Which TVET Colleges Are In The Free State?

At TVET Colleges, students receive education and training with a view towards a specific range of jobs, employment or entrepreneurial possibilities. After completing a qualification at a TVET College, you then might qualify for admission to a University of Technology to continue their studies at a higher level in the same field of study. Here are a list of the TVET Colleges in the Free State. 

TVET translates to Technical and Vocational Education and Training. The student receives education and training with a view towards a specific range of jobs, employment or entrepreneurial possibilities. The TVET website states, "Under certain conditions, some students may qualify for admission to a University of Technology to continue their studies at a higher level in the same field of study as they were studying at the TVET College."

Colleges operating under the term TVET are public colleges which benefits from state funds and subsidies. Students at TVET Colleges are eligible for funding from NSFAS if they meet the other requirements.

Different courses are offered at the different campuses per TVET college. Here are the TVET Colleges in the Free State. 

Flavius Mareka TVET College

Flavius Mareka is a TVET College which is a product of a merge of colleges in 2000. The college is named after a prominent figure in educational, cultural and political circles Mr. Flavius Mareka. Their mission is to provide responsive education and training programmes that will contribute to the overall development of their students.The college provides learnerships and skills programs, bridging courses, report 191 (NATED) courses, and National Certificate Vocational (NCV) courses.


NATED Courses

  • Business Studies
  • Engineering Studies

National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Courses

  • Civil and Engineering Construction
  • Electrical Infrastructure Construction
  • Engineering & Related Design
  • Generic Management
  • Office Administration

Flavius Mareka TVET College also offers Learnership and Skill programmes and Bridging Programmes. 

Click here for more information on Flavius Mareka TVET College


  •  Sasolburg campus
  • Kroonstad campus
  • Mphohadi campus

 Goldfields TVET College 

Goldfields is a TVET College that was established in 2002 and named after  a region of the Free State Province that is renowned for its gold deposits and mining activities.  Their vision is to be an institution of first choice, excellence and a cornerstone of the country’s skills development.


NATED Courses 

  • Business Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Management Assistant
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Educare

National Certificate Vocational Courses

  • Marketing
  • Office Admin 
  • Hospitality
  • Finance, Economics and Accounting
  • Tourism Management
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Civil Engineering & Building Construction
  • Electrical Infrastructure Construction
  • Engineering & Related Design
  • Drawing Office Practice
  • Information Technology & Computer Science


  • Welkom Campus
  • Skills Centre
  • Tosa Campus
  • Meloding Satellite Campus

 Click here for more information on Goldfields TVET College 

Maluti TVET College

Maluti TVET College aims to inspire entrepreneurship and employability to transform lives. A wide variety of courses are offered at their campuses. Maluti TVET College consists of 8 campuses. They are very concerned about their students and therefore offer Health-Education and Related Services.


NATED Courses

  • Engineering Studies
  • Business Studies
  • Utility Studies

National Certificate Vocational Courses

  • Engineering Studies
  • Business Studies
  • Service Courses


  • Main Campus (situated on the Phuthaditjhaba main road, Mampoi Street alongside the College’s corporate headquarters)
  • Bethlehem Campus
  • Harrismith Campus
  • Bonamelo Campus
  • Lere La Tshepe Campus​​​​​​​
  • Itemoheleng Campus​​​​​​​
  • Sefikeng Campus​​​​​​​
  • Kwetlisong Campus

Click here for more information on Maluti TVET College 

Motheo TVET College

Motheo TVET College offers a variety of courses at their six campuses. Student support services are available to all students, including academic support. They also provide assistance to their students with bursary applications. Their mission is to be  a visionary and innovative provider of excellence, responsive to the needs of the community through establishing and maintaining effective partnerships with stakeholders.


NATED Courses

  • Electrical Engineering: Heavy & Light Current.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Civil Engineering.
  • MDDOP (Multidisciplinary Drawing Office Practice)

National Certificate Vocational Courses

  • Electrical Infrastructure Construction
  • Civil Engineering Construction
  • Engineering and Related Design
  • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Finance, Economics, and Accounting
  • Office Administration
  • Hospitality
  • Tourism
  • Education and Development
  • Safety in Society

Click here for more information on Motheo TVET College 

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