false bay tvet college


Due to the increased accessibility to the internet and bandwidth speeds, an emerging trend in distance learning
opportunities is on the rise.

The Young Stars Showcook Initiative is an elite competition where hotel schools are given the opportunity to showcase their students skills and talents. Raising the global profile of the hospitality industry, Reaching for Young Stars, a Showcook Initiative shines the spotlight on South Africa’s talent.

Michael Wilson wanted more from life, not only for himself but also to set an example for his nephew. Getting by on a minimum wage as a factory worker with an incomplete matric, Michael decided that he needed to complete a qualification that would provide him with a much-needed national certificate.

Self-starter, Nkgetheleng Bocheletsana is the proud owner of Prince Mosia 24/7 ECD. She started this venture in 2019 as a part-time job, while she was completing her 18 months of practical work experience as part of her National Certificate in

Lebohang Mahlo was previously featured in the December 2015 edition of the TVET Times for his exceptional academic results. We caught up with Lebohang once again when we were informed of his application to complete his Doctorate in Higher Education.

Jared Meyer is living the dream! As a registered Field Guide he is out in the bush every day with visitors sharing his knowledge about flora and fauna.

Hayley van Beulen always loved tinkering with cars with her uncles. But when her application to study mechanical engineering at the False Bay TVET College Westlake Campus was unsuccessful, she opted for spray painting instead.

A violent jolt, the sickening crunch of buckling metal and a whole lot of stress usually precede anyone meeting Robyn Nienhaus professionally. She’s a trailblazing spraypainter, one of a growing number of women making inroads in the male-dominated automotive repair industry.

False Bay TVET College offers vocational, occupational and skills training programmes that provide students with scarce and critical skills and practical experience in fields that present good prospects of employment. All College programmes are examined and certified nationally.

False Bay College has built a reputation for quality education through innovative work-integrated learning programmes which enable students to gain valuable work experience while they study. Their courses are designed to empower students with flexible qualifications that develop their employability skills and enhance their opportunities for further study.

Outdated teaching models and curriculums have been weighed under the complexities of knowledge acquisition in the digital age, which was catapulted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Western Cape Health Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, personally took the promotion of health and well-being of young people to False Bay TVET College, motivating students with her own life stories.

False Bay College aims to be the leading TVET College in the country. Their mission is to empower their students to become assets to society and have lifelong access to education. 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.

Lee-Andra Francis is juggling multiple careers and roles while taking her National Certificate Vocational Certificate in Tourism to the skies.

Susan Sontag said “I haven’t been everywhere, but it's on my list.”, and it is on Bernice Maharaj’s list too.

Changing the stereotype that IT is for nerds! Sioux (pronounced Sue) Williams is everything but a nerd. A high pace young lady, she enjoys playing golf and squash, scuba dives and even enjoys a little drag racing when the opportunity presents itself.

Prior to studying, Aqeelah Abrahams was temporarily employed with business and marketing service providers. This gave her the motivation to study towards a formal qualification in Business Management, which would expose her to all the fundamentals of business.

As part of its TVET month activities False Bay TVET College decided to award 12 community organisations with a Certificate of Appreciation. The awards were in recognition of the long standing partnership the College has with these
stakeholders and their sterling role in promoting technical and vocational education and training as a pathway to the
upliftment and self- development of the youth. The best thing about honouring our stakeholders with awards is that it is
aligned with the overall Marketing Communication Strategy. We also made sure that we create appreciation posts for
social media which forms part of PR and creates awareness of the fact that we value our stakeholders. This was a
simple way of saying to our stakeholders “We know you, we value you and we realise the impact you have in our

“A day lived without doing something good for others is a day not worth living.” - Mother Theresa.

The frisson of ideas and youthful energy was palpable at the Westlake Campus of False Bay TVET College in September when the Centre for Entrepreneurship Rapid Incubator (CfERI) hosted the Annual Poster and Pitch Competition for student entrepreneurs.

Fuad Martin discovered his passion for cooking at a young age, and was inspired to pursue a culinary career after watching celebrity chefs like Marco Pierre White and Gordon Ramsay effortlessly transform simple dishes into masterpieces with just a few tweaks.