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AGENDA 1.Welcome – Mr Daly 2.Subject Selection & Pass Requirements – Miss Magson 3. Alternative FET Options – Mrs de Vries SUBJECT CHOICE EVENING 2014.

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1 AGENDA 1.Welcome – Mr Daly 2.Subject Selection & Pass Requirements – Miss Magson 3. Alternative FET Options – Mrs de Vries SUBJECT CHOICE EVENING 2014 GRADEGRADE

2 NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE CAPS- 2014 Learners need to make their subject choice for Grade 10-12. You need to select your 3 elective subjects based on the career path you wish to follow. It is advisable that you also have a back up plan should you change your mind about your future career. The subject choice should take into account the ability of the learner as well. You may only change subjects with the permission of the Head of Academics- not encouraged.


4 1. English Home Language 2. Mathematics 3. Life Orientation 4. First Additional Language

5  Afrikaans FAL  Afrikaans Home Language  isiXhosa FAL (PRIVATE, extra cost)

6  Physical Science  Economics  Information Technology  Dramatic Arts  Life Sciences 60% for Mathematics recommended 70% + for Mathematics REQUIRED Audition Required Drama in Grade 8 / 9 Required Only Music students may audition to start in Grade 10

7  Physical Science  Geography  Consumer Studies  Music  Life Sciences 60% for Mathematics recommended Only 24 learners, Names drawn Music in Grade 8 / 9 Required 60% Required Practical Grade 3 Level Required

8  Accounting  History  Economics  Visual Art Audition. Art in Gr 8/9 recommended  Geography MUSIC can be ADDED to this GROUP

9 Only after consultation with SUBJECT HEAD Work on your own. Time management and PLANNING needed ONLY OPTIONS:  MUSIC  GEOGRAPHY  HISTORY ADVANTAGES OF AN ADDITIONAL SUBJECT: Aggregate = Best 3 Electives used for calculation Subject needed for specific career

10 PASS REQUIREMENTS: GRADES 10-12 ENGLISH: Minimum 40% required. Any learner with less than 40% for English does not pass the grade. REMAINING 6 SUBJECTS: Minimum of:40% for 2 Subjects 30% for 3 Subjects YOU MAY ONLY “FAIL” 1 SUBJECT

11 Information: FET Colleges

12 What is an FET College? Public Further Education and Training (FET) colleges strive to provide high-quality education and training to help you equip yourself with the qualifications and skills you need to start out on a chosen career path. You will gain invaluable life skills to meet the many challenges of the working world with more than just a qualification on paper. Public FET Colleges also work closely with players and stakeholders from various industries to help fulfill the great need that exists for trained, skilled and qualified employees through customized education and training programmes.

13 Why go to an FET College? The education and training offered at a public FET College is customised and responsive to the needs of learners and industry and the careers they encourage are essential for the economic upliftment of the South African economy. An FET vocational programme will equip you for a successful and rewarding career in an industry that has great need for your practical skills, experience and knowledge and it will also provide you with access to higher education and lifelong learning. This means your earning potential can be unlimited.

14 What is a NCV? The National Certificate (Vocational) is the new curriculum that is being introduced to public FET colleges around the country. It gives Grade 9 learners a Vocational alternative to an academic Grade 10 – 12 by offering industry focussed training on the NQF levels 2 – 4. These qualifications are designed to provide both the theory and practice. The practical component of study may be offered in a real workplace environment or in a simulated workplace environment. It will provide students with an opportunity to experience work situations during the period of study. The qualification will also provide an opportunity to enter higher education studies subject to appropriate subject combinations.

15 Admission Requirements For entry into the National Certificate at NQF Level 2 you require: A Grade 9 certificate or; 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 Assessment (RPL) to meet the basic requirements for access to NQF Level 2

16 NCV Courses offered Finance and Accounting Hospitality Safety in Society (entry into law enforcement) Management (HR) Marketing Office Administration Tourism Education and Development Engineering (civil, building, electrical, design)

17 Foundation Certificates Learners who have a weak Grade 9 pass 15 years old Business studies Engineering studies Allows entry into various level 2 NCV programs

18 Skills Courses Learners who do not pass grade 9 Automotive body repair Welding Bricklaying Plastering Tiling Painting

19 Duration of course and Subjects The National Certificate qualification is a full year programme at each of the NQF levels of study. A student is issued with a certificate on successful completion of each level of study. In order to obtain a National Certificate (Vocational), a student is required to take a total of 7 subjects. These include the 3 fundamental subjects and 4 vocational subjects, of which 3 are compulsory and 1 is optional

20 Contact information North link College( North link College( Various campuses throughout Cape Town area Other FET Institutions:  Boland College (  College of Cape Town (  False Bay College (  South Cape College(  West Coast College (

21 University Entrance Requirements For a diploma course (National Diploma etc.)  40% or better in four recognised subjects (excluding Life Orientation) For a Bachelor’s Degree  50% or better in four university designated subjects (excluding Life Orientation) Please note that certain courses will have course specific requirements as well.

22 Contact me: Mrs. C de Vries   021 948 6116



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