GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Office Hours:
07:30-16:00 (Mondays to Thursdays)
07:30-13:30 (Fridays)

Registration Periods:
Campuses can be contacted for registration dates; fees and commencement of classes.
 Trimester students register three times a year: T1- January; T2- April/May; T3- August/September.
Semester students register twice a year: January and July (S2).
Year course students National Certificate (Vocational) NC (V) register once a year in January.

PRE-ENROLMENT AND ENROLMENT DATES FOR 2017
Pre-enrolment and Enrolment
Courses
Dates
Pre-enrolment all programmes
All programmes
15 August 2016
Full-time mode of delivery enrol
All programmes
10 Jan – 13 Jan 2017
Part – Time mode of delivery enrol
All programmes
10 Jan – 13 Jan 2017
Supplementary Exams (NC(V)
All programmes
10 Jan – 18 Jan 2017
Exam Only mode
All programmes
16 Jan – 3 Feb 2017
Distance mode of delivery
All programmes
16 Jan – 3 Feb 2017
Closing date all programmes
All programmes
3 Feb 2017
Trimester 2
Courses
Dates
Pre-enrolment all programmes
T2
6 Mar – 13 April 2017
Full-time mode of delivery enrol
T2
9 May – 12 May 2017
Part – Time mode of delivery enrol
T2
 9 May – 12 May 2017
Exam Only mode
T2
15 May – 19 May 2017
Distance mode of delivery
T2
15 May – 19 May 2017
Closing date all programmes
T2
19 May 2017
Semester 2
Courses
Dates
Pre-enrolment all programmes
S2
08 May – 28 June 2017
Full-time mode of delivery enrol
S2
18 Jul – 21 Jul 2017
Part – Time mode of delivery enrol
S2
18 Jul – 28 Jul 2017
Exam Only mode
S2
24 Jul – 28 Jul 2017
Distance mode of delivery
S2
24 Jul – 28 Jul 2017
Closing date 
S2
4 Aug 2017
Trimester 3
Courses
Dates
Pre-enrolment all programmes
T3
03 Jul – 11 Aug 2017
Full-time mode of delivery enrol
S2
5 Sept – 8 Sept 2017
Part – Time mode of delivery enrol
S2
5 Sept – 8 Sept 2017
Exam Only mode
S2
11 Sept – 15 Sept 2017
Distance mode of delivery
S2
11 Sept – 15 Sept
Closing date 
S2
15 Sept 2017
Pre-enrolment 2018
Courses
Dates
Pre- enrolment for 2018
All programmes
7 Aug 2017
Closing date pre-enrolments 2018
All programmes
24 November 2017
Selection Process (New Students)
  • All prospective students have to complete the selection process.
  • Prospective students who fail to write the place and profiler test will not be considered
  • Admission will be based on th pre-enrolment selection process according to the minimum requirements for admission.
  • Selection consist of three faces:
  • Verification of previous results based on minimum entry requirements.
  • Provisional pace, profile tests, career guidance and counselling.
  • Final selection by relevant programme HOD.
  • Minimum requirements of DHET will be considered with the selection process. TNC reserves the right to select prospective candidates with the best results.
Application Fee
  • New prospective students will have to pay non-refundable application fee (according to the fee structure of the college).
  • A student who does not complete his/her qualification and leaves the college (provided that at least one trimester, semester or year has been missed) before obtaining a certificate will be regarded as a new student, upon his/her return. In the event where a student could submit proof that there as no space available when he/she wanted to enroll and therefore could not enroll, the rule above will not be applicable. The application will be utilized for administration costs, payment of placing, profiling.
Examination only/Rewrites:

Please note that a fee of R200.00 per subject is payable for all rewrites.

Condonation of Subjects

Any request must be done at the examination department at campus enrolment. The application will be submitted with relevant required documents to DHET for approval and condonation processing.

Concession and credit transfer

Refer to Examination Instruction from DHET

Registration/Pre-enrolment Dates

Campuses can be contacted for registration dates; fees and commencement of classes

NB: We encourage students to open up bank accounts to minimize the risks of carrying cash, both for the students and the college. With a bank account, a student can at least have either a debit or credit card issued in their name which they can use when paying for their tuition fees.

