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TVET is an abbreviation for Technical and Vocational Education and Training.  Courses vary from a few months to three years and students generally receive a certificate at the end of a three-year course. The focus is on educating and training students to work in technical or vocational fields, providing practical experience to enter the workforce as quickly and as well-equipped as possible. Students who have completed their studies in some programmes may be able to continue their studies at a University of Technology example: engineering.

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In January 2018, Career Planet partnered with Bright Eyes Publishing to bring you a fantastic magazine-style publication: The Complete South African Careers Guide. The book is currently on-shelf in over 2000 major retailers including CNA, Checkers and Checkers Hyper,  Shoprite, Spar, OK, Game, PNA and other independent stores.

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Female Boilermaker, Lee Ann Andrews was Northlink College’s first, qualified, female boilermaker. “I am a woman before I’m a Boilermaker. I am a woman before all things. I’m not a hero, but I want to be a she-ro!” Lee Ann grew up in Mitchell’s Plain in a gangster-infested community surrounded by drugs, poverty and teenage pregnancy. She is one of six children to separated parents who were poor but never let the children go to bed without food. Her childhood motivated her to rise above her circumstances, and, from as early as 15 she developed a fascination for steel and its…

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Choosing your set of subjects in Grade 9 is probably one of the most important and exciting decisions you’ll make to shape your future. You will need to pass 7 subjects to qualify for  the National Senior Certificate: (NSC) 4 compulsory subjects 3 subjects chosen from a list of 29 subjects approved by the Department of Education The 4 compulsory subjects are: First Language Second Language Mathematics or Maths Literacy Life Orientation University entrance: If you want to go to University after you finished school, you will need to achieve an NSC with an achievement rating of 4 or better in…

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