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Requirements:     

1.  Bring a certified copy of your last academic Certificate.   
    * For JC entry we need a STD 7 pass up to C for beginners and a Junior
    Certificate (JC) Certificate for up graders.
    * For Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE)
    entry we need a JC pass up to C for beginners and a BGCSE /GCE certificate for up graders.

2. Certified Copy of Omang for Batswana and a Passport for non-Batswana.
    A proof of change of name or surname only if they differ from the academic certificate.

3.    Fees Per Subject:

Citizens Expatriates
Registration Fee - P20 Registration Fee - P40
JC - P35 JC - P70
BGCSE - P45 BGCSE  - P90
Repeater JC - P50  Repeater JC - P100
Repeater BGCSE - P65 Repeater BGCSE - P130


N.B.: Repeating Learners refer to those who have previously sat the same national examinations under BOCODOL.    

    Remember we do not take hard cash, buy POSTAL ORDERS from the
    Post Office equivalent to the number of courses you are taking.

   Each JC enrollee may enroll for a minimum of one (1) course and     maximum
   Nine (9) courses in the school equivalency programmes.      
   BGCSE: 1 to 6 courses.

   Registration Times:       From 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm

   Registration Days:      From Monday to Thursday ONLY.

Community Study Centres (CSC) and Satellite Centres

1. Francistown Region CSCs

Francistown SSS Francistown
Selepa JSS Francistown
Montsamaisa JSS Francistown
Maruje JSS Masunga
Dukwi JSS Dukwi
Nxakato JSS Sowa Town
Letlhabile JSS Tonota
Chobe JSS Kasane
McConell SSS Tutume

 Satellite Centres

Thamani JSS  Tshesebe

 2. Kang Region CSCs

Matsha BOCODOL Learning Centre Kang
Itekeng JSS  Ghanzi
Lehutshelo JSS Hukuntsi
Tsabong JSS  Tsabong
Maiteko JSS Mabutsane
Rethuseng JSS  Charles Hill

Kang Region Satellite Centres

Kuru Development  D’kar
Inalegolo P. School Inalegolo
Werda P. School Werda
Kokotsha P. School Kokotsha
Prison  Tsabong
Prison  Tshane
Prison  Gantsi
Takatokwane P School Takatokwane

 

3. Maun Region CSCs

Tsodilo JSS Maun
Bonatla Primary School Maun
Rakops JSS Rakops
Okavango JSS Gumare
Shakawe JSS Shakawe
Kutlwano JSS Gweta
Etsha 6    JSS Etsha 6

Maun Region Satellite Centres

Motlopi Primary School  Motlopi
Sehithwa Primary School Sehithwa
Etsha 13 Primary School Etsha 13
Boro Prison Boro
Maun Prison Maun

4. Palapye Region CSCs

Palapye JSS Palapye
Kgalemang JSS Serowe
Ditsweletse JSS Letlhakane
Makhubu JSS Selebi Phikwe
Meepong JSS Selibi Phikwe
Bobonong JSS Bobonong
Parwe JSS Mahalapye
Mosikari JSS  Machaneng
Maunatlala JSS Maunatlala

 Palapye Region Satellite Centres

Mopipi JSS Mopipi
Kgamane P. School Shoshong
Sefhare P. School Sefhare
Mothamo JSS Moiyabana

 

5. Gaborone Region CSCs

Bonnington JSS  Gaborone 
 Gaborone SSS  Gaborone
 Therisanyo P. School  Gaborone
 Marang JSS  Gaborone
 Kgale Hill JSS  Gaborone
 Linchwe JSS  Mochudi
 St Conrads P. School  Ramotswa
 Tshegetsang JSS  Molepolole
Morama JSS   Jwaneng
 Montshiwa JSS  Pitsane
 Letsopa JSS  Lobatse
 Seepapitso SSS  Kanye
 Mmanaana JSS  Moshupa
 Mmonye P. School  Mmankgodi


Gaborone Region Satellite Centres

Diphuduhudu P. School Diphuduhudu (Letlhakeng)
Letlhakeng JSS Letlhakeng
Prisons Gaborone (Covering all Southern  Region Prisons)

 

 

YEAR 1 YEAR 2
YEAR 2
Semester 1 Semester 3 Semester 5
Introduction To Entrepreneurship Business Communications Business Research
Principles Of Marketing Principles Of Management Team Management
The Business Environment Organizational Behaviour Strategic Planning
Business Management Accounting Financial Management
Semester 2
Semester 4
Semester 6
Introduction To Accounting Risk Management Business Law
Introduction To Computers Human Resource Management Projects Management
Business Plan Development Business Information Systems Mentoring, Coaching & Consulting
Semester 7
Research Project
Course Title
Year 1 - Semester 1
ACCT 102 Financial Accounting
ECON 101 Principles of Economics
MGT 102 Business Management
CSC 101 Communication and Scholarship
Semester 2
HRM 202 Human Resources Management
COMP 102 Management Information Systems
MKT 200 Principles of Marketing
LAW 101 Business Law 1
Year 2 - Semester 3
LAW 201 Business Law 2
STAT 102 Business Statistics
LIR 101 Introduction to Industrial and Labour Relations
ECON 204 Labour Economics
Semester 4
LAW 207 Labour Law
MGT 101 Management and Organisational Behaviour
HRM 303 Leadership in Organisations
LIR 201 Collective Bargaining
Year 3 - Semester 5
HRM 301 Training and Development
LIR 303 Negotiation in Conflict Management
LIR 102 Introduction to Industrial Psychology
HRM 302 Public Relations and Customer Care
Semester 6
RESM 401 Research Methods
ECON 306 Corporate Governance
HRM 304 Organisational Change and Development
Year 3 - Semester 5
DISS 402 Research Project
Total Credits

 

Year 1
Semester one
IECD in the Botswana Context
Foundations of Child Development
Care, Health, Nutrition and Safety for Young Children
Basic Computer Skills

Semester 1

Relationships and Communication with Children and Adults
Implementing and Protecting Children’s Rights through IECD Programming
Research Methods + Proposal
Field Experience/Portfolio

Year 2
Semester 1

  • IECD Practitioner: Personal and Continuous Professional Development
  • Project Work
  • Curriculum and Assessment Methods in IECD
  • Curriculum Studies: Early Literacy, Numeracy and Scientific Thinking in Early Childhood

Semester 2

  • Working with Parents and the Community
  • Curriculum Studies:  Creative Artistic Development and the Social Cultural Worlds of Children
  • Field Practicum/Teaching Practice
PROGRAMME/COURSE FEE
 Non – refundable Application Fee for Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Tele-Education Programmes  P50.00
 Microsoft Office Suite (6 Modules)  P300 per module
 English for Professional Purposes(EPP)  P880.00
 Certificate in Distance Education Practitioner(CDEP)  P3285.00
 Small Scale Business Management(SSBM)  P700.00
 Diplomas(IECD,HRM & Business Management)  P3 375.00
 BComm & BBE P1 375.00 per module (25 modules)
Tele –Education Programmes(Amity & IGNOU)  P500 per semester

The short courses are developed in response to direct requests by clients, as well as to results of surveys conducted by the College. The following courses have been developed and are available:  BOCODOL offers the following BOTA accredited short courses.

Duration Duration Course Level
 1. Customer Care  1 Week  Level 1)
 2. Financial Management for Non-Profit Making Organisation 1 Week Level 2)
 3. Public Relations  1 Week  Level 2)
 4. Curruculum Design  1 Week  Level 1)
 5. Leadership  1 Week  Level 3)
 6. Social Marketing  1 Week  Level 3)
 7. Strategic Planning 1 Week  Level 3)
 8. Development Entrepreneurial Skills  1 Week  Level 1)
 9. Training of Trainers 6 Weeks  Level 3)
 10. Project Management 6 Weeks  Level 3)

 

TRAINING CALENDER FOR SHORT COURSES 2014

Please click this link to download the schdule

1. Bachelor of Commerce
(Human Resources and Industrial Relations)

The duration of the programme is 48 months (4years).The programme is offered in partnership and quality assured by the Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU).The programme is currently only offered by the Francistown and Gaborone Regional Centres

Entry Requirements
At least five (5) passes at BGCSE or equivalent with a grade C or a better in both English and Mathematics OR
i. A certificate or Diploma in Human Resources Management.

