Certificate in Education for Development (CED)

Duration: 2years - NQF Level :4

This programme aims to provide students with practical skills to increase their effectiveness as community workers. It prepares students as practitioners in aspects of adult education at community level.



This programme is designed to:

  • Identify, design and manage community development projects,
  • Monitor and evaluate development programmes,
  • Select and use participatory methods in training situations, communicate effectively in both written and spoken English.

Who May Apply?

Community development workers such as District Literacy Organisers, Literacy Promoters, Agricultural Extension Workers, Health Educators, Project Managers and any other non-formal Educators working in government ministries; non-governmental organisations and the private sector.

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 (20 points in six subjects)
  • E symbol in English


  • Grade 10 (25 points in six subjects)
  • E symbol in English
  • 3 years relevant working experience

Programme Content

The programme consists of 6 subjects and 2 courses: 

Core Courses: English Communication for General Purposes  &  Basic Computer Literacy


  1. Development Studies
  2. Theory and Practice of Adult Education
  3. Applied Mathematics 1
  4. Applied Mathematics 2
  5. Theory and Practice of Community Development
  6. Project Development and Management

Fees for 2018:

N$ 6330.00