Buffalo City TVET College courses offered

Buffalo City TVET College courses offered

BUSINES STUDIES PROGRAMME REPORT 191 (NATED) FULL-TIME

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Buffalo City Public FET College is a vibrant multi-sited institution of further education and training. Buffalo City Public FET College, has two mega campuses situated in the East London and Mdantsane area, which offers a wide range of learning programmes. School of Occupational Training offers short courses, accredited skills programmes and learnerships.

Full Time Nated Courses
Application fee (new students only) and class fees are payable on registration.

All new applications must be accompanied by:

  • Certified copy of latest school report/statement of results/Grade 12 or N3 certificate.
  • Six certified copies of ID of Learner.
  • Two certified copies of ID of Parent/Guardian.
  • One ID size photo of Learner.

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Business Management enables prospective students to start and manage their own businesses or they can be employed in many sectors of the business world as managers or sales persons.

Programme Structure

N4 N5 N6
Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5 Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
Computer Practice N4 Computer Practice N5 Computer Practice N6
Management Communication N4 Sales management N5 Sales management N6
Introductory Accounting N4 Economics N4 Economics N5

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Financial Management enables the prospective student to record accounting information manually and electronically. Neatness, orderliness, thoroughness, accuracy, sound judgement and a sense of responsibility are the characteristics needed for this field of study.

Programme Structure

N4 N5 N6
Financial Accounting N4 Financial Accounting N5 Financial Accounting N6
Management Communication N4 Cost and Management Accounting N5 Cost and Management Accounting N6
Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5 Income Tax N6

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: HUMAN RESOURCES

Human Resources Management deals with formal systems in the management of people within the organisation. The areas related to attracting and maintaining an effective workforce includes: human resources planning, job analysis, recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, training and development, reward systems and labour relations.

Programme Structure

N4 N5 N6
Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 Personnel Management N5 Personnel Management N6
Personnel Management N4 Personnel Training N5 Personnel Training N6
Management Communication N4 Labour Relations N5 Labour Relations N6
Computer Practice N4 Computer Practice N5 Computer Practice N6

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: EDUCARE

Educare offers specialized education and training in Early Childhood Development and understanding of the physical, mental and emotional needs and development of the pre-school child

Programme Structure

N4 N5 N6
Child Health N4 Day-Care Communication N5 Day-Care Communication N6
Day-Care Administration and Personnel Development N4 Educational Psychology N5 Day-Care Management N6
Education N4 Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship N5 Educational Psychology N6
Educare Didactics Theory and Practical N4 Educare Didactics Theory and Practical N5 Educare Didactics Theory and Practical N6

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL AND CIVIL ENGINEERING N4-N6

Introduction

Advanced engineering programmes are offered in a Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering Field. Artisans and apprentices, who wish to improve their technical qualifications, can advance to the N Diploma for which 12 credits must be achieved on the N4 to N6 levels. Proof of applicable practical experienced is also required.

National N Diploma

Candidates must comply with the following minimum requirements in order to obtain a National N Diploma:

  • A N6 Certificate in either Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering with a minimum of twelve(12) advanced instructional offerings with at least a pass in three (3) instructional offerings in each of the grades N4, N5 and N6.
  • Documentary proof of at least two years applicable experience in business and industry. This should facilitate the practical implementation of any two (2) of the N6 subjects relevant to the candidate’s vocational training.
  • A National N Diploma is evaluated as a three (3) year tertiary qualification

Duration of the Programmes

These programmes are offered on a full-time block release basis of 11 weeks.After successfully completing an N Level, a student may continue during the following trimester with the next level. In this way it is possible for a successful student to obtain three N certificates in one year.

Admission Requirements

A candidate must be in possession of a N3 or a Grade 12 (Technical) certificate with a pass in at least three applicable subjects in order to be admitted to the programme.

Programme Structure


Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering

N4 Level (St Marks Campus)

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science or Digital Electronics
  • Mechanical Drawing or Industrial Electronics
  • Mechanotechnics or Electrotechnics

N5, N6 Level (St Marks Campus)

  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Drawing and Design
  • Or Digital Electronics
  • Strengths of Materials and Structures
  • or industrial Electronics Mechanotechnics or Electrotechnics

N4, N5 and N6 Level Civil Engineering (St Marks Campus)

  • Building Administration
  • Building and Structural Construction
  • Building and Structural Surveying
  • Quantity Surveying

Examinations

National examinations take place three times a year.

  • Candidates require a term mark that will be combined with the examination mark in order to pass.
  • The pass mark is minimum 40% per subject.

