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The United Nation Commission on the status of women made an astounding claim in 2014 that Sub-Saharan Africa needed 2,5 million engineers and technicians just to improve access to clean water and sanitiation.

Before COVID-19 reached our shores, many educators in the post-school education and training sector were not convinced of the need for online learning. After all, practical, hands-on experience has always formed the foundation of vocational training.

When Ntombetemba Ngobe got the opportunity to study at False Bay TVET College she grabbed it with both hands and shook out every opportunity to grow that the campus offered. With characteristic modesty, the former 2016 Student Representative Council President insists she got more out of the experience than she put in.

False Bay TVET College graduate Amanda Mbovane only fully realised the value of early childhood development (ECD) when she became a mother. Bringing up her three boys not only brought a mother’s joy but opened her mind to the importance of parental involvement in a child’s early learning, something she knew was lacking in many homes in her community of Philippi East and she decided to make a career of engaging with inquisitive young minds.

False Bay College offers a gateway to employment, entrepreneurship and higher education.

False Bay TVET College has five well-resourced campuses in the Cape Peninsula that collectively have an annual enrolment of around 11 000 students. While not the largest college, False Bay has consistently been recognised as one of the best TVET colleges in South Africa for over 15 years.

False Bay TVET College began participating in Peer2Peer programmes which are all based on the belief that encouraging regular dialogue in the physical and emotional safe space of peer groups will challenge and equip students to take responsibility for their health, well-being and development. 

With the addition of an online application system, students are now able to apply online to study with False Bay TVET College. Semester 2 classes start 14 July.

False Bay TVET College (FBC) hosted their first Virtual Open Day on the 4 November 2020. Known for their innovation and pioneering spirit, False Bay TVET College decided to use the Zoom Webinar platform to invite learners, youth, life orientation teachers, and parents to a Virtual Open Day.

Due to Covid-19 protocols, False Bay TVET College has announced that they have staggered the starting dates for the 2021 academic year. 

It was predicted that demand for passenger vehicles will shrink by approximately 14% in 2020. Despite the decline in the global market, VW McCarthy Parow opted to offer permanent employment for False Bay TVET College graduates Samantha Landelwa Matebe and Eunithia Tshemese.

False Bay TVET College, a future fit educational establishment situated in the Western Cape, embarked on a tender process for a world class Student Information System. While teaching continues through blended learning approach, applications for future intakes could not stop as the need for quality education remains in high demand. 

In 2019, the False Bay TVET College Muizenberg Campus, known for its exceptional Hospitality and Catering graduates were approached by the Afternoon Express Show to not only host the competition qualifying heats but to include a selection of N6 Hospitality students to partake in the SABC 3 Taste Master Competition. 

False Bay TVET College was intentional when putting measures in place to combat this high level of unemployment by creating an environment for job seekers to aspire to become job creators. The College is currently the only TVET in the Western Cape with a Centre for Entrepreneurship and Rapid Incubator (CfERI).

Siphokazi Zanazo, a student at Falsebay College studying Office Administration, has been elected chairperson of the Western Cape Provincial student structure and she says she is looking forward to serve. Her election came as a surprise, she says, but don't get it wrong, she definitely believes in herself.

Join us for a FREE online presentation and discussion. Get Future Ready with False Bay TVET College.
Save the date for 04 November 2020 from 12:00am-13:30pm.

False Bay TVET College is proud to announce the launch of its first virtual open day. Join us from the safety of your home, office, or classroom. The online gathering is open to all who have access to the internet. No social distance protocols to observe, there will be space for all to join. Participants will simply register their details to receive a link to watch the event unfold live. 



False Bay TVET College has recognized the need for transforming access to studying animation skills and in response has been running a fully funded 1-year certificate in 2D Animation. Digital animation is a career that is integral within the 4th Industrial Revolution where it is applied not only for entertainment but increasingly in bringing to life in many ways. 

By Cate Hunter, False Bay TVET College 2D Animation Lecturer.

False Bay College will be expanding and building a new Mitchell's Plain campus. The College to start the design planning phase for the campus which, in the long term, will be able to accommodate over 5000 students and will serve Mitchells Plain, Strandfontein and surrounding communities.

By Roshin Schmidt, False Bay TVET College Marketing Officer. False Bay TVET College is one of the first recipients of a state of the art video conferencing facility at their Westlake Campus Centre for Specialisation for Mechanical Fitting. 

False Bay College's success as a leading TVET college is founded on relentless devotion to quality learning and serving the needs of their students, industry partners and institutional stakeholders. As a progressive, innovative TVET provider, they are always open to new partnerships and collaboration in new industry initiatives.