Tertiary Level Programmes(TLP)


These are distance education study programmes and students are supported through contact sessions. Orientation workshops are conducted at the beginning of each semester. During these workshops, students receive their study materials as well as the course outline for that specific semester or course. Contact sessions through vacation workshops are held during the course of the year.


Application Forms:

Application forms can be obtained at any NAMCOL office. 

Admission Requirements:

Prospective students who do not meet the requirements for the following programmes might be considered for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in accordance with NAMCOL’s RPL policy. Registration fees are non-refundable in all the programmes.
  1. Certificate in Education for Development(CED)
  2. Certificate in Early Childhood Development (CECD)
  3. Certificate in Local Government Studies (CLGS)
  4. Certificate in Community Based Work with Children and Youth (CWCY) 
  5. Diploma in Education for Development (DED)
  6. Diploma in Early Childhood and Pre-primary Education (DECPPE)
  7. The Bachelor of Arts in Youth Development Work (BYD)
  8. Certificate in Business and Entrepreneurship (CBE)
  9. The Bachelor of Arts in Youth Development Work (BYD)
  10. Certificate in Business and Entrepreneurship (CBE)
  11. Certificate in English Communications

When Can You Apply?

Prospective students can apply from 01 June 2018.

Closing Date For Applications:

31 July 2018.


Sponsored Students must provide proof from their sponsors that the fees will be paid for them. Other Students/Non-sponsored Students Students must pay 50% of the total fee when they register. The balance can be paid in full or installments can be arranged, but on condition that the last installment is paid on or before 30 May of each year. 
Information on student loans and grants can be accessed on the NSFAF website.