A TVET, Technical and Vocational Education and Training, college is an internationally recognised term that is given to educational institutions that involve the study of technologies and related sciences in the acquisition of practical skills, attitudes, understanding and knowledge relating to professional occupations.
TVET colleges were introduced to South Africa in 2012 and there are now 50 TVET colleges across South Africa. All of the previously existing FET (Further Education Training) colleges changed their names to TVET colleges under the management of the DHET (Department of Higher Education and Training).
The University is not only an option for furthering your education in South Africa. You can further your studies at The Department of Higher Education and Training views Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges as institutions of Choice. NSFAS funding will be available if you study at TVET Colleges.
Here is a list of all South Africa’s TVET colleges:
TVET Colleges in Eastern Cape
Buffalo City TVET College
Buffalo City TVET College is a vibrant multi-sited institution of further education and training.
Corner Lukin Road & King Street, Southernwood East London, 5201
Other Campus Location: East London: Lukin Road, Selborne, East London 5201. Tel.: 043 722 5453 / 043 704 9218 John Knox Bokwe: Mfaxa Street NU 1, Mdantsane 5219. Tel.:043 761 1792 St Marks:St Marks Road, Southernwood, East London 5201. Tel.:043 743 6554
Eastcape Midlands TVET College
Eastcape Midlands TVET College (EMC) in South Africa’s Nelson Mandela Bay is continuing to play a critical and meaningful role in skills development and the lives of its students in the Eastern Cape province.
Ikhala Public TVET College (Ikhala College) was formed on 1 April 2002 through the merging of a number of previous Technical Colleges. Their vision is to be an institution of the first choice in providing Technical and Vocational Education and Training for the realisation of workforce to support inclusive growth.
Ingwe Public TVET College is central to skills development requirements of the Eastern Cape and significantly contributes to the training of a skilled workforce. Ingwe FET College is a five campus-wide institution offering programmes in NCV, engineering, business studies and utility studies and is situated in the Eastern Cape.
As a true TVET institution, King Sabata Dalindyebo TVET College equips learners with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes, values and competencies that will allow them to access lifelong learning opportunities and ensure that they become economically productive members of society.
Lovedale also is known as Lovedale Missionary Institute. The institution strives to be a well capacitated, accessible credible and self-sustaining TVET College, with flexible and dynamic programmes which are responsive to the needs of the community, public and private sectors.
Other Campus Location: Alice: Victoria Street, Alice 5700. Tel: 087 238 2223, 040 653 1171/2 King: Amatola Row, King Williams Town 5600. Tel: 087 238 2223, 043 604 0705 Zwelitsha: Gert Goosen Drive, King Williams Town 5600. Tel: 087 238 2223, 040 654 1516/38
Port Elizabeth TVET College
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.
139 Russell Rd, Port Elizabeth Central, Port Elizabeth 6001
Other Campus Location: Dower: 17 Rensburg Street, West End, Port Elizabeth. Tel: 41 481 2171 Iqhayiya: Struanway, Struandale, Port Elizabeth. Tel: 41 401 3800 Russell Road: 139 Russell Road, Port Elizabeth 6001. Tel: 041 585 7771
TVET Colleges in Free State
Flavius Mareka TVET College
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 leadership and skills programmes are offered through-out the Free State province in smaller towns, such as Heilbron; Parys, Koppies and Villiers.
Other Campus Location: Welkom: CNR Petrus Bosch & Toronto Road, Jan Cilliers Park, Welkom 9459. Tel: 057 9101600 Tosa: 14107 Ndaki Road, Thabong, Welkom 9463. Tel: 057 9106700 Meloding Satellite: 749 Khotsong Street, Melonding, Virginia 9431.
Maluti TVET College
Maluti Technical Vocational Education and Training College was established on the 1st of September 2002. Maluti College is a Technical Vocational Education & Training Institution operating under the auspices of the Department of Higher Education and Training. The College is accredited by Umalusi and several Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs).
