North West TVET. Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges in the North West province play a crucial role in equipping students with the skills and knowledge required to succeed in the job market.
North West TVET: Technical and Vocational Education and Training Colleges
Here are some interesting statistics about North West TVET Colleges:
- There are four TVET colleges in the North West province: Orbit TVET College, Taletso TVET College, Vuselela TVET College, and Ramotshere Moiloa TVET College.
- The North West province has a total of 36,294 students enrolled in TVET colleges as of 2021.
- The province has a pass rate of 79.3% for the National Certificate Vocational (NCV) exams in 2020.
North West TVET College contact information
|College Name||Postal Address||Physical Address||Tel, Fax no. & Website / Email|
|Orbit FET College||Private Bag x 82096|
|Bosch c/n Fatima Bhayat|
|014 592 7014 (t)|
014 592 7013 (f)
|Ramotshere Moiloa TVET College||https://www.rmcolleges.co.za/|
|Taletso FET College||Private Bag x128|
Dr Albet Luthuli
Drive, Next to SABC
|018 384 2346 (t)|
018 381 7410 (f)
|Vuselela FET College||PO Box 10107|
|113 OR Tambo Street,|
|018 462 5821 (t)|
018 406 7810 (f)
North West TVET Priorities
The North West province has identified several priorities for TVET colleges to support the economic development of the province. These priorities are outlined in the North West Provincial Growth and Development Strategy (PGDS) 2019-2024.
Here are some of the key North West TVET priorities:
1. Aligning North West TVET courses with industry needs
The PGDS highlights the importance of aligning TVET courses with industry needs to ensure that graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge required in the job market. This includes establishing partnerships with industry players to identify skills gaps and developing courses that address these gaps.
2. Developing entrepreneurship skills at North West TVET
The PGDS emphasizes the need to develop entrepreneurship skills among TVET students to promote job creation and economic growth. This includes establishing entrepreneurship development programs and providing support to students who want to start their businesses.
3. Enhancing the quality of teaching and learning at North West TVET
The PGDS identifies the need to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in TVET colleges to ensure that students receive a quality education that prepares them for the job market. This includes providing ongoing professional development for lecturers, investing in modern infrastructure and equipment, and adopting innovative teaching and learning methods.
4. Improving access to North West TVET education
The PGDS highlights the importance of improving access to TVET education, particularly among previously disadvantaged communities. This includes providing bursaries and other financial support to students from low-income families, establishing outreach programs to promote TVET education in schools, and investing in distance learning and e-learning platforms.
To meet these priorities, the North West provincial government has committed to investing in the development of TVET colleges in the province. This includes providing funding for infrastructure development, investing in modern equipment and technology, and providing ongoing professional development for lecturers. The government has also established partnerships with industry players to identify skills gaps and develop courses that address these gaps. Additionally, the government has committed to providing financial support to students from low-income families to improve access to TVET education in the province.
North West TVET Education and Training in South Africa
Public TVET Colleges are subsidised by the state with approximately R8 billion per year. Each region has a DHET regional office that provides specialised professional support to the public TVET Colleges in provinces.
Did you know TVET Colleges also offer Learnerships? Well they do! So contact them and ask.
Post-School Education and Training include Universities and Private Higher Education Institutions, TVET Colleges and Private Colleges, newly established Community Education and Training (abbreviated CET) Colleges, Sector Education and Training Authorities, and regulatory bodies such as the South African Qualifications Authority and Quality Councils.
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (abbreviated TVET) comprises vocational, occupational and Artisan education and training as offered by TVET Colleges.
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Qualifications lead you to the providers that are accredited to deliver them.
- NQF. Level 1 and 2 for those with little or no high school and limited if any work experience.
- NQF Level 3 qualifications for those with some high school and little or no work experience.
- Exciting List of NQF Level 4 qualifications for Matriculants or experienced workers.
- NQF Level 5 for supervisors and managers
- NQF L6 for experts.
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Here are some sources and links related to North West TVET education in the province:
- North West Department of Education and Sports Development: https://www.nwdesd.gov.za/
- North West Provincial Growth and Development Strategy (PGDS) 2019-2024: https://www.nwpg.gov.za/PGDS.html
- South African Department of Higher Education and Training: https://www.dhet.gov.za/
- National Skills Authority: http://www.nationalskillsauthority.org.za/
These sources provide valuable information on TVET education in the North West province, including funding, infrastructure development, and partnerships with industry players. They also offer insights into the province’s priorities for TVET education and the steps being taken to improve the quality of teaching and learning in TVET colleges.