Ekurhuleni West TVET College (EWC): Admission Requirements

Your admission to Ekurhuleni West TVET College (EWC)is dependent on you meeting the specific general admission requirements for your chosen qualification.

Here are the Ekurhuleni West TVET College (EWC) Admission Requirements:

National Certificate Vocational (NQF Level 2)

Duration: One year per NQF level.

Admission requirements:

  • Grade 9 or higher
  • ABET Level 4
  • NQF Level 1

To obtain a National Certificate: A total of 7 subjects: 3 Fundamental and 4 Vocational subjects, of which 3 are compulsory and 1 is optional.

National Certificate Vocational (NQF Level 3)

Duration: One year per NQF level.

Admission requirements:

  • Competency in Learning Outcomes at NQF Level 2 of the same sub-field / programme.

To obtain a National Certificate: A total of 7 subjects: 3 Fundamental and 4 Vocational subjects, of which 3 are compulsory and 1 is optional.

National Certificate Vocational (NQF Level 4)

Duration: One year per NQF level.

Admission requirements:

  • Competency in Learning Outcomes at NQF Level 3 of the same sub-field / programme.

To obtain a National Certificate: A total of 7 subjects: 3 Fundamental and 4 Vocational subjects, of which 3 are compulsory and 1 is optional.

Post Grade 12 (Semester Courses)

Minimum admission requirements:

  • NSC / N3 / Grade 12 for N4
  • N4 for N5
  • N5 for N6

General: Each subject covers a period of six months (January to June or July to November). Four subjects must be taken for each course. Students who passed N4, N5 and N6 will be issued with a certificate in the specific field of study.

Please contact the campus of your choice is admission requirement / subject choices or course packages are not specified as courses / programmes might be phased out.

To qualify for a National Diploma, students need to obtain and complete 18 months relevant practical experience.

Please note: N4 is only offered at Kempton Campuses on a part-time basis.