Course Title                      Year 1 - Semester 1
ACCT 102 Financial Accounting
ECON 101 Principles of Economics
MGT 102 Business Management
CSC 101 Communication and Scholarship
Semester 2
HRM 202 Human Resources Management
COMP 102 Management Information Systems
MKT 200 Principles of Marketing
LAW 101 Business Law 1
Year 2 - Semester 3
LAW 201 Business Law 2
STAT 102 Business Statistics
LIR 101 Introduction to Industrial and Labour Relations
ECON 204 Labour Economics
Semester 4
LAW 207 Labour Law
MGT 101 Management and Organisational Behaviour
HRM 303 Leadership in Organisations
LIR 201 Collective Bargaining
Year 3 - Semester 5
HRM 301 Training and Development
LIR 303 Negotiation in Conflict Management
LIR 102 Introduction to Industrial Psychology
HRM 302 Public Relations and Customer Care
Semester 6
RESM 401 Research Methods
ECON 306 Corporate Governance
HRM 304 Organisational Change and Development
Year 3 - Semester 5
DISS 402 Research Project
Total Credits

 

2. Bachelor of Business and Entrepreneurship (BBE)

The duration of the programme is 48 months (4 years).

Entry Requirements
i.    At least five(5)passes at BGCSE or equivalent with a Grade C or better in both English and Mathematics
ii.    At least five at BGCSE and a certificate, preferably in Human Resources Management or any other business related course/Programme completed from a recognized institution.

YEAR 1 YEAR 2
YEAR 2
Semester 1 Semester 3 Semester 5
Introduction To Entrepreneurship Business Communications Business Research
Principles Of Marketing Principles Of Management Team Management
The Business Environment Organizational Behaviour Strategic Planning
Business Management Accounting Financial Management
Semester 2
Semester 4
Semester 6
Introduction To Accounting Risk Management Business Law
Introduction To Computers Human Resource Management Projects Management
Business Plan Development Business Information Systems Mentoring, Coaching & Consulting
Semester 7
Research Project

 

3. Bachelor of Business Administration (leadership and Change Management)- BBA-LCM

The BBA – LCM is an applied and tiered bachelor’s programme offered at three levels, described as entry and exit points. The programme of study is broken down as follows:

Level 1: Certificate in Business Administration (Cert BA–LCM)

Level 2: Diploma in Business Administration (Dip BA–LCM)

Level 3: Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA–LCM)

Duration of Programme

The programme shall be conducted in semesters.

There will be two semesters in one calendar year. The minimum duration for the programme shall be three and a half years (seven semesters). The maximum period shall be eight years (sixteen semesters).

Entry Qualifications

To be admitted to the programme, the candidate must have satisfied the minimum conditions for entry outlined below

i. At least five (5) passes at BGCSE or equivalent with a Grade C or better in both English and Mathematics.

or,

ii. At least five (5) passes at BGCSE and a certificate, preferably in a Business Studies related course completed from a recognised institution.

Course Content

YEAR 1 - CERTIFICATE

1

LCME 101

Leadership, change management and entrepreneurship: Evolving notions

BC 102

Business Communications

OB 103

Organisational Behaviour

LO 104

Leadership in Organisations

2

LCM 105

Leadership and Change Models

PM106

 Principles of Management

ILCM 107

Implementing leadership and change management

RP 108

Research Project

YEAR 2- DIPLOMA

3

LCMS 201

Leadership and Change Management Styles

TM 202

Team Management

PAD 203

Power, Authority, and Decision-making

RM 204

Risk Management

4

BIS 205

Business Information Systems

LMBSC 206

Leading and Managing with the Balanced Score Card

AELCI 207

Assessment and Evaluation of Leadership and Change Management Initiatives

RP 208

Research Project

YEAR 3- BACHELOR OF LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT

5

BBC 301

Building Buy-in to Change

MCC 302

Mentoring, Coaching, and Consulting

BRF 303

Building Resiliency and Flexibility

RD 304

Research and Development

6

LSM 305

Leadership and Social Marketing

LCPM 306

Leadership, Change, and Project Management

FCBE 307

Facets of change in the Botswana Environment

YEAR 4

7

D401

Dissertation

The duration for the Diploma programmes is 24 months. Learners who exit after 12 months, and successfully complete Part I will be awarded a certificate. The Diploma Programmes are quality assured by Zimbabwe Open University.


1.Diploma in Business Management

The programme is designed to introduce the learner to the concepts, issues and practices that are essential to Business Management.

Entry Requirement:
i.    At least 4 passes at BGCSE or equivalent with credits(Grade C or better)in Mathematics & English Language, OR
ii.    At least 4 passes at BGCSE or equivalent with a certificate in Business Management or;
iii.    JC plus (5) five years relevant experience and a certificate in Business Management.


Course Content:
The programme consists of two parts each with 7 courses. Each of the two parts takes 12 months.

PART 1 PART 2
 Principle of Management Marketing
 Business Communication  Business Studies
 Organizational Behaviour Economics II
 Economics II  Taxation
 Business Law  Business Finance
 Principles of Accounting  Business Information Systems
 Basic Computer Skills  Research Methods

 

2. Diploma in Human Resources Management

The duration of the programme is 24 months. Learners who exit after 12 months, and successfully complete Part 1 will be awarded a certificate. The programme is quality assured by the Zimbabwe Open University. The programme is designed to introduce the learner to the concepts, issues and practices that are essential to Human Resources Management in business industry.

Entry Requirements   
i.    At least 4 passes at BGCSE or equivalent with credits(Grade C or better)in Mathematics and English Language, OR
ii.    At least 4 passes at BGCSE or equivalent with a Certificate in Human Resources Management OR
iii.    JC plus(5)five years relevant experience and a certificate or Human Resources Management 

Course Content:
The programme consists of two parts, of 7 courses each. Each of the two parts takes 12 months.

PART 1 PART 2
 Principle of Management Human Resources Development
 Organisational Behaviour  Occupational Health and Safety
 Business Communication Compensation and Rewards Systems
 Economics I  Strategic Human Resources Management
 Human Resources Management  Business Information Systems
Labour Relations  Employment Law
 Basic Computer Skills  Research Methods

 

3. DIPLOMA IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT (IECD)
The minimum completion time is two (2) years.

Entry Requirement
i.    BGCSE or equivalent with two credits and a pass in English, OR
ii.    Relevant work experience and a pass in at least two subjects at BGCSE or its equivalent OR
iii.    Relevant work experience, JC and a Certificate in Early Childhood or equivalent,
iv.    Current employment in an Early Childhood setting will be an added advantage.

Course Title                                Year 1 - Semester 1
IECD in the Botswana Context
Foundations of Child Development
Care, Health, Nutrition and Safety for Young Children
Basic Computer Skills
Semester 2
Relationships and Communication with Children and Adults
Implementing and Protecting Children’s Rights through IECD Programming
Research Methods + Proposal
Field Experience/Portfolio
Year 2 - Semester 3
IECD Practitioner: Personal and Continuous Professional Development
Project Work
Curriculum and Assessment Methods in IECD
Curriculum Studies: Early Literacy, Numeracy and Scientific Thinking in Early Childhood
Semester 4
Working with Parents and the Community
Curriculum Studies:  Creative Artistic Development and the Social Cultural Worlds of Children
Field Practicum/Teaching Practice

 

4. DIPLOMA IN PRIMARY EDUCATION (Distance Mode)

The minimum completion time is four (4) years.

