Study at a TVET in 2024. Use CACH, the online application system for Grade 12 students and other citizens seeking admission to Post-School education and training for the first time.
The DHET CACH Service for Late Applications
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The (CACH) service for 2023 closed on 31 March 2023.
The service will resume for 2024 intake in January 2024.
The Department of Higher Education and Training assists learners to make informed career and study choices. The DHET Khetha platform is a career development service providing free access to career information, advice and guidance through telephone, SMS, social media, face-to-face and outreaches to schools among others.
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Use these contacts and follow the instructions if you’re searching for a chance to study at a TVET College.
Call 0860 999 0123 for advice or send an SMS or “Please Call Me” to 072 204 5056
How the Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) Helps Applications
The Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) service, is a Government online application system designed for Grade 12 students and other citizens who are seeking admission into post-school education and training for the first time.
CACH shares applicants’ National Senior Certificate results with public and private further and higher education institutions across the country. Information is shared across TVET colleges, universities, Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs), and registered private higher institutions.
Institutions with open study places, technical training opportunities, or apprenticeship slots then make them available to the most suitable applicants on the CACH database.
Students who have been declined a place at universities should approach CACH to find a study space. CACH also provides information for school leavers and other prospective students who may not have completed their schooling, to career information, advice and development services.
The Department advice for young people with the National Senior Certificate qualifications still seeking opportunities:
- use CACH online or
- call the toll-free number on 0800 356 635.
- Send an SMS with a name and ID to 49200
- Go to CACH on Facebook
The CACH service is FREE and aims to match applicants’ National Senior Certificate exam results (which are received directly from the Department of Basic Education) and study preferences with places that need to be filled. This service guarantees that applicant data will be made available to all possible institutions in the PSET system.
However, CACH cannot guarantee that you will be offered a place.
CACH opens in January each year and closes around February or March of the same year.
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