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Course Information and Fees

NPDE: NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION : FET national professional diploma in education


NPDE: (national professional diploma in education)


The NPDE: FET is an interim qualification which has as its purpose the upgrading of currently professionally under-qualified FET college educators. The NPDE: FET will provide these educators with the opportunity of becoming fully qualified professionals (REQV 13) by opening up an alternate access route into the NQF. The NPDE: FET replaces the NHD: Education: Technical

Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

    Candidates must be in possession of:
  • At least an N3 or equivalent, but preferably an N4(Technical Qualification) and must have done/completed trade test.
  • Three years work experience within FET College.
  • Or RPL requirements determined by the University

Syllabus and fees

Third Year

640 ZAR
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / (2 Years) The course is offered weekends and, if possible, in blocks during college semester and trimester vacations.

Course is offered on Mowbray Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Mrs M Sadeck
Telephone: +27 21 6801691
Fax: -

Contact: Ms L Sylvester
Telephone: +27 21 680 1591
Fax: -

Contact: Ms Nobathembu Ngcayisa
Telephone: +27 21 680 1510
Fax: +27 21 680 1509

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2019 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.



This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.