NC(V): Finance, Economics & Accounting (L2 - L4)

This qualification equips the student with relevant knowledge so that the student will be able to follow a career in finance, economics or accounting.

Admission Requirements

For admission into NC(V) programmes students must pass an NQF level 1 qualification in one of the following ways:

  • Grade 9
  • AET Level 4
  • General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)
  • the use of RPL assessment programme to determine equivalence to NQF Level 1, and
  • PLP results

In order to ensure success and completion of the programmes, the College has, in terms of this 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
English > 40% APS Score: Best 6 Subjects inclusive of Maths / Maths Lit. & English, in the following way:

Grade 9: APS Score of 24
Grade 10: APS Score of 22
Grade 11: APS Score of 20
Grade 12: APS Score of 18
Accounting 50%
Second Commercial Subject 40%
Mathematics / Maths Lit. (Grade: 9, 10 & 11) > 50%
OR Mathematics / Maths Lit. (Grade 12) > 40%

Duration

  • This qualification takes three years to complete.
  • Each of the levels 2, 3 and 4 will take one-year full time.
  • Every level of study carries 130 credits.

Subjects / Modules

NQF Level 2
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Applied Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Economic Environment
  • New Venture Creation
NQF Level 3
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Applied Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Economic Environment
  • New Venture Creation
NQF Level 4
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Applied Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Economic Environment
  • New Venture Creation

Career Opportunities

  • Perform bookkeeping duties
  • Keep record of wages and salaries, petty cash
  • Prepare financial statements, manage budgets, analyse business finances

Possible places of employment

  • Public and Private Accounting
  • Banking
  • Financial Services