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Welcome to PDC and TAP information and dates

 

 PDC Dates for 2017

 

​We run one PDC a year which begins in June ends in September.

 How to apply

1. Download the PDC application form (PDF​ 92KB​), complete and return it by email or fax:

email: rmcube@uwc.ac.za Fax: 021 959 3788 for the attention of Rethabile Mcube​

2. Attend an information session at UWC.

Once we have received your application you will need to attend an information session before you are considered for the programme. This session is very important as it will help you make a decision about the different RPL choices available to you. Each session lasts about 90 minutes and we will try to accommodate your needs if you are not able to attend the session we have allocated to you.

Please note: We cannot accept anyone onto the PDC who has not attended an information session.

3. Confirm your interest in taking the PDC or the Tests for academic Potential (TAP).

After attending your information session you must let us know that you are still interested in attending the PDC or in writing the TAP. We will then process your application and let you know whether you have been accepted.

Cost

The cost of the PDC is R1250.00 (2017) payable before registration.

TAP Dates for 2017

The TAP usually takes place over two days in October from 10am to 12pm each day. Applications CLOSE on the 30 June 2017. Application process will start again in February 2018.

How to apply

1. Speak to an RPL adviser at the DLL and/or attend an information session where this route for access will be explained to you.

2. Download the TAP application form, complete and return it by email or fax: email: rmcube@uwc.ac.za

Fax: 021 959 3788 for the attention of Rethabile Mcube.

3. Attend an information session at UWC.

4. Please note: We cannot accept anyone onto the PDC who has not attended an information session.

5. The RPL Administrator will contact you once a decision has been made about whether you are eligible to write the test. You must then pay your fees at least one week before the tests. Please remember to bring your ID document with you when you come to write the tests. If you do not bring your ID, you will not be allowed to sit the tests.

Cost

The cost of the TAP is R625.00 payable at least one week before you write the tests.  You will need also to complete an UWC application form which is available on our website at www.uwc.ac.za 

Test results

If you achieve a mark of 50% or above, you will be considered for admission by faculties. Some faculties may want a higher score or more evidence before admitting you.

The faculty will let you know whether you have been accepted.​

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