Grade 12 (Re-Write)

Grade 12 (Re-Write)

Program Structure

National Senior Certificate (NCS / CAPS) Grade 12
SAQA ID : 49647
NQF Level : 04


This is the FETC (General Certificate), Known as the National Senior Certificate when offered in Schools. It is aimed at Learners in Grade 12. These Learners leave Schooling either for Further Learning or employment in various work places. The FETC (General) is the Qualification awarded to
Learners who achieve the Exit Level Learning Outcomes stipulated in the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement.

Exit Level Outcomes

The National Senior Certificate equips Learners irrespective of their socio-economic background, race, gender, or disability with the knowledge, skills and values necessary for self-fulfillment and meaningful participation in society as citizens of a free country. It also provides them access to Higher Education and Vocational Education and/or Occupational Qualifications in the Further Education or Higher Education Bands. Lastly, the NCS / CAPS Training facilitates the transition of Learners from Educational Institutions to workplaces and provides potential employers with a profile of Learner’s competencies.

Learning areas (All subjects are Compulsory)
Science Stream
  1. English home language
  2. First Additional language
  3. Mathematics
  4. Physical Sciences
  5. Life Sciences
  6. Life Orientation
  7. Geography/Accounting
  8. History
  9. Tourism/CAT
  10. Religious Studies
Commercial Stream
  1. English home language
  2. First Additional language
  3. Mathematical Literacy
  4. Life Orientation
  5. Economics
  6. Business Studies
  7. Tourism/CAT
  8. Geography/Accounting
  9. History
  10. Religious Studies

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