Corner St George & Aliwal Street, Motheo, Bloemfontein 9300
Other Campus Location: Hillside View Centre: Khomo Street Blomanda Bloemfontein 9781. Tel: 051 409 3300 Bloemfontein: St George Street, Bloemfontein 9300. Tel:051) 411 2000 Thaba Nchu Centre: Bulfontein 1 Thaba, Nchu 9780. Tel:051) 873 3655
TVET Colleges in Gauteng
Central Johannesburg TVET College
Central Johannesburg TVET College (CJC) was established on 11th September 2003. The College has eight campuses, i.e. Ellis Park, Parktown, Alexandra, Riverlea, Langlaagte, Crown Mines, Smit Street and Troyville. The eight campuses are spread within a radius of approximately 10km from the Central Office in Parktown. Its mission to lead our students to employment and entrepreneurship opportunities that contribute to economic development, through responsive education and training interventions.
Ekurhuleni East TVET College (EEC) is located in five towns of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM). These are: Springs, Kwa-Thema, Daveyton, Benoni and Brakpan. There are however six college sites that are spreading across the five towns. These sites comprises of five campuses offering mainly NCV and Report 191 programmes while the sixth one is a center of specialisation. The campuses offering NCV and Report 191 programmes to comprise of Benoni Campus, Brakpan Campus, Daveyton Campus, Kwa-Thema Campus as well as Springs Campus. One and the only center of Specialisation which was established in 2015 is called Artisan & Skills Development Centre which is situated in the industrial area of Springs town as well.
Ekurhuleni West TVET College is situated in the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality in Gauteng Province in South Africa. EWC operates within a broad band and diverse communities and comprises of the following six (6) campuses: Alberton, Boksburg, Germiston, Kathorus, (in Katlehong/ Vosloorus/ Thokoza), Kempton (in Kempton Park) and Tembisa.
Other Campus Location: Alberton: 25 Lake Arthur Street, Brackendowns 1448. Tel: 011 900 1201/2 Boksburg: 49 North Street Plantation Boksburg. Tel: 011 917 9984 Germiston: Driendek Street c/n Sol Road. Tel: 011 872 0830 Kathorus: 782 Paume Section Katlehong. Tel: 011 905 3562/ 3531 Kempton: Partridge Avenue c/n, Pretoria Road, Kempton Park. Tel: 011 972 4247 Tembisa: 9 Esiqongweni Section Tembisa. Tel: 011 925 1005/6
Sedibeng TVET College
Sedibeng TVET College is a public college under the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The college was formed in April 2002 as a result of the merger between Lekoa (now Sebokeng), Vereeniging and Vanderbijlpark Technical Colleges. The college has since established a satellite campus in Heidelberg in 2007.
Other Campus Location: Vereeniging:33 Voortrekker Street Vereeniging 1930. Tel:016 455 6500 Heidelberg: 1 Fraser Ave Heidelberg 1438. Tel: 016 342 9600 Sebokeng: 4 Samuel Street Sebokeng 1900. Tel: 016 930 2800
South West TVET College
South West Gauteng College is a public Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), formerly, FET college, operating under the auspices of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) in terms of the Continuing Education and Training Act, Act No.16 of 2006, as amended.
1822 A Molele Street C/O Koma Road And Molele Street Molapo, Soweto
Tshwane North TVET College
Tshwane North Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College (TNC), is situated in the Greater Tshwane Metropolis of Gauteng. It consists of a Corporate Office situated in the inner city of Pretoria and campuses, namely Mamelodi, Pretoria, Temba, Rosslyn, Soshanguve South and Soshanguve North. The Campuses are within a radius of 50 kilometers from the Central Office. Temba Campus being the furthest and Pretoria Campus a mere 5 km away. The College currently has about 385 lecturers and 163 support staff with a student population of between 15 000 and 24 000 per annum.
