This part qualification is aimed primarily at giving the learner technical, theoretical knowledge, practical knowledge and workplace knowledge and skills required in their chosen occupational/vocational area.
The design of the part qualification is such that if taken sequentially with related N part courses i.e., N4+N5+N6. This part qualification will provide an opportunity for learners who exit the schooling system, but who wish to continue to obtain occupation specific knowledge and skills to develop such competencies and to receive formal recognition for the skills they have acquired in a particular vocational/occupational area. It will create the opportunity for learners with an interest in a particular vocational/occupational area to develop their skills and knowledge thereby improving their employability and at the same time create opportunities for them to study further in their chosen field.
With this qualification, successful learners could pursue a career as a:
- Travel Agent
- Tasting Room Assistant
- Guesthouse Manager
- Hotel Reception
- Consultant at Tour Operator
- Airport Staff
- Event Organiser
- Travel Consultant
- Tour Guide
- Tour Operator
- Events Manager
- Tour Planner
- Tourist Destinations N4
- Tourism Communication N4
- Travel Office Procedures N4
- Travel Services N4
- Tourist Destinations N5
- Travel Office Procedures N5
- Travel Services N5
- Tourism Communication N5
- Travel Office Procedures N6
- Travel Services N6
- Tourist Destinations N6
- Hotel Reception N6
TYPE OF PROGRAMME
Full Time: Minimum 18 Months
In-Service Training: 18 Months
- (Introduction N4-N4)
- National Senior Certificate / Grade 12/ N3 Certificate/ NCV Level 4 Certificate/ ABET Level 4 Certificate.
Registering for this course and successfully completing N4 and N5 will allow students to obtain credits for articulation to most Universities of Technology (UOTs) with a provision that you obtain at least 50% in each subject.
All textbooks and other required manuals are excluded from the tuition fees. A list of textbooks will be provided by your campus academic department.
All examinations are National Examinations, set and administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training.
Certificates and diploma are issued by the Department of Higher Education and Training.
All qualifications are nationally recognised by industry and universities.
Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a:
- National Certificate at each level N4, N5, N6
- National N Diploma in Hospitality and Catering Services (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training)
A candidate who has successfully completed the N4, N5 and N6 Certificates, may pursue the following path to obtain the National N Diploma, as per Report 191 by the DHET. The candidate must have:
A minimum of 12 advanced instructional offerings, with at least a pass in three instructional offerings in each of the following levels: N4, N5 and N6, but with a maximum of five N4 instructional offerings.
2 instructional offerings at N6 level must be relevant to the candidate’s vocation.
The candidate must obtain work experience of 18 months in industry that has as its main function the practical execution of the 2 instructional offerings mentioned above.
At the end of this period, the candidate is required to produce documentary proof to the DHET (letter from employer, stating KPAs and date of employment period) of applicable experience.
Candidate must present the N4, N5 and N6 certificate, together with above letter from employer, to the DHET to apply for the National N Diploma.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 126 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes