Lyceum’s Faculty of Safety and Criminal Justice is at the forefront of training and education in the licensing fraternity. Students who have completed their studies will be able to make a valuable and professional contribution towards licensing practice. A centralised register of vehicle ownership and drivers licenses is vital for promoting an effective law enforcement system. Licensing services form an integral component of road safety as it regulates the entry of vehicles and drivers into the public sphere. Licensing today is considered a science and licensing practitioners are required to equip themselves with the specialist knowledge and skills to render professional services.
With Lyceum’s accredited programmes, we offer a wide variety of options for the learner. The subject experts, who compile our learning programmes, are all actively involved in licensing, are professional practitioners and contribute towards research in the field of licensing. The learning programmes are uniquely structured to meet the growing demands placed on traffic and licensing agencies. This highly successful programme is directed towards licensing and traffic officers who want to advance their career with knowledge and skills that are directly focussed towards this highly specialised field of licensing. Efficient management within the licensing environment is essential in creating a system that will benefit the people of South Africa.
The Bachelor of Administration in Licensing Practice offers both licensing and law enforcement practitioners the opportunity to positively influence people’s lives. This accredited Lyceum learning programme offers the opportunity of playing a crucial role in advancing an orderly law enforcement system in South Africa. It is also the only Bachelor of Administration at NQF – Level 7 in Africa insofar as licensing practice is concerned.
Accreditation and Duration
This is a part-time higher education programme accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). It is also registered at SAQA.
- Minimum – 3 years of study (part-time)
- Maximum – 6 years of study (part-time)
Learners could pursue a career as a/an:
- Licensing Official
- Metropolitan Police Officer
- Provincial Traffic Inspector
- Traffic Officer
- Municipal Law Enforcement Officer
- Administrative position in any sphere of government
Upon successful completion of your programme, you will receive a certificate depicting: – Bachelor of Administration in Licensing Practice and an academic transcript. These documents will be issued at the annual graduation ceremony, couriered to the nearest branch or posted to you, provided that your account is in order.
It is the learner’s responsibility to ensure they meet all the programme requirements before a qualification can be issued.
Study material is largely supplied in digital format only. Printed copies can be ordered at the prescribed tariffs.
Prescribed textbooks are excluded and must be procured by the student. (Terms and Conditions apply)
The College has a small number of prescribed textbooks. Should you experience undue problems to acquire your textbooks, you may enquire at the College.
Lyceum College has prescribed textbooks in the Library that can be issued for a limited period on a first come first serve basis. Should you experience undue problems to acquire your textbooks, you may enquire at the College.
A Degree at NQF Level 7 may progress to a Postgraduate Diploma or Honours Degree at NQF Level 8.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) processes and Credit Accumulation and Transfer (CAT) are articulation mechanisms. The institution reserves the right to conduct a formal assessment for purposes of CAT. An evaluation will be conducted to recognise prior learning. This evaluation may or may not be based on a form of formal assessment and can include a portfolio of evidence submission. These mechanisms are in line with the HEQSF as envisaged in the NQF Act 67 of 2008 and the CHE “Policies on the Recognition of Prior Learning, Credit Accumulation and Transfer, and Assessment in Higher Education” published by the CHE in August 2016.
The final approval for applications in respects of CAT and RPL is subject to academic vetting in terms of applicable legislation and institutional policies.
Enquire at your nearest Lyceum Branch Office for more information regarding the awarding of subject credits (Credit Accumulation and Transfer – CAT) towards Lyceum Qualifications.
- A National Senior Certificate granting permission to study at Bachelor Degree level.
- Candidates over the age of 23 at registration or during their first year of attendance who have attained a Senior Certificate with at least 40% in at least four Higher Grade or Standard Grade subjects, at least three of which were passed simultaneously, one of which is a Higher Grade subject and one is English.
- At least five years’ post-Secondary School experience in the field in which the student wishes to study.
- Candidates having attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.
- A Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a cognate discipline.
- Foreign students whose first language is not English may be required to provide proof of English proficiency; otherwise, students will be required to take an English Proficiency Test prior to admission.
For full details on minimum requirements, contact the College.