National Certificate: N4 - N6: Hospitality and Catering Services

Course fee

Price: Enquire with a consultant

Course Introduction

These qualifications were developed to reflect a changing industry, incorporating management concepts and theories, of client relations, basic cooking, culinary management skills, knowledge of food preparation, menu planning and food supervision. The Hospitality and Catering programs provide students with knowledge and skills required in this field of learning.

Course Contents

National Certificate: N4 Hospitality and Catering Services

  • Applied Management N4
  • Sanitation and Safety N4
  • Nutrition and Menu Planning N4
  • Catering: Theory and Practical N4

National Certificate: N5 Hospitality and Catering Services

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Applied Management N5
  • Catering Theory and Practical N5
  • Food and Beverage Services N5

National Certificate: N6 Hospitality and Catering Services

  • Applied Management N6
  • Computer Practice N4
  • Caterer Client Relations N5
  • Catering: Theory and Practical N6

Please note: You are able to register for 1-11 subjects, for more information please contact us.

Career Fields/Further Studies

These qualifications were developed to reflect a changing industry, incorporating management concepts and theories, of client relations, basic cooking, culinary management skills, knowledge of food preparation, menu planning and food supervision. The Hospitality and Catering programs provide students with knowledge and skills required in this field of learning.

Programme Type

The national Certificate: N4 Hospitality & Catering Services, N5 Hospitality & Catering Services and N6 Hospitality & Catering Services programs are National Qualifications. The N4 to N6 Hospitality and Catering Services are registered on the NQF as follows:

  • N4: SAQA ID 66891
  • N5: SAQA ID 66973
  • N6: SAQA ID 67008

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete the each National Certificate Level within 8 to 12 months

Entrance Requirements

  • A Senior Certificate or an appropriate National Certificate (N3), or a National Senior Certificate, or an equivalent qualification.
  • N4 to register for the N5
  • N5 to register for the N6

Student Assessment

The Department of Higher Education and Training is the examining body of these courses. At the end of your studies, you will have to write an external examination set by the DHET. To qualify to write the exam, you must submit all your assignments to Damlein Correspondence College before the closing dates, so that we can generate a predicate mark for you.

You will have to register and write your exams at a Public FET College Exam Centre. You will have to pay an exam fee at the specific FET College, which is not included in your course fee. You are reponsible for registering for your exams and for securing your exam venue at a FET College. You are also responsible for confirming the dates of your exams with the FET College before the registration cut off dates for the exams.

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