each level.

Report 191

Learners who have completed a Grade 12 Certificate with a minimum of a higher Certificate achievement can consider studying further at a TVET College for a National Diploma.

The Report 191 (Nated) N4 – N6 Programmes, also known as Alternative Post-school Programmes.

Entry Requirements

  • Candidates must have a Grade 12 (NSC)
  • New students must enrol for all 4 subjects in the particular field
  • The number of enrolments in these programmes in subject to the approved DHET prescripts targets
  • Students who may enrol for N4-N6 programmes must comply with the required number of working hours in the relevant field of industry before a National Diploma will be issued (18 months / 2000 hours for semester programmes and 24 months / 2670 hours for trimester programmes)

Pass Requirements

N1-N6 40% per subject
Government Ticket 50% per subject



Each subject covers a period of 6 months (Jan -Jun) or (Jul – Dec). 4 Subjects must be taken for each programme. Students who pass all the subjects will be issued with a National Certificate in the specific field of study.

Certificates are issued by the National Department Higher Education and Training in Pretoria, after completion of each level.


After completing N6 and 18 months of relevant practical experience, students qualify for a National N-Diploma.

National N Diplomas are approved and issued by the National Department of Higher Education and Training in Pretoria.

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