APPLICATIONS FOR 2024 ARE OPEN

WESTCOL TVET COLLEGE open for 2024 late applications

By Thabo Monamodi · Jan 17, 2024

 

Western College known as westcol is one of the 50 TVET colleges is South Africa that form part of the Department of Higher Education and Training in terms of this act. CET Act. Westcol is based in the West Rand of the Gauteng province. Their vision is to be an innovative global partner in lifelong learning.

 

Westcol tvet college aims to 
provide relevant and accessible quality education, training and development opportunities through innovative teamwork that benefit customers, communities and country

 

 


WESTCOL TVET COLLEGE CAMPUSES
Carletonville Campus
Krugersdorp Campus
Krugersdorp West Campus
Randfontein Campus
Westonaria Campus

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Please read the minimum requirements before you apply.
  • Westcol reserves the right to discontinue a programme based on insufficient student numbers or to move it to another campus
  • You need an active e-mail account as we will be communicating with you through emails.
  • You must continuously check your email to ensure that you do not miss any communication

WESTCOL TVET COLLEGE STUDY PROGRAMMES

  • Nated Engineering Studies
  • Nated Business Studies
  • Nated Utility Studies
  • NCV Engineering Studies
  • NCV Business Studies
  • NCV Utility Studies
  • Apprenticeships
  • Learnerships
  • Pre Vocational Learning Programmes