Enrolment Procedure

Prospective students can apply at the beginning of each semester / trimmest / year

  • Application forms will be available at the General Office at each campus
  • Application fee (new students only) and class fee are payable on registration.
  • All NEW applications must be accompanied by:
    • certified copy of latest school report/ statement of results / Grade 12 or N3 Certificate
    • Six certified copies of ID of Learner
    • One ID size photo of Learner
    • Two certified copies of ID of Parent / Legal Guardian

 

 

Programme Structure

N4 N5 N6
SEMESTER 1 (January – June)
Financial Accounting Computer Practice Marketing Management N4
Computer Practice Economics N4 Economics N5
SEMESTER 2 (July – November)
Management Communication Entrepreneurship and Business Management Entrepreneurship and Business Management
Entrepreneurship and Business Management Sales Management Sales Management
Intro Computer Practice

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • External examinations are written every semester
  • All subjects will be offered subject to demand

 

NATIONAL N CERTIFICATE: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

Financial Management enables the prospective student to record accounting information manually and electronically. Neatness, orderliness, thoroughness, accuracy, sound judgment and a sense of responsibility are the characteristics needed for this field of study.

Programme Structure

N4 N5 N6
SEMESTER 1 (January – June)
Management Communication Financial Accounting Financial Accounting
SEMESTER 2 (July – November)
Computerised Financial Systems Cost and Management Accounting Cost and Management Accounting
Entrepreneurship and Business Management Computerised Financial Systems Computerised Financial Systems
Intro Accounting

PLEASE NOTE:

  • External examinations are written every semester
  • All subjects will be offered subject to demand

 

NATIONAL N CERTIFICATE: HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

 

Management deals with formal systems in the management of people within the organisation. The areas related to attracting and maintaining an effective work force includes: human resources planning, job analysis, recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, training and development, reward systems and labour relations.

Programme Structure

N4 N5 N6
SEMESTER 1 (January – June)
Personnel Management Computer Practice Personnel Training
Computer Practice Personnel Management Personnel Management
SEMESTER 2 (July – November)
Management Communication Personnel Training Computer Practice
Entrepreneurship and Business Management Labour Relations Labour Relations
Intro Computer Practice

PLEASE NOTE:

  • External examinations are written every semester
  • All subjects will be offered subject to demand

NATIONAL N CERTIFICATE: MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT

This programme equips the prospective Management Assistant student to:

  • manage an office
  • effectively liaise with clients at executive level
  • operate micro-computers and peripherals
  • apply systems software and selected application programmes

Provision is made to accommodate both beginners and advanced typing students.

Programme Structure

N4 N5 N6
SEMESTER 1 (January – June)
Information Processing Information Processing Information Processing
Office Practice Communication Office Practice
SEMESTER 2 (July – November)
Communication Computer Practice Public Relations N5
Computer Practice Office Practice Computer Practice

PLEASE NOTE:

  • External examinations are written every semester
  • All subjects will be offered subject to demand

 

NATIONAL N CERTICATE: PUBLIC MANAGEMENT

 

Students will be trained in the general principles of political analysis, public values, strategic management and organisation as well as gaining a comprehensive background to the South African system of government and processes involved in the running of the State.

This programme is strongly recommended for students interested in careers in governmental organisations or local authorities.

Programme Structure

N4 N5 N6
SEMESTER 1 (January – June)
Management Communication Public Administration Public Administration
Economics Economics Public Law
SEMESTER 2 (July – November)
Public Administration Municipal Administration Municipal Administration
Computer Practice Public Finance Public Finance
Intro Computer Practice

PLEASE NOTE:

  • External examinations are written every semester
  • All subjects will be offered subject to demand

ENROLMENT PROCEDURE

Prospective students can apply at the beginning of each semester (January and July) to study Part-Time. Application forms are available at the General Office.

All new applications must be accompanied by:

  • certified copy of latest school report/statement of results/Grade 12 or N3 Certificate
  • certified copy of ID
  • one ID size photo
  • Registration Fee

Students who enrol for three subjects should submit the following documents:

  • certified copy of latest school report/statement of results/Grade 12 or N3 Certificate
  • 3 (three) certified copies of ID of learner
  • 3 (three) certified copies ID of Parent /Legal Guardian
  • 1 (one) ID size photo
  • Registration Fee

NB: FEES ARE TO BE PAID IN FULL AT THE BANK AND A COPY OF THE DEPOSIT SLIP SUBMITTED FOR REGISTRATION PROCESSING

 

NATIONAL N DIPLOMA

 

N6 Certificate

Documentary proof of at least eighteen (18) months applicable experience in commerce and industry that has as its main function the practical implementation of any two of the N6 subjects relevant to the candidate’s vocational training

 

ENGINEERING STUDIES

 

WHAT IS ENGINEERING?

