DISTANCE LEARNING

Who is the target audience?

1. Potential Students who are unable to attend fulltime of part time classes on a regular basis.
2. Potential Students who feel they are able to study independently.
3. Potential students who are working full time:
     a. In the Business, Public (e.g. Municipality or Government departments),  or Financial Sector
     b. As a Day Care Manager, Child Care Teacher Assistant, Pre-School Teacher, Au Pair or entrepreneur
     c. In the Hospitality sector, i.e restaurant, hotel, catering company
     d. In the Electrical Engineering or Mechanical fields and need to acquire a relevant qualification
NB: Potential Distance Learning Students must be computer literate and have access to a computer and the internet to access learning material.
NB: Potential students must be able to travel to Cape Town to write the external examination. 
      (Arrangements can be made for rural students to write tests under invigilation at their work place)

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What can I study?

BUSINESS STUDIES:

BUSINESS, PUBLIC AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: N4 – N6

UTILITIES
EDUCARE: N4-N5
HOSPITALITY AND CATERING: N4

1 semester = 6 months
To complete N4 – N6 = 4 semesters
*(3 subjects per semester)
It is recommended that students enrol for two (2) subjects to ensure successful completion, but are allowed to take up to three (3) subjects per semester if they academically strong.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: N4 - N6 
SALES

N4

 N5

 N6

Entrepreneurship and Business Management
Management Communication
Computer Practice
Introductory Financial Accounting
Entrepreneurship and Business Management
Sales Management
Computer Practice
Public Relations
 
Entrepreneurship and Business Management
Sales Management
Computer Practice
Personnel Management N4
 

 

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: N4 - N6 
FINANCE

N4

 N5

 N6

Entrepreneurship and Business Management
Management Communication
Computerised Financial Systems (Pastel)
Financial Accounting
Entrepreneurship and Business Management
Financial Accounting
Computer Practice N4
Computerised Financial Systems (Pastel)
Entrepreneurship and Business Management
Financial Accounting
Computer Practice N5
Computerised Financial Systems (Pastel)
 

 

PUBLIC MANAGEMENT: N4 - N6 

N4

 N5

 N6

 Computer Practice
Public Administration
Management Communication
Introductory Financial Accounting
 Computer Practice
Public Administration
Public Finance
Municipal Administration
 
Computer Practise or Public Finance
Public Adminstration
Municipal Administration
Public Law
 

 

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: N4 - N6 

N4

 N5

 N6

 Entrepreneurship and Business Management
Management Communication
Financial Accounting
Computerised Financial Systems  (Pastel)
Entrepreneurship and Business Management
Cost and Management Accounting
Financial Accounting
Computerised Financial Systems (Pastel)
 
Entrepreneurship and Business Management
Cost and Management Accounting
Financial Accounting
Computerised Financial Systems (Pastel)

 

HOSPITALITY AND CATERING N4

Semester 1: N4

Semester 2: N4

Applied Management N4
Nutrition and Menu Planning N4
Catering (Theory and Practical)
Sanitation and Safety

 

EDUCARE N4-N5

EDUCARE: N4
Semester 1

EDUCARE : N5
Semester 1

Educare Didactics (Theory and Practical) N4
Child Health N4
 
Day Care Communication N5
Educational Psychology N5
 

EDUCARE: N4
Semester 2

EDUCARE : N5
Semester 2

Day Care Personnel
Education
 
Educare Didactics
Entrepreneurship & Business Management N4

Entry requirement:

• Grade 12 Certificate or National Senior Certificate (NSC); or National Curriculum Vocational (NCV) Level 4
• Accounting (compulsory for Financial Management N4)
• NB: Foreign Nationals: SAQA accreditation
• Minimum 20 years of age
• Currently employed in the related field
AND/OR
• 2 year’s work experience in the related field (Proof: Letter from current or previous employer)

Course Information

1. The candidate must obtain a year mark of 40% to be allowed to write the final exam.
2. An internal and external exam is written during and at the end of each semester
3. Students must complete 4 subjects to finish each certificate (i.e. N4).
4. Students must pass a total of 12 subjects and complete 18 months of in-service training to be awarded the National N Diploma. (N4, N5, N6).
5. If students are employed in a related field it would count towards the in-service training component.
6. Students must note that it is possible to log the in-service training component of 18 months concurrently upon enrolment into N6 (providing all N4 & N5 subjects were passed) with the theory studies but that the Diploma will only be issued after a minimum of three years from first registration.  The in-service component must comply with the requirements for the specific programme.  Students will be given advice on the authenticity of their in-service training.