NB: At the moment the programme is offered only to in-service teachers with Primary teaching Certificate (PTC)

Entry Requirements
i.    BGCSE or equivalent with two credits and a pass in English, OR
ii.    Relevant work experience and a pass in at least two subjects at BGCSE or its equivalent, OR
iii.    Relevant work experience, JC and a primary Teacher’s Certificate.

PART 1 PART 2
 Principle of Management Human Resources Development 

1. Microsoft Office Suite


This course is intended for people who would like to develop their skills in the use of computer systems and applications. Successful completion of the modules leads to the award of a foundation Certificate. The programme has six modules which can be taken as a package or in instalments with each module taking two weeks to complete. Institutions are free to arrange for a blocked period for all the modules (Level 1)
 
•    Internet and Email                                   
•    Microsoft Excel
•    Microsoft PowerPoint
•    Microsoft Word
•    Microsoft Access
•    Microsoft Publisher
 
2. SMALL SCALE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (SSBM)


This is an intermediate certificate course in entrepreneurship, and is aimed at developing skills and competencies in managing small businesses. Its ultimate objective is to create practical awareness of the need to manage businesses more effectively. The duration of the course is six months (Level 2)
Course Content
 
•    Making  the business idea  real
•    Starting and keeping the business going
•    Financing your business
•    Marketing the small business
•    Pricing the product/Service
•    Keeping business records
•    Selling and the customer
•    Finding and motivating staff
•    Communication in business
•    Business and the law
 

3.    INTERACTIVE COMMUNICATION FOR INDUSTRY (ICI)


This is an intermediate certificate course designed for operatives in both manufacturing and service industries ,and is aimed at promoting increased productivity through maximization of communication channels  mediated through language  (Level 2)     
Course Content
•    Communication at the work place
•    Elements of the English Language  in context
•    The different means of communication
•    Teamwork and production
•    The self-image ,interpersonal communication & Production
•    Case Studies
The duration of the course is three months. Successful completion of the course will lead to the award of the Certificate in interactive communication for industry.


4. CERTIFICATE FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION PRACTITIONERS (CDEP)


 The minimum duration of this course is one (1) year. However, those who are unable to complete within the one (1) year will be given an extra year to complete the course. The certificate for Distance Education Practitioners is awarded upon successful completion of the CDPE Programme requirements.
Course Content
•    Adult Education & Adult Learners
•    Introduction to Distance Education
•    Distance  Education  Materials
•    Learner Support Services
•    Management & Administration of Distance Education Organisations or Programmes at the Local Level.
•    Research in Distance Education
•    Portfolio
•    Mini-Project

 


5. CERTIFICATE IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT (CDM)

The CDM is a certificate level programme, which will be further developed to diploma level. This is an applied programme, and at Level 1 is broken down as follows: Level 1: Certificate in Disaster Management (CDM)

Duration of Programme

  • The programme shall be conducted in semesters.
  • There will be two semesters in one calendar year.
  • The minimum duration for the programme shall be one year (two semesters).
  • The maximum period shall be three years (six semesters).

Entry Qualifications

To be admitted to the programme, the candidate must have satisfied the minimum conditions for entry outlined below.

(i)  At least a pass in six subjects at the BGCSE or its equivalent,

or

(ii)  Junior Certificate (JC), supported with working experience

(iii)  Applicants with qualifications over and above the minimum stipulated ones will have an added advantage.

Course Content

Semester

Code

Title of course

 

       1

IDM 101

Introduction to Disaster Management

EPA 102

Education and Public Awareness

TDM 103

Technology in Disaster Management

      

         2

MDM 104

Media and Disaster Management

DHI 105

Disaster Associated Health Issues

DHI 105

Disaster Associated Health Issues

PF 107

Portfolio