Documents needed for registration: (Also see documents needed for DHET Bursary application

All students must submit or have the following available upon registration:
  • A certified copy of the latest school report/Senior Certificate/Statement of results/Highest
  • Certificate.
  • A certified copy of the identity document/affidavit and photograph in case of lost/no identity document/birth certificate.
  • All necessary fees.
  • Proof of residential address not older than 3 months and relevant contact details.
  • Preferably accompanied by a parent/guardian if under 18.
Foreign students:

Foreign students must have their certificates evaluated by SAQA.

They must have a valid study permit until the end of the relevant study period.

Certificates can be evaluated by SAQA: Postnet Suite 248; Private Bag 06, Waterkloof, 0145 or visit their website www.saqa.org.za

Course Fees

Tshwane North College prescribes course (study) fees prior to the beginning of each academic year.

Methods of Fees Payment:

Students who do not qualify for a bursary or do not apply for a bursary must pay at least 40% of the tuition fees upon registration or else as per specific programme requirements (e.g. Cosmetology, Confectionery baking etc.).

Students who do not qualify for a bursary/who did not apply for a bursary may enter into a settlement agreement with the College if they cannot settle the account in full.

Settlement of balance of outstanding fees:

Please note: The following is applicable for students that did not qualify/did not apply for bursary:
  • Engineering Studies N1-N6 40% deposit payable upon registration. The last instalment is payable at the end of the first month after registration per trimester.
  • National Certificate (Vocational) NC (V) 40% deposit payable upon registration. The last instalment is payable at the end of September.
  • Intro N4, N4-N6 Business Studies-40% deposit payable upon registration. First semester-last instalment is payable at the end of April. Second semester: – last instalment is payable at the end of September.
For students whose parents or guardians are not able to pay the 40% of the programme fee upon registration, the parents/guardians have to personally make arrangements with the Campus Manager and sign the Acknowledgement of Debt Form.

PLEASE STRICTLY NO CASH SHOULD BE GIVEN TO ANY STAFF MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OR ANY OTHER PERSON UPON REGISTRATION.

The following methods of payments are being used:
  • Direct bank deposits.
  • Bank guaranteed cheques.
  • Electronic funds transfer (EFT).
  • Points of sales-swiping credit/debit card
Refunds:

De-registration & cancellation (Non- NSFAS beneficiaries)
  1. DHET NSFAS beneficiaries should consult with the Bursary Unit and SSS officials before considering cancellation to establish how this decision will affect awarded bursary.
  2. Cancellation process for Non – NSFAS DHET beneficiaries:
    1. Cancellation of a programme or subject is subjected to the recommendation of the relevant HOD, SSS official and the approval of the Head of Administration/or delegate on Campus.
    2. The cancellation form must be submitted to the relevant HOD within 14 days after classes of the specific enrolment have commenced to avoid any penalisation of payment of class fees.
    3. Failing to do this, the student will be penalised according to the de-registration/ cancellation grid.
  3. Considered reasons for cancellation:
    1. When parents of a minor student are relocated to another province. (Evidence must be provided)
    2. Late releasing, re-marking, inconsistence and pending results by DHET (Results must be attached as proof)
    3. When the particular programme is not offered by the College due to low numbers. (15 or less students).
    4. On the death of a student (a copy of the Death Certificate must accompany the request)
    5. If as a result of illness of the enrolled student, provided that such inability to continue with classes and confirmed by a 
    6. medical report from a medical practitioner/doctor.
  4. Required documentation for de-registration / cancellation:
    1. Completed and signed cancellation/amendment form.
    2. Employed students who received a bursary from the employer must provide an approval letter from the employer on a printed 
    3. company letterhead.
    4. Latest results.
    5. Supporting documents e.g. Medical Reports etc.
N.B. No de-registration or cancellation of a programme or subject will be allowed on the preliminary entry files of DHET without an amendment/cancellation form and supporting documents.