Cnr. Kgosi Mampuru (former Potgieter Street) & Pretorius Streets Pretoria South Africa
Other Campus Location: Mamelodi Campus: 19403 Serapeng Road Tel: (012) 401 1800 Pretoria Campus: 420 Helen Joseph Street (former Church Street), Pretoria Tel: (012) 401 1601 Rosslyn Campus: Ernest Oppenheimer Street, Rosslyn Tel: (012) 401 1750 Soshanguve North Campus: 1973 Phirima Road, Block G, Soshanguve Tel: (012) 401 1900 Soshanguve South Campus: College Road, Block L, SoshanguveTel: (012) 401 1999 Temba Campus: 3477 Jubilee Road, Temba Tel: (012) 401 1999
Tshwane South TVET College
Tshwane South TVET College (TSC) came about from the merger of three former technical colleges: Atteridgeville, Centurion and Pretoria West. It later gained a fourth campus in 2006 called the Odi Campus. It’s Head Office is located in Pretoria Central.
85 Francis Baard (Schoeman Str.) PO Box 151 PRETORIA 0001
Other Campus Location: Atteridgeville Campus: 5 Khoza Street, ATTERIDGEVILLETel:012 373-1200 Centurion Campus: TEK Base, College Avenue, LYTTELTON Tel:012 660-8500 Pretoria West Campus: 150 Industrial Street, PRETORIA WEST Tel:(012) 380-5000 Odi Campus: Molefe Makinta Highway, Opposite Morula Sun Casino, Stand No. 5218 Tel: (012) 725 – 1800
Western TVET College
Westcol Technical and Vocational Education and Training College is located in the Westrand in Guateng and consists of six campuses. Its mission is to provide relevant and accessible quality education, training and development opportunities through innovative teamwork that benefit our customers, communities and country.
Coastal KZN TVET College is a merger of the former Durban Technical College, Swinton Road Technical College and Umlazi Technical College. It is also includes the former Umbumbulu and Appelbosch Colleges of Education. Coastal TVET is the largest College in KwaZulu-Natal, and currently has a student body of approximately 15,000 and 800 members of staff. The College caters to adult learners, out of school youth and those unemployed and employed by the local industry.
50051 Mfundi Mngadi Dr, KwaMakhutha PO Box 1795, Amanzimtoti 4126
Other Campus Location: Appelsbosch Campus 1621 Appelsbosch Hospital Road, Ozwatini ● Private Bag x202, Ozwatini, 3242 Tel: +27 31 905 7000/1 As-salaam Satellite Campus Road D691 off Ixopo Main Road, Braemer ● PO Box 11811, Braemer, 4202 Tel: +27 31 003 3470 Durban Campus 1 Jameson Crescent, Umbilo ● Private Bag x01, Congella, 4013 Tel: +27 31 206 0616/7/8, Swinton Campus 20 Swinton Road, Mobeni ● PO Box 32050, Mobeni, 4065 Tel: +27 31 462 2333 UMbumbulu Campus 50051 Mfundi Mngadi Dr, KwaMakhutha ● PO Box 1795, Amanzimtoti, 4126 Tel: +27 31 905 7200 UMlazi-BB Campus BB1258 Nandi Road, Umlazi ● Private Bag x20003, Amanzimtoti, 4126 Tel: +27 31 909 3800/3811 UMlazi-V Campus 200 Prince Mcwayizeni Dr ● Private Bag x04, Isipingo, 4110 Tel: +27 31 907 2666 / 2672 Ubuhle Bogu Campus (kwaQiko) P77 Mkhunya Road, KwaQiko Tel: +27 31 905 7000/1 Tooling Centre of Excellence 1 Jameson Crescent, Umbilo ● Private Bag x01, Congella, 4013 Tel: +27 31 274 8441 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org CKZN Occupational Skills Training & Testing Centre G32 Buthelezi Road, Mpumalanga Township, Hammarsdale Tel: +27 31 771 1370, Email:email@example.com Enterprise Development Unit 20 Swinton Road, Mobeni Tel: +27 31 462 8772/6 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org The Training Academy 50051 Mfundi Mngadi Dr, KwaMakhutha Tel: +27 31 905 7063 Email:email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org
Elangeni TVET College
Elangeni TVET College is spread out across Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. It. is a Technical and Vocational Education and Training Institute that offers full-time, part-time and long-distance learning with a wide range of programmes across eight campuses. Elangeni TVET College. also offers bursaries for qualifying NCV and Nated students (using the DHET Financial Aid Scheme).
