A growing transport and logistics sector ensures the sound functioning of the economy and plays a very significant role in the supply chain for many other sectors of the economy. Logistics describes the management of activities associated with the planning and movement of materials, parts and finished goods across companies, together with the information flow that accompanies it.

This course is a combination of theory and practical components. It develops the certificate holder over a 3 year period to develop their various cognitive abilities in order to not only operate in the vocational field but also to be responsive to a dynamic, ever-changing economy. The NC(V) certificate holder has two paths they may choose: the primary one is being employed in the industry by filling the skills gaps within South Africa, and the other to further develop their knowledge and skills at an institution of higher learning.

How is the programme structured?
The National Certificate (Vocational) is a three year qualification made up of three certificates obtained on NQF Levels 2, 3 and 4.

All National Certificate (Vocational) programmes consist of a fundamentals learning component and a vocational component and comprise 130 credits on each level.

What will I learn?
The vocational subjects for the National Certificate (Vocational) Information Technology are:

  • Freight Logistics Level 2,3&4
  • Transport Economics Level 2,3&4
  • Transport Operations Level 2,3&4
  • Project Management Level 2,3&4

What is the minimum entrance requirements

  • A year end school report for Grade 9
  • An NQF Level 1 qualification, or
  • An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2 , or
  • A Recognition of Prior Learning (RLP) assessment to meet the basic requirements for access to NQF Level 2.

Duration

3 years full-time (1 year per level; January – December)
*(Part-time – Not available)