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ABET (Adult Basic Education and Training) is a program in South Africa that provides basic education and skills training to adults who have not completed their formal education. ABET programs are aimed at helping individuals acquire the basic knowledge and … Continue reading →
The National Certificate (Vocation) – NC(V) could be an option for you. This qualification was intended to give workplace-based skill sets in a variety of in-demand South African job sectors increasing an individual’s employability. Not everyone is suited to an … Continue reading →
It depends on which stream you follow (eg. business studies, engineering, information technology, hospitality etc. The NC(V) provides you with workplace experience which will ultimtely count in your favour when applying for a job. More information can be found here.Continue reading →
ABET has four levels. Unlike the NQF levels they reflect a more basic schooling level. ABET Level 1: Grade 3 ABET Level 2: Grade 5 ABET Level 3: Grade 7 ABET Level 4: Grade 9 (or NQF level 1)Continue reading →
NQF stands for the National Qualifications Framework and was introduced by the government in 1995. As SAQA (the South African Qualifications Authority) explains, the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) is a collection of principles and rules for registering learner achievement records … Continue reading →
ABET has been called several names with subtly different meanings. AET: Adult Education and Training. This term is often used interchangeably with that of ABET and is mostly used overseas. FET: Further Education and Training. Most often used n the context of … Continue reading →