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Which TVET Colleges Are In Western Cape?


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 Western Cape. 

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. 

Boland TVET College

Boland College offers a variety of courses as well as learnerships, part-time and skills programmes. They also offer E-Learning and Student Support Services. Student Accommodation is available at four of its five campuses. Boland TVET College has five campuses: Caledon; Paarl; Stellenbosch; Strand; Worcester.


  • Economic and Management Sciences
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Office Management Sciences
  • Information Technology and Agriculture
  • Engineering Studies
  • Civil Engineering and Building Construction
  • Engineering and Related Design
  • Safety and Security
  • Social Science

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College of Cape Town

College of Cape Town strives to equip their students with the qualifications and skills to start successful careers. They provide well-equipped workshops, lecture rooms, computer rooms, studios for practical work and well-equipped media centres. College of Cape Town has eight campuses: Athlone; City; Crawford; Gardens; Gugulethu; Pinelands; Thornton; Wynberg.


  • Art and Design
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Building and Civil Engineering
  • Business Studies
  • Education and Training
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Hair Care
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Travel and Tourism

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False Bay College

False Bay College aims to be the leading TVET College in the country. They offer various courses as well as E-Learning, Funded Programmes and Learnerships. False Bay College assists their students with applying for financial aid and they provide Open Learning Centres for their students to use. False Bay College has five campuses: Fish Hoek; Khayelitsha; Mitchell's Plain; Muizenberg; Westlake. 


  • Business Studies
  • Engineering Studies
  • Hospitality and Tourism 
  • Information Technology
  • Education Studies
  • Yacht and Boat Building Academy
  • Safety in Security
  • 2D Animation

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Northlink College

Northlink TVET College has been ranked number 1 in the country among all the TVET Colleges. At Northlink College, we see an institution that creates opportunities for young people to give back to the communities they came from by providing education and skills that can be used in the real world. Northlink College has seven campuses: Belhar; Bellville; Goodwood; Parow; Protea; Tygerberg; Wingfield.


  • Arts and Culture
  • Business, Commerce and Management Studies
  • Law, Military and Security
  • Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology
  • Physical Planning and Construction
  • Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences
  • Services

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South Cape College

South Cape College has a variety of courses to offer as well as student support services and open learning centres for students to use. South Cape College assits their students with applying to NSFAS as well as assistance with completing and submitting documents. South Cape College has six campuses: Beaufort West; Bitou; George; Hessequa; Mossel Bay; Oudtshoorn.


  • Report 191 Business: Public Management, Tourism, Legal Secretary, Management Assistant, Marketing Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management
  • Report 191 Engineering: Plumbing, Boilermaking, Fitting and Turning, Electrical, Welding
  • NC(V) Programmes: Safety in Society, Tourism, Hospitality, Information Technology & Computer Science, Electrical Infrastructure Construction, Engineering & Related Design, Office Administration
  • Occupational Studies: Hospitality & Catering Services, Educare

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West Coast College

West Coast College says that they offer integrated, theoretical and practical experience and exposure to any programme of your choice. West Coast College provides students with a stepping stone into their future. West Coast College has five campuses: Atlantis; Citrusdal; Malmesbury; Vredenburg; Vredendal.


  • NC(V) National Certificate Vocational programmes: Education and Development; Electrical Infrastructure Construction; Management; Office Administration; Primary Health; Tourism; Hospitality; Engineering & Related Design.
  • Report 191 Trimester Programmes: Electrical Studies; Engineering Studies.
  • Report 191 Semester Programmes: Business Management; Financial Management; Hospitality and Catering Services; Human Resource Management; Management Assistant; Public Management; Tourism.
  • Occupational programmes: Pre Vocational Learning Programme.
  • Higher Education: Degree: B-ED Foundation Phase.

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