A: 5 Reasons to choose a TVET colleges
- If you have a Grade 9 they give you the opportunity to get qualifications which lead to a job.
- Even if you have Matric but are more practical than academic you can quickly get a qualification.
- If you are practical, these are the industry fields:
- agriculture; arts and culture;
- business, commerce and management;
- education, training and development;
- engineering, manufacturing and technology;
- building construction.
- Many of the courses are tied to in-service experience in companies or government departments.
- There are over 50 public colleges throughout South Africa which are supported by NSFAS if you qualify for financial support. )There are also many private colleges but you will be required to pay the fees.)
Need 5 more reasons?
Read more here: https://careerplanet.co.za/about-tvet-colleges/
Interested in these specific specialisations?
- Carpenters and Joiners
- Fitters and Turners
- Mechanical Fitters
- Pipe fitters
- Automotive Mechanics
- Diesel Mechanics
Although all TVET colleges offer course in these qualifications, certain colleges specialise in these fields and have close relationships with employers to ensure relevance and apprenticeship opportunities.
See https://careerplanet.co.za/centres-of-specialisation-cos/ for these places.