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National Nated-Diploma

Overview of the N4 – N6 qualification

The National N4 – N6 programme (NATED) is aimed at post matric students. The courses are aimed at encouraging self employment and at developing students in the practical component of the work environment.

These courses lead to a National N Diploma: after completing N6 theory in the classroom, students need to acquire 18 months relevant, practical work experience, after which they can apply for the National Diploma.

Note: the National N Diploma is evaluated as an M+3 qualification.

Minimum requirements for completion

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

  • N6 Certificate
  • Documentary proof of at least eighteen (18) months (or 2000 hours) of applicable experience in relevant industry
  • This should facilitate the practical implementation of any two of the N6 subjects relevant to the candidate’s vocational training.

The National N Diploma is evaluated as an M+3 qualification

National Nated-Diploma Programmes: