Will Nsfas Pay For Elangeni TVET College Courses?


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Elangeni TVET College is a Technical and Vocational Education and Training institute that is situated in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Are you considering enrolling at the college and are unsure whether NSFAS will cover your fees?


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Elangeni TVET College provides higher education learning supported by the South African Department of Higher Education and Learning.

They offer various programmes that are available in a variety of learning modes, including full-time, part-time, and long-distance learning, which are offered across the college's eight campuses located in different parts of the region.

Elangeni TVET College Campuses

  • Inanda Campus
  • KwaDabeka Campus
  • KwaMashu Campus
  • Mpumalanga Campus
  • Ndwedwe Campus
  • Ntuzuma Campus
  • Pinetown Campus
  • Qadi Campus

Elangeni TVET College Courses

  • National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Programmes
  • Nated Programmes
  • Skills Programme

Does NSFAS Fund Elangeni TVET College Courses?

Yes, NSFAS does fund certain courses offered at Elangeni TVET college, because they are one of the 50 accredited public TVET colleges in South Africa. 

According to the bursary scheme, almost 95% of students enrolled for TVET colleges courses are funded by NSFAS and students who have a grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 certificate can apply to study at a TVET College.

Students are encouraged to apply for the NSFAS bursary as it provides financial relief for low-income households. They provide bursary accommodation as well as private accommodation for students who do not qualify for bursary residence.

TVET College Courses Funded By NSFAS

NSFAS only funds certain courses offered at TVET colleges. These courses include engineering studies courses, business and utility studies courses, education and development courses and marketing and management courses.

  • Engineering Studies - (National Certificate -Vocational) NQF levels 2-4 & Engineering studies - Report 191 N1-N6
  • Engineering and Related Design; Electrical Infrastructure; Civil Engineering Construction and Information Technology & Computer Science
  • Business & Utility Studies (National Certificate – Vocational) NQF levels 2-4 & Report 191 N1-N6
  • Management; Marketing; Finance; Office Administration; Economics & Accounting; Education & Development; Hospitality; Tourism; Safety in Society and Transport & Logistics
  • Pre-Learning Programme (PLP) funding through NSFAS

NSFAS Eligibility for TVET Colleges

The NSFAS criteria for TVET students are as follows:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be registered or intending to register on a PLP, NC(V) or Report 191 programme at any public TVET College in South Africa
  • Must be admitted/received a firm offer for enrolment in a College
  • Must be in need of financial assistance
  • Applicants will qualify if they fall within the maximum threshold of up to R350 000 of combined gross family income per annum
  • Returning students must demonstrate proven and accepted academic performance (academically deserving) in line with the College’s progression policy or the progression prescriptions of the Bursary Rules and Guidelines (whichever is higher)
  • Must not be enrolling for a qualification that duplicates previous learning that was state funded.

Where to apply for TVET College funding?

  1. TVET college bursary offices
  2. Online
  3. NSFAS head office

How To Submit Your Online NSFAS Funding Application 

Applications for the NSFAS bursary must be submitted online through the NSFAS website. 

Step 1: Visit the NSFAS website

Step 2: Click on the 'myNSFAS' tab.

Step 3: Create a myNSFAS account.

Step 4: Click on the 'APPLY' tab and complete the sections on the screen.

Step 5: Upload required supporting documents where applicable.

Step 6: Click on 'Submit'

Click Here For An Explanation Of What Your NSFAS Application Means

Steps To Track Your NSFAS Application

  1. Visit the NSFAS website.
  2. Click on the "myNSFAS" tab on the menu bar at the top of the page.
  3. Log in to your myNSFAS account using your username and password.
  4. Once you are logged in, click on the "track funding progress" option.
  5. Your application status will be displayed on the screen, indicating whether your application has been approved or not.

NSFAS Allowances For TVET students

The allowances received by TVET college students vary depending on where they live. This as some students will live in college residences while others may stay in private accommodation.

The NSFAS bursary provides comprehensive funding to qualifying students and aims to cover all the costs related to their studies. This includes:

  • Accommodation in an urban area: R24,000 annually
  • Accommodation in a peri-urban area: R18,900 annually
  • Accommodation in a rural area: R15,750 annually
  • Transport (up to 40 km from the institution): R7,350 annually
  • Living expenses allowance: R7,000 annually
  • Incidental/personal care allowance: R2,900 annually

To find out more about the NSFAS bursary, applications and the latest changes, head to our NSFAS page.

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