National N-Diploma: Farming Management (N4 - N6)

Admission Requirements

Minimum entrance requirements are aligned to the Report 191 programme requirements. Students who have passed Grade 12/NC (V) Level 4 may be admitted into N4 Business and Engineering Studies, subject to any other programme/faculty requirements.

Minimum entrance requirements for Report 191 N1 Engineering studies are:

  • Grade 9
  • AET Level 4
  • General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)
  • the use of RPL assessment programme to determine equivalence to NQF Level 1 or National Senior Certificate (NSC) Engineering studies.

In order to ensure success and completion of the programmes, the College has, in terms of the College admission policy, and in line with A Guideline for Additional Admission Requirements to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College Programmes made provision for Programme-specific additional requirements as stipulated in the table below:

Subject Requirements Level of Achievement Application Point Score
First Preference: Primary Agriculture Level 4
Grade 12 equivalent qualification
APS score of 24, using double the English and Agricultural Management Practices subjects, plus the two (2) next best subjects of NSC
First Preference: Primary Agriculture Level 4
Grade 12 equivalent qualification
Agriculture Science/Life Sciences, Accounting and Physical Science 40%
English 40%
At least in Mathematical Literacy



3 Years:

  • N4 - N6 (18 months)
  • Relevant practical experience (18 months)

Subjects / Modules

N4 Subjects (6 Months)
  • Data Management: Farming N4
  • Financial Management: Farming N4
  • Maintenance Management: Farming N4
  • Management: Farming N4
N5 Subjects (6 Months)
  • Data Management: Farming N5
  • Financial Management: Farming N5
  • Maintenance Management: Farming N5
  • Management: Farming N5
N6 Subjects (6 Months)
  • Data Management: Farming N6
  • Financial Management: Farming N6
  • Maintenance Management: Farming N6
  • Management: Farming N6

Career Opportunities

  • Farm Manager
  • Farmer
  • Farm Supervisor
  • Agricultural Products Representative