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Occupational Qualifications


Occupational programmes lead to academic awards registered on the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework (OQSF) of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).

Occupational qualifications provide a focus that points towards a specific career field and prepares learners for a specific job(s) function(s). These programmes build a flexible and adaptable competence base that can be applied in a great many professional, work-place contexts.

Occupational qualifications include National Certificates, Higher Certificates and Diplomas, and represent the base for a professional and/or academic journey.


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