National N-Diploma: Art & Design (N4 - N6)

Art and Design course offers a student the prospect to specialize in the field of art and or pottery. Creative individuals are encouraged to enrol for this course.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirement for this programme is a:

  • Grade 12/NSC or N3 Certificate
  • A minimum Level 3 (E symbol) for English Second Language HG or a minimum Level 4 (D symbol) for English Second Language SG is required
  • Accounting at Grade 12 level is recommended


3 Years:

  • N4 - N6 (18 months)
  • Relevant practical experience (18 months)

Subjects / Modules

N4 Subjects (6 Months)
  • Drawing N4
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Graphic design N4
  • Painting N4 OR
  • Ceramics N4
N5 Subjects (6 Months)
  • Drawing N5
  • Graphic Design N5
  • History of Art N5
  • Painting N5 OR
  • Ceramics N5
N6 Subjects (6 Months)
  • Drawing N6
  • Graphic Design N6
  • History of Art N6
  • Painting N6 OR
  • Ceramics N6

Career Opportunities

  • Self employed
  • Work in art galleries as curators
  • Art educators
  • Resident artists
  • Work in ceramic/pottery facilities