Are you wondering what to do after finishing your National Certificate: Vocational Level 4(NCV)? Do you want to start by enrolling in higher education and learning or head straight to the workplace? Making these decisions is not easy on anyone especially when you do not have the right information.
From effect of January 2008, TVET colleges started offering NCV qualifications. The question is, what is an NCV level 4 qualification? What options does one have after completing this qualification?
What is an NCV level 4?
This certificate refers to a modern qualification offered at TVET colleges. It is offered at Levels 2; 3; and 4 which is equivalent to high school grades 10; 11 and 12. In simple terms, the qualification is equivalent to matric but puts more emphasis on technical skills. This means that holders can go straight to job marketing.
How to qualify for NCV level 4 qualification?
Requirements to acquire the NCV differs according to the field you will be studying towards but the basic minimum requirement is a Grade 9 pass. If you studied ABET then a relevant Certificate or NQF 1 Certificate is needed. This alternative gives those who didn’t get to finish their matric a chance to work on their skills and reach their career goals.
If you managed to finish your matric but unfortunately, due to circumstances didn’t make it, you still have a chance to do your matric and get your NCV certificate.
Enrolling In higher education with your Certificate
After you obtain this certificate, you are eligible to apply and enroll with any university for a degree. Of course, you need to have passed all your subjects exceptionally well. If you have had problems with traditional school environments, ensure that you enquire about programs that work for people who have difficulties with learning. Moreover, you have the choice to go for your life dream by enrolling in the career you have always wanted.
What other options do you have?
Alternatively, you can still continue to Nated courses to acquire N-qualifications. Ehlanzeni TVET offers a variety of courses that may be of your interest. From business management to engineering courses, you can be able to get your diploma. Their site has all the information one may need to start a journey towards a bright future.
Furthermore, others choose to explore the job market soon after getting their NCV level 4. What sets them apart from those who acquired their matric in traditional school environment? As much as the certificate is equivalent to matric, the difference is that NCV is directed at vocational training. Students study skills in a specific field of work. Therefore, it is easier for NCV holders to adapt to the working environment as they have work skills.
Whatever path you want to take, it will start with the step of getting your NCV certificate. Ehlanzeni TVET College caters to all prospectus students who want to take action to ensure a bright future ahead.