The Gauteng CET College’s Post-Literacy Programmes are ideal for students who want to continue with their education. These include Basic Adult Education courses for sub-levels 1–3:
- Level 1: Offers numeracy and languages (mother tongue and English, depending on the needs of students).
- Level 2: Offers numeracy and languages and an option of offering integrated studies or a skills programme.
- Level 3: Offers numeracy and languages, integrated studies or a skills programme.
The following academic qualifications are offered:
- General Education and Training Certificate (GETC – ABET).
- Senior Certificate.
GETC-ABET Level 4 Qualification
The GETC-ABET qualification (NQF Level 1) with ID No. 71751 provides adult learners with fundamental basics in general education learning. The purpose of this qualification is to equip learners with foundational learning by acquiring knowledge, skills and values in specified learning areas. It also allows learners to choose electives unit standards, which relate to occupational learning relevant to their area of interest or specialisation. The qualification comprises:
- Core; and
- Elective component.
To acquire a GETC-ABET qualification, students need to obtain a minimum of 120 credits at ABET Level 4. An achievement of 120 credits should be obtained from learning areas in the Fundamentals, Core and Elective categories according to the below rules of combination.
Rules of Combination for the GETC-ABET Qualification: 120 Credits
Fundamentals Component: Compulsory 39 Credits
- One Official Language: 23 Credits
- Mathematical Literacy: 16 Credits OR
- Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences: 16 Credits NOT BOTH
Core Component: Compulsory 32 Credits
- Life Orientation: 32 Credits
Electives Component: Optional/Choice 51 Credits
- Academic Learning Areas:
- Human and Social Sciences: 23 Credits
- Natural Sciences: 15 Credits
- Economic and Management Sciences: 21 Credits
- Arts and Culture: 17 Credits
- Technology: 11 Credits
- One Additional Official Language (Excluding the language chosen as a Fundamental): 23 Credits
- Vocational Learning Areas:
- Applied Agriculture and Agricultural Technology: 20 Credits
- Ancillary Health Care: 45 Credits
- Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises: 17 Credits
- Travel and Tourism: 38 Credits
- Information Communication Technology: 23 Credits
- Early Childhood Development: 26 Credits
- Wholesale and Retail: 37 Credits