This college is a merger of the former Durban Technical College, Swinton Road Technical College and Umlazi Technical College. It includes former Umbumbulu and Appelsbosch Colleges of Education. It is the largest College in KwaZulu-Natal, currently averaging about 15 000 full time equivalents and about 800 staff members.
Coastal KZN TVET College catchment area is from Ozwathini to South of Durban and continues for a strip of about 80km towards the South Coast. It includes Maphumulo, Stanger, Ndwedwe, the Bluff area, Chatsworth, Lamontville, Umlazi, KwaMakhutha, Isipingo, Amanzimtoti, Illovo right down to Scottburgh, but due to the residence facilities we have students from all over the country.
The Central Administration Office of the College is at KwaMakhutha, which is a semi-rural setting.
This College is well known for catering for adult learners, unemployed and employed by local industry, out of school youth, project linked trainees ranging from learners with a low academic background to those who have had opportunities to enhance their educational level.
The college is positioning itself to be able to take leadership in addressing socio-economic needs of the broader community, through innovation and delivery of responsive programmes.
Situated in Newcastle, in the northern part of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Majuba College is an integral component in the regional strategy for economic development, poverty alleviation, employment creation, skills development and empowerment. Comprising of 5 separate campuses that offer a comprehensive range of knowledge and skills programs, Majuba College is focused upon making a positive impact on the community, social development and the environment, as well as contributing
Majuba College is the Key driver of skills development in the Amajuba, Umzinyathi and Tugela District Municipalities.
These areas comprise eight major towns and numerous townships, both rural with a population of approximately 3.5 million people. The major industries in these areas are in the sectors of iron- and steel manufacturing, mining (mainly coal), textile and clothing production, cement chemical manufacturing, tyre production, engineering workshops and primary agriculture. Newcastle and its environs have been identified as a major growth area in the KZN Provincial Growth and Development Strategy, which provides a strategic framework for the next ten years that is based on partnerships among all sectors of society. Additionally, they will drive the economic activity needed for long term sustainable realizing the shared socio-economic objectives of local provincial and national government. Majuba FET College is committed to training using cutting edge technology.
Flavius Mareka TVET College has three campuses. The Sasolburg campus has two sites specializing in Engineering Studies and Business Studies courses respectively. The other two campuses- Kroonstad campus and Mphohadi campus- are located in the Kroonstad area.
Apart from offering full-time and part-time formal programmes at its three campuses, Flavius Mareka TVET College is also proud of the fact that it takes education and training to communities. A number of learnership and skills programmes are offered through-out the Free State province in smaller towns, such as Heilbron; Parys, Koppies and Villiers.
GDC is a private higher education institution that specialises in design education promoting:
Innovation and critical thinking in the design process
Sustainable design and design for social development
An optimal environment for teaching and learning
The use and production of research
Esayidi TVET College is the Key driver of skills development in Esayidi (Port Shepstone), Hibiscus Coast and Ugu District Municipalities.
These areas comprise of three major towns and numerous townships, both rural with a population of approximately 2 million people. The major industries in these areas are in the sectors of iron- and steel manufacturing, textile and clothing production, cement chemical manufacturing, tyre production, engineering workshops and primary agriculture. Port Shepstone and its environs have been identified as a major growth area in the KZN Provincial Growth and Development Strategy, which provides a strategic framework for the next ten years that is based on partnerships among all sectors of society. Additionally, they will drive the economic activity needed for long term sustainable growth.
Established in 1996 in Cape Town, CityVarsity rapidly cemented itself as the go-to media and creative arts school in South Africa. In 2007 the demand for quality private tertiary media education led to us opening our Johannesburg campus.
Our students’ lifestyles are enriched by the proximity of our campuses to media and creative industries. The increasing number of international students bears testimony to the positive reputation we continue to spread at a global level. With a strong emphasis on practical work across all media disciplines, our graduates walk out of our doors with a portfolio of relevant work. This constant hands-on approach provides our graduates with a distinct advantage in the career market.
Over the years, CityVarsity’s dominance at national awards ceremonies has demonstrated the distinctive edge that our students possess. The academic staff is encouraged to freelance within their disciplines. This highly successful strategy results in a perpetual awareness of the trends, needs and challenges within each sector of the industry. Annual industry indabas ensure a guidance system for syllabus structure, content and direction. These are just two ways in which our students are constantly in touch with the pulse of their chosen profession. Our students’ interaction with peers from other departments produces vital networking skills and opportunities which have led to many of them forming successful independent production companies after their studies.
