Qualification & Code
NATIONAL DIPLOMA: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

THNDEV

Campus Duration of Programme Enrolment Option(s) SAQA Credits NQF Level Admission Requirements Selection and/or interview
Bloemfontein

3 years

Semester 1

360

6

National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification.

Selection

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% on Standard Grade in any two of the following subjects is required: Biology, Physical Science, and/or Mathematics. Geography and/or Physiology are recommended.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% in both Life Sciences and Physical Science, as well as a minimum mark of 40% in Mathematics, or a minimum mark of 50% in Mathematical Literacy, is required.

Career Opportunities

Popular employers are municipalities, as well as government departments such as Health, Water Affairs and Forestry, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, and Labour, as well as industries such as mining groups, Eskom, Transnet, water boards, large food manufacturers and retailers, abattoirs, and some hotel groups. Qualified persons may also render services in a private capacity to abattoirs for a professional fee. The Department of Agriculture also employs veterinary health officers.

 

1ST YEAR

2ND YEAR

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

ANF10AT

Anatomy and Physiology I

FEC10AT

Physics and Chemistry I

GMO10AT

Community Development I

MBO10BT

Microbiology I

OMB10AT

Environmental Planning I

PRE1A (Sem 1)

PRE2B (Sem 2)

English Proficiency (Semester 1) and

English Proficiency (Semester 2)

PIM5011

Personal Information Management

BGV20AT

Occupational Health and Safety II

EPI20AT

Epidemiology II

GMO20AT

Community Development II

OAW20AT

Environmental Pollution: Waste and Water II

VVH20AT

Food and Meat Hygiene II

BGV30AT

Occupational Health and Safety III

FBS30AT

Management Practice III

EPI30AT

Epidemiology III

OLG30AT

Environmental Pollution: Air and Noise III

VVH30AT

Food and Meat Hygiene III

For more information contact: Department of Life Sciences

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Updated: 04 May 2017

 

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