Esayidi Technical Vocational Education and Training College consist of six main campuses that offer a number of NCV and Nated programs. It was established in 2003 after the merging of the previous Port Shepstone and Enyenyezi Technical College and is now the main driver of skills development within the Esayidi (Port Shepstone), Hibiscus Coast and Ugu District Municipalities.
Other Campus Location: Port Shepstone Campus: Private Bag 814 Port Shepstone, 4240Tel: 039 685 5482/3 Enyenyezi Campus: Private Bag 814 Port Shepstone, 4240Tel: 039 685 5482/3 Gamalakhe Campus: Private Bag 814 Port Shepstone, 4240 Tel: 039 685 5482/3 Kokstad Campus: Private Bag 814 Port Shepstone, 4240 Tel: 039 685 5482/3 Umzimkulu Campus: Private Bag 814 Port Shepstone, 4240 Tel: 039 685 5482/3
Majuba TVET College
Located in the Amajuba and Umzinyathi Districts, Mujaba TVET College is one of the largest Technical and Vocational Education and Training service providers in South Africa. There are 8 campuses and it services major industries in the local area (including iron and steel manufacturing, mining, textile and clothing production, tyre production, cement chemical manufacturing, engineering and primary agriculture).
Other Campus Location: Centre for People Development (CPD): Dr. Nelson Mandela Drive, Section 2 MadadeniTel: 034 329 2004 Dundee Technology Centre (DTC): 93 Karellandman Street, (Next to Traffic Department) DundeeTel: 034 212 2815 IT and Business Campus (ITB): 4 Tommy Boydell Avenue, Barry Hertzog Park, Newcastle Tel: 034 318 1206 Majuba Technology Centre (MTC): 15 Tommy Boydell Ave, Barry Hertzog Park, Newcastle Tel: 034 318 3041 Newcastle Technology Centre (Newtech): FW Beyers Avenue, Barry Hertzog Park, Newcastle Tel: 034 318 3041 Newcastle Training Centre (NTC): C/O HJ van Eck Avenue and Allen Street Newcastle Occupational Programmes Unit (OPU): Dr. Nelson Mandela Drive, Section 2, Madadeni, 2951 Tel: 034 3141045 Open Learning Unit (OLU): Situated at CPD Campus. Dr. Nelson Mandela Drive, Section 2 Madaden Tel: 034 314 1044
Mnambithi TVET College
Mnambithi TVET college was formed in 2002 after the merger of Ladysmith Technical College, Ezakheni Technical College, Ezakheni Ex-college of Education and Ezakheni Skills Centre. It is located in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands in Ladysmith and Estcourt.
Mthashana College is located in the Northern region of KwaZulu-Natal and serves the three district councils: uMkhanyakude District Municipality, uMzinyathi District Municipality and Zululand District Municipality. It is a rural college that provides an important gateway to skills and employment for those in the area.
uMfolozi TVET College is one of 9 public Technical and Vocational Education & Training (TVET) Colleges in the province of KwaZulu-Natal and one of only 50 in the country. The College has 8 main campuses: Chief Albert Luthuli, Eshowe, Esikhawini, Mandeni and Richtek,Sundumbili/Isithebe, Bambanana and Nkandla. In addition, 6 skills centers namely, Jininindomnyama, Nseleni, Thubelihle, Alton, Maphumulo and the ZCBF Community Park.
Other Campus Location: Chief Albert Luthuli Campus: Cnr R102 and D270, Groutville, 4450Tel: 032 5596 555 Eshowe Campus: King Dinizulu Road, EshoweTel: 035 474 2304 Esikhawini Campus: Private Bag X5023, Richards Bay, 3900Tel: 035 796 5568/76 Mandeni Campus: End of Anderson Road, Mandeni Tel: 032 456 3626/8400 Richtek Campus: Cnr Via Richardia & Naboomnek, Arboretum, R/Bay Tel: +27 (35) 902 9500 Isithebe Campus: (near Mandeni) Tel: +27 (32) 459 2954 Sundumbili Campus: 1325 Nthuthuko Rd, Sundumbili,Tel: +27 (32) 454 1407 Bambanana Campus: Bambanana new campus in Bambanana area Tel: 060 503 9768 Nkandla Campus: Maree Road, Lot 5000, Nkandla (next to Nkandla High School) Tel: 087 897 5027
Umgungundlovu TVET College
Umgungundlovu TVET College is a Public TVET College providing NQF level 4 and 5 training. Their mission is to become provider of affordable, relevant and sustainable Education and Training to meet the skills needs of our country.
