Ekurhuleni East College for FET introduced an updated qualifi cation in 2007 known as the NC(V) course. NC(V) programmes are offered on Levels 2, 3 and 4 of the National Qualifi cations Framework (NQF) in Business Studies, Engineering, Creative and Social services as well as Information and Communication Technology. Level 3 was introduced in 2008 and Level 4 in 2009.
The NC(V) course is designed to provide both the theory and practical components in each area of study. The practical component can be offered in either a real workplace environment or a simulated one and will give students invaluable experience of work situations during their period of study.