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South African Schools Act, 1996 (Act No 84 of 1996)

The National Senior Certificate : A Qualification at Level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF)

Chapter 1 : Introducing the Policy for the National Senior Certificate (NSC)

3. Entrance requirements for NCS Grades 10 -12 (General)


The minimum entrance requirement for Grade 10 is an official Grade 9 school report which indicates promotion to Grade 10 or a General Education and Training Certificate (GETC) for Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET), or a NQF Level 1 Certificate, or a recognised equivalent qualification obtained at NQF Level 1.