De-registration & cancellation grid per Academic Year
Last date for cancellation of NC(V) No penalization
  • 7 February 2017 No payment forfeited by this date
  • 30 April 2017 20% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 30 June 2017 40% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 30 Aug 2017 60% Payment forfeited by this date 30 Sept 100% Payment forfeited by this date.
Last date for cancellation of Trimester 1
  • 7 February 2017 No payment forfeited by this date
  • 15 February 2017 30% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 1 March 2017 70% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 14 March 2017 100% Payment forfeited by this date 
Last date for cancellation of Semester 1
  • 7 February 2016 No payment forfeited by this date
  • 1 March 2017 20% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 15 March 2017 50% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 1 April 2017 80% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 15 May 2017 100% Payment forfeited by this date.
Last date for cancellation of Trimester 2
  • 5 June 2017 No payment forfeited by this date
  • 27 June 2017 30% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 4 July 2017 70% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 18 July 2017 100% Payment forfeited by this date 
Last date for cancellation of Semester 2
  • 15 August 2017 No payment forfeited by this date
  • 1 Sept 2017 20% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 15 Sept 2017 50% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 1 Oct 2017 80% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 15 Oct 2017 100% Payment forfeited by this date.
Last date for cancellation of Trimester 3
  • 26 Sept 2017 No payment forfeited by this date
  • 10 Oct 2017 30% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 24 Oct 2017 70% Payment forfeited by this date
  • 7 Nov 2017 100% Payment forfeited by this date 
The following Modes of Delivery are offered:

1. Full Time Mode: All NATED (Report 191 ) Programmes

Full time classes will be offered to students to enrol for all four subjects (new students) or a minimum of three subjects for students who progress to the next level. If a student failed one or two subjects, he/she may enrol for the subject/s on a full time mode with a pre-requisite year mark and exam mark.

2. Distance Mode of Delivery to employed people only

This mode is offered to employed students on Saturdays. This mode of delivery does not allow for the same number of contact sessions as its full-time equivalent. Proof of employment must be provided.
The following courses will be offered on Saturdays.

Business studies:
  • Business Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Legal Secretary
  • Management Assistant
  • Marketing Management
  • Public Management
  • Public Relations
Engineering Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
Contact Sessions:

Theory classes – 6 contact sessions.
Practical classes- 10 contact sessions.

Duration of Classes:

Saturdays from 08:00-14:00

Class fees: Business Studies

Theoretical subjects: (non- computer subjects) R875.00 per subject.

Computer subjects: R1 175.00 per subject.

Class fees: Engineering Studies

R850.00 per subject

Please note: Students also have to buy their own text books.

Please note: National Certificates (Vocational) programmes will not be offered.

Please note: Art and Design, Hospitality, Clothing Production and Tourism will be not offered.

3. Examination Only Mode of Delivery (ONLY FOR THEORY SUBJECTS) R200.00 per subject

Enrolment period: with every Semester and Trimester
Examination only is only applicable for enrolled Tshwane North TVET College students who didn’t pass one or two subjects during the previous examination but received a percentage between 30% and 39% for the subject and has a valid year mark.

By registering for Exam only students will prepare on their own. This mode of delivery is for students who are confident that they can pass without the guidance and assistance of a lecturer. Enrolment for this mode will be done on respective campuses.

4. Supplementary examination
Supplementary examination (Only for NCV) Enrolment Jan – of every Academic year
Students that want to enrol for supplementary examination must do so at their respective campuses. All NC (V) level 2, 3 and 4 students are eligible to enrol for Supplementary examinations in their respective selected failed subjects.

It is still the responsibility of these candidates to enrol for the November examination before the stipulated enrolment date. Fees R200.00 per subject.

5. Part-time mode of delivery.

The following courses will be offered on part-time basis.

Business studies:
  • Business Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Legal Secretary
  • Management Assistant
  • Marketing Management
  • Public Management
  • Public Relations
 
Engineering Studies:
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
Part-time class fees:
  • Business Studies – R1500.00 per subject
  • Engineering Studies – R1000.00 per Subject
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