Engineering is a discipline that is finding creative, economical, feasible and safe, solutions to problems, in the form of processes, technologies and products with respect to principles of nature, properties of materials and sustainable use of the resources. In simpler words, engineering is finding solutions to make our day to day living easier, better and manageable.

Required skills are:

  • Creative thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Spatial thinking
  • Ability to visualize
  • Capacity to integrate basic ideas to build a larger picture
  • Application of what is learnt.

 

NATIONAL N CERTIFICATE: CIVIL ENGINEERING

 

Civil Engineering involves designing, building and maintaining of various structures like buildings, bridges, dams etc.

Programme Structure

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N4 N5 N6
Trimester 1 (January – March)
Quantity Surveying Building Administration Quantity Survey
Building & Structural Surveying Building & Structural Surveying Building & Structural Construction
OR
Building & Structural Construction
Building Administration
Trimester 2 (May – July)
Quantity Surveying Quantity Survey
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OR
Building & Structural Construction
Building Administration
Trimester 3 (September – November)
Quantity Surveying Building & Structural Survey/QS Quantity Survey
Building & Structural Survey Building & Structural Construction Building & Structural Survey or BSC
OR
Building & Structural Surveying
Building Administration

 

NATIONAL N CERTIFICATE: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Electrical Engineering involves electronic engineering and telecommunication. The domain of this field is every piece of electrical, electronic equipment or system.

Programme Structure

N4 N5 N6
Trimester 1 (January – March)
Electrotechnics Industrial Electronics Digital Electronics
Digital Electronics / Mathematics Digital Electronics / Mathematics Mathematics / Industrial Electronics
OR
Industrial Electronics
Digital / Mathematics
Trimester 2 (May – July)
Electrotechnics Electrotechnics Electrotechnics
Mathematics / Digits Mathematics Mathematics
OR
Industrial Electronics
Digital Electronics / Mathematics
Trimester 3 (September- November)
Electrotechnics Industrial Electronics Electrotechnics
Industrial Electronics Electrotechnics / Mathematics Digital Electronics
Mathematics Mathematics
OR
Digital Electronics
Industrial Electronics
Mathematics

NATIONAL N CERTIFICATE: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Mechanical engineering involves design, manufacture and maintenance of machines manufactured.

Programme Structure

N4 N5 N6
Trimester 1 (January – March)
Engineering Science Strength Materials & Structures Mechanotechnics
Mechanical Draughting / Mathematics Mathematics Mathematics
OR
Mechanotechnics
Mechanical Draughting / Mathematics
Trimester 2 (May – July)
Engineering Science Mechanical Drawing & Design Mechanical Drawing & Design
Mechanical Draughting Mathematics Mathematics
Mathematics
, Trimester 3 (September – November)
Mechanotechnics Mechanotechnics Strength of Materials & Structures
Engineering Science Mathematics Mathematics
Mathematics

 

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The course is designed to equip engineering managers with practical, informative and effective managerial skills.

N4 N5 N6
Trimester 1 (January – March)
Supervisory Management
Trimester 2 (May – July)
Supervisory Management
Trimester 3 (September – November)
Supervisory Management

The duration of the engineering course is six trimesters for part-time candidates.

  • Admission requirements Technical Grade 12 or / Senior Certificate with Mathematics and Science.
  • Subject offering is subject to demand.

NATIONAL IN DIPLOMA

After the completion of N6, the student has to go for in-service training in an industry related to the study for a period of two years in order to qualify for a diploma in an engineering field of specialization.

A national N Diploma is evaluated as a three (3) year tertiary qualification.

Part-time registration requires FULL PAYMENT OF FEES AT REGISTRATION.

FEES ARE TO BE PAID AT THE BANK AND BRING A DEPOSIT SLIP FOR REGISTRATION PROCESSING.

N4 N5 N6
Child Health N4 Day-Care Communication N5 Day-Care Communication N6
Day-Care Administration and Personnel Development N4 Educational Psychology N5 Day-Care Management N6
Education N4 Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship N5 Educational Psychology N6
Educare Didactics Theory and Practical N4 Educare Didactics Theory and Practical N5 Educare Didactics Theory and Practical N6
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