1 Claude Wheatley Street Private bag X4017 Tzaneen 0850
Other Campus Location: Tzaneen Campus: 1 Claude Wheatley Street, PO Box 192, Tzaneen, 0850 Tel: (015) 3074438 Maake Campus: 23 km from Tzaneen on Ladenburg Road next to Maake Plaza in Tickyline Tel: (015) 3553429 Giyani Campus: Section C Industrial main road opposite Traffic Department in Giyani Tel: (015) 8123221 Modjadji Campus: Private Bag X4017, Tzaneen, 0850 Tel: (015) 307 5440/3955
Mopani South East TVET College
Mopani South East TVET College was established in 2003 when the three colleges – Sir Val Duncan Technical, Phalaborwa Technical and Mapulaneng Technical – came together. The college offers a number of programmes in Business. and Engineering Studies.
Cnr Combretum & Haarlem Street Private Bag X01024 PHALABORWA
Other Campus Location: Most Hotel School: 16 Sealene Street Private Bag X01038 PHALABORWA 1390 Tel: 015 781 1377/8 Phalaborwa Campus: Cnr Combretum & Haarlem Street Private Bag X01038 PHALABORWA 1390 Tel: 015 781 1377/8 Sir Val Duncan Campus: Cnr Calvin Ngobeni & Tambo Private Bag X11001 NAMAKGALAE 1391 Tel: 015 781 1513/14
Sekhukhune TVET College
Sekhukhune TVET College is situated in the South Eastern part of Limpopo Province and services mainly rural areas of the Greater Sekhukhune District Municipality which incorporate Five Local municipalities, namely, Elias Motsoaledi, Greater Marble-Hall, Greater Tubatse, Fetakgomo and Makhuduthamaga local municipality.
Waterberg TVET College is a public further education and training institution that has been established according to the FET Act no 98 of 1998. The College is deemed accredited by UMALUSI, the quality assurance body responsible for general and further education and training institution, with regards to quality assurance of programmes.
Other Campus Location: Lebowakgomo Campus: Lebowakgomo Zone, P Next to SJ van der Merwe THS. Tel: 015 633 6770 Mahwelereng Campus: Technical Street, Zone 1, Mahwelereng 0600. Tel: 015 483 2441 Mokopane Campus: Rufus Seakamela Street, Old Mokopane College of Education. Tel: 015 483 0090
TVET Colleges in Mpumalanga
Ehlanzeni TVET College
Ehlanzeni TVET College was founded from the result of seven merged campuses. These campuses include the former Nelspruit, Mlumati, and Kanyamazane Technical Colleges. The former Waterval Boven Environmental Centre and Mthimba Foundation for Education with Production (FEP) were also merged into the Ehlanzeni FET Institution.
Combination of six campuses in the towns of Ermelo, Evander, Standerton, Dundonald, Perdekop and Balfour. The college offers educations and training in SAQA affiliated courses and allows student to obtain senior certificates and engineering certificates as well as providing corporate training for specific needs.
Nortner Cape Urban TVET College was formed partly from the amalgamation of 3 technical colleges in Kimberley; Moremogolo Technical College, R C Elliott Technical College and Northern Cape Technical College.
Taletso TVET College is the result of a merger between Lehurutshe College of Education, Mafikeng College and Lichtenburg College. The three campuses are situated in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality of the North West Province.
College of Cape Town is located in the central area of the Peninsula and provides training for the greater Cape Town area. The college also accepts students from all other regions of South Africa, Namibia and other African countries as well as countries abroad. The college consists of seven campuses and the central office is located in Salt River, Cape Town.