CityVarsity is a fully accredited Higher Education institution, offering certificates, diplomas advanced diplomas and degrees. All our curricula are registered with SAQA while the qualifications are accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE). In addition to this, CityVarsity is registered with the Department of Education (DOE) for the qualifications shown on Certificate no. 2001/HE07/004. Welcome to our world!
Damelin is committed to academic excellence, and is an award-winning brand that has been in existence for over 70 years.
With 17 state of the art campuses ideally positioned in every major hub countrywide, including three in KwaZulu-Natal, nine in Gauteng, two in the Eastern Cape, two in the Western Cape and one in the Free State, the brand has earned its title of market leader for academic innovation in the minds of students and corporate businesses. Damelin specialises in a wide range of innovative and relevant higher and private college (FET institution) qualifications (degrees, diplomas, higher certificates, certificates and short and skills programmes).
Our approach to quality combines the concept of team commitment and a strong focus on each student. It is our goal to provide an educational experience of the highest calibre. In order to enhance our students’ experience, our campuses and sites are ideally positioned for accessibility and convenience. Our face-to-face students study in air-conditioned classrooms, have access to a fully equipped libraries, designated student recreational areas and ample parking. The campuses also feature fully equipped computer labs with internet.
Our staff, our community and our students remain our top priority. It is with this mission that we continue to pioneer a premier brand of distinction.
With its prime seafront location, the Granger Bay Campus is home to the renowned Cape Town Hotel School, the oldest in the city, as well as to the Maritime Engineering Department and the cutting-edge Survival Centre. The main attraction of the campus is the stylish Hotel School Restaurant, which features uninterrupted sea views, a Show Kitchen and sophisticated Alumni Cocktail Bar and Coffee Lounge
Port Elizabeth TVET College is an institution for tomorrow with a rich illustrious past. We focus on developing people today to enable them to face the challenges of tomorrow by equipping them with relevant practical skills to enable them to attain their dreams and aspirations. This underpins our vision of being the preferred provider of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Programmes, which complement the human resource and skills development needs of a competitive, developing nation.
Our three main campuses: Russell Road Campus, Dower Campus and Iqhayiya Campus are reflected in our logo which signifies unity and strength in order to empower students with quality, market-related skills in order to contribute to the sociology-economic development of the country.
Our core values are expressed on a day-by-day basis by
Respecting the rights and dignity of each individual
Personal integrity and ethical behaviour
Cultural diversity, tolerance and equality
Professionalism and excellence
Quality service provisioning
Accountability between all stakeholders
Open communication, transparency and shared decision making at all levels
Innovative and constructive change in line with the human resource development strategy and skills development strategy of the country
Why PE College
Quite simply, Port Elizabeth College performs with excellence as a priority. Our approach to education is largely driven by the will to exceed expectations. Complacency has not followed our accolades and achievements; instead we always strive to improve our performance. Port Elizabeth College caters for driven individuals with the knowledge that education is the fundamental entity of our prospering nation. We cater for individuals who want to get ahead, our slogan “Get Ahead, Get an Education” translates our stance.
Why consider TVET
The TVET sector is one that offers endless opportunities for the student, the chosen industry and the community at large. The main responsibility of the TVET sector is to equip skilled individuals to meet the requirements for sustainable economic growth and development. Competent students receive the National Certificate (Vocational) NC(V) qualification after the all three levels, namely, Level 2, 3, and 4 on the National Qualification Framework (NQF).
In order to give the youth access to our TVET College, the government has made funds available in the form of bursaries to qualifying students that are in need of financial assistance and are able to demonstrate potential for academic success. The Department of Education TVET College bursary scheme assists students or intending to enrol at TVET Colleges for National Certificate Vocational (NCV) programmes, but who are unable to fund their studies. Students may apply based on the Means test administered by the college. The college manages the bursary award process.
You are eligible to apply for a bursary for if you are
A South African citizen
Enrolled or intending to enrol for the NC(V)
In need of financial assistance
Able to demonstrate potential for academic achievement
A year end school report grade 9, 10, 11 and 12