ENGINEERING STUDIES:


ELECTRICAL N1-N6
MOTOR MECHANICS N1-N3
FITTING AND TURNING N1-N3

1 Trimester = 10 weeks
To complete N1 – N3 = 4 Trimesters
It is recommended that students enrol for two (2) subjects, but are allowed to take up to three (3) subjects per trimester if they are academically strong.

 

ELECTRICAL N1

ELECTRICAL N2

ELECTRICAL N3

Mathematics
Engineering Science
Electrical Trade Theory
Industrial Electronics

Mathematics
Engineering Science
Electrical Trade Theory
Industrial Electronics

Mathematics
Engineering Science
Electro Technology
Industrial Electronics 

 

ELECTRICAL N4

ELECTRICAL N5: Trimester 1

ELECTRICAL N6: Trimester 3

Mathematics
Electrotechnics
Industrial Electronics
Logic Systems & / or Engineering Science

Mathematics
Industrial Electronics

Trimester 2
Electrotechnics
Logic systems

Mathematics
Industrial Electronics

 

MOTOR MECHANIC N1-N3

MOTOR MECHANIC N1

MOTOR MECHANIC N2

 

MOTOR MECHANIC N3

 

Motor Trade Theory
Mathematics
Engineering science
Industrial electronics
OR
Engineering drawings

Motor or Diesel Trade Theory
Mathematics
Engineering science
Industrial electronics
OR
Engineering drawings

 

Motor or Diesel Trade Theory
Mathematics
Engineering science
Mechano Technology
Industrial electronics
OR
Engineering drawings

 

FITTING AND TURNING N1-N3

 N1: Trimester 1

 N2: Trimester 1

N3: Trimester 1-3

Mathematics
Engineering Science
Engineering Drawings

Trimester 2
Fitting & Machining Theory

 

Mathematics
Engineering Science
Engineering Drawings

Trimester 2
Fitting & Machining Theory

Mathematics
Engineering Science
Engineering Drawings
Mechano Technology 

Entry Requirements:

• Grade 11 with Maths /Maths literacy (minimum 50% pass)
• N3 or equivalent qualification for N4
• NB: Foreign Nationals: SAQA accreditation
• Min 20 years of age
• Currently employed in a related field
OR
• Grade 9 Certificate
• Maths /Maths literacy (minimum 50% pass)
• Min 20 years of age
• Currently employed in a related field for more than 2 years (Proof: Letter from employer)

Course Information

1. An internal exam is written in week 8 of each trimester and an external exam is written at the end of each semester.
2. Students must complete 4 subjects to finish each certificate (i.e. N1).
3. Students must pass a total of 12 subjects to be awarded an N3 certificate (N1 – N3).
4. Students must pass a total of 8 subjects to be awarded an N2 certificate.
5. Students must do a practical of 18 months – 2 years to qualify to do a trade test.

How will the curriculum be delivered?

• Learning material will be available in the college learning management system. Students can choose between e-book of hard copy textbooks.
• An orientation session will take place at the beginning of each semester and trimester.
• A lecturer will be appointed to assist with subject matter enquiries.
• For the Business and Utilities courses, an internal exam is written during the semester on Saturdays and after hours during the week from 16:00. The campus and venue will be announced. An external exam is written at the end of each semester at the Fish Hoek campus in Fish Hoek.
• For Engineering Studies, a test is written in week 4 and 8 of each trimester and an external exam will be written at the Westlake campus of False Bay TVET College. Written tests will take place on Saturdays and after hours from 16:00 during the week.
• You will need to be computer literate and have access to a computer and the internet to access online learning material on the college Learning Management System and from the Web.
• You must have a valid e-mail address.
• A semester or trimester mark will be generated from tests and assignments.
• Exams are set nationally by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

2018 Fees

Course

Per Subject

 Business, Financial and Public Management N4 - N6: R 826.00
 Hospitality and Catering N4: R 1 463.00

 Educare N4:

R 975.00
 Educare N5: R1026.00
Electric Engineering & Motor Mechanics & Fitting and Turning N1-N3: R 601.00
Electric Engineering N4- N6: R 679.00

How do I apply?

  • Please complete and return both the Application and student Biographical form, which is downloadable from the False Bay College website. Click here to download the Student Biographical Information Form and Application Form
  • Attach all the required documents
    • Certified copy of your ID
    • Certified copy of your latest academic results
    • Proof of address
  • Send your completed forms in a sealed envelope to:

False Bay College Distance Learning Campus
Private Bag X25
TOKAI
7966
OR
E-mail: nthapeleng.pharela@falsebay.org.za
Fax: 086 463 8479

Hand delivery to:
False Bay College Distance Learning Campus
Westlake Campus
Westlake Drive
Westlake

For more information on Distance Learning contact:
Nthapeleng Pharela or Marian Theron
(021) 701 1153

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