EXTENSION:REGISTRATION: N3 MATRIC
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHO CAN DO TECHNICAL MATRIC (N3)
Technical Matric can be done by any person whether they dropped out of school or they did write matric but failed at whaterver age. However to get a Senior Certificate, you need to have two Languages, which are Business English and Sake Afrikaans, and please note that these are compulsory and a must do.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR TECHNICAL MATRIC
To get a National Senior Certificate ((N3), you need to pass SIX subjects. Two of these must be Business English and Sake Afrikaans. The other four are of your choice from the list of subjects provided. There are no requirements needed even if you dropped out of school at a very early age or even if you do not have your previous school report you can still do it.
WHAT ARE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR TECHNICAL MATRIC
Technical Matric has many career opportunities. The first is that this is an Umalusi Certificate that is similar to any Grade 12/ Senoir Certificate and qualifies you for employment if minimum requirements are a matric certificate. Other technical Universities like Tshwane University of Technology do recognize N3 and you can qualify for Engineering diplomas. Colleges recognize it and can be used to study further for many diplomas. For more information read the article here
IS TECHNICAL MATRIC SIMILAR TO NCS
Technical Matric is equivalent to NCS and like any other Matric certificate can be used to study further, Technical Matric is a National Senior Certificate.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO DO TECHNICAL MATRIC
Technical Matric exams are written every trimester, that is every four months. Depending whether you are upgrading or starting afresh, you can take from 4-8 months to get your National Senior Certificate.
I DID NOT DO GRADE 12, CAN I QUALIFY FOR MATRIC
Yes, you can qualify. If you want to do Technical Matric, you qualify as there are no rescrictions, however you must do Sake Afrikaans as part of your languages and it is compulsory. If you want to do CAPS, conditions are you need to be 21 years old and above plus a grade 10 or 11 report or completed ABET LEVEL 4 certificate but with Technical Matric there are no restrictions..