Course: Higher Certificate (Criminal Justice)

Higher Certificate in criminal justice will equip students with the basic tools, knowledge and practical techniques required to perform their functions in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act and other specific legislation that may be enforced by officials in certain job categories. this qualification does not provide direct access into the LLB, LLB (extended) or the BA (Law) a bachelors in NSC qualification is required. it is usually a 1 year course.

Requirements: • Minimum NSC requirements for higher certificate entry must be met. • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least a level 3 (40–49%). • Mathematics 2 (30-39%) or Mathematical Literacy 5 (60-69%).
Job Opportunities: Law enforcement officers in the following sectors: municipalities, Department of Forestry, Fisheries, SANParks, South African Police Services, metro police officers and correctional services.

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