Advanced Certificate in Education

Provides an advanced education qualification as completion to initial training or a general educational qualification, specialising in 11 areas: Life Orientation; History Education; Learner Support; English Education; Maths GET band; Foundation Phase; Intermediate and Senior Phase; Geography; Technology; Human Movement Education; and Maths Literacy.

 

Introduction

 

  • QUALIFICATION NAME: ACE (ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION)
  • NQF Level 6 (REQV 14)
  • SAQA ID: 58954

 

OVERVIEW OF THE QUALIFICATION

Below are the fields of specialisation to choose from:

 

  • Professional Education Development – Foundation Phase
  • Professional Education Development – Intermediate and Senior phase
  • Professional Education Development – Life Orientation
  • English Education
  • History Education
  • Mathematics Education[GET band Gr 4-9] – see* in Admission Requirements
  • Mathematical Literacy - see ** in Admission Requirements
  • Movement Science Education
  • Technology Education
  • Geography Education
  • Setswana Education

 

On completion you will be on NQF Level 6 (REQV 14). This qualification serves as admission to the BEdHons.

DURATION OF QUALIFICATION

  • The minimum study period is – 1 year (2 years for Maths Literacy)
  • The maximum study period is – 2 years (3 years for Maths Literacy)
  • Certification will be withheld from students who accelerate their studies (shorten the minimum period).

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

An approved 3-year teaching qualification.

*Mathematics: approved 3-year teaching qualification with specialisation in mathematics OR a recognised 3-year teaching qualification AND instructed mathematics for at least two years in the GET-band.

**A four year teaching qualification AND Mathematics Gr 12.

LANGUAGE POLICY

 

  • The language used for administrative matters is English. All correspondence from the NWU is mainly in English.
  • The ACE is offered in English with most of the fields offering Afrikaans equivalents, except Mathematics which is only in English.
  • Students may write their exams and submit assignments in English or Afrikaans.
  • English will be used in contact sessions, but students may use English or Afrikaans depending on the facilitator’s language preference.
SUBJECTS

Please see the Prospectus for More Information

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