Bachelor of Administration in Licensing Practice

SAQA ID: 91801, NQF Level 7 (Credits: 360)

Want to make a career out of making South Africa’s roads safer?  Get your licence to a great career with South Africa’s only Bachelor’s Degree in Licencing Practice.

Course Objectives

Licensing is an essential part of road safety and of promoting an effective law enforcement system.  Nowadays, licensing is considered a science, and with this qualification, you can build a career in helping to make a safer South Africa.  Licensing is essential to road safety, as it regulates the entry of vehicles and drivers into the public sphere. A centralised register of vehicle owners and driver’s licences is vital for promoting an effective law enforcement system. 

The course is compiled by experts in the field and is structured to meet the growing demands placed on traffic and licensing authorities. It is South Africa’s only Bachelor of Administration degree in the field of Licensing Practice.

Through Lyceum’s course content, you will acquire the various skills and knowledge required to launch or develop a meaningful career in the field of public safety.

Lyceum’s Commitment

Lyceum’s School of Public Safety is at the forefront of training and education in the licensing fraternity.  Our degree programmes are uniquely structured by professionals in the field to meet the demands of the South African Society.  We are committed to ensuring our students are equipped with industry relevant skills and gain comprehensive knowledge to make a valuable contribution in South Africa and succeed in their chosen career.

Careers You Can Pursue

Learners could pursue a career as a: 

  • Licensing Official 
  • Metropolitan Police Officer 
  • Provincial Traffic Inspector
  • Traffic Officer
  • Municipal Law Enforcement Officer 

Gaining Entrance

To study this course, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Have a National Senior Certificate or equivalent 

Length of Time

Minimum - Three (3) years of study (part-time)
Maximum - Six (6) years of study (part-time)


Upon successful completion of this programme, you will receive a Bachelor of Administration in Licensing Practice.

This is a higher education programme accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and SAQA.

Contents of Course

Below are a few examples of the subjects you will cover.

  • General Management
  • Licensing Practice
  • Business Communication

For a detailed breakdown of all your subjects, please refer to the fact sheet.

Learning Material

Your study material will be supplied in a choice of formats (digital only or a combination of printed and digital format).  Prescribed textbooks are excluded and must be procured by the student.  Please see: (Terms and Conditions)

Guidelines for Assignments and Examinations

Lyceum is committed to guiding you through the submission of your assignments and ensuring that you are registered for your examinations. 

Please see the following information below, to ensure your process is smooth.

Assessments consist of:

  • One assignment (formative assessment) and
  • A final examination (summative assessment) for each subject.

All assignments for the year must be submitted in order to qualify for the exams.

Please ensure all your assignments are submitted on time.  If you have missed a deadline, you may re-submit at a small cost.

Your final mark for each subject will be calculated as follows:

  • Assignment contributes 20% towards the final mark
  • Examination contributes 80% towards the final mark

If your assignment mark is low:

If you submit an assignment for a specific subject and fail, you do not have to re-submit a further assignment prior to writing the “supplementary” examination.  The assignment mark will automatically be carried over.  However if the assignment mark is low, and you wish to re-do the assignment, you may apply to the examinations section for a copy of the new assignment (at the prescribed fee) and may then re-submit the assignment on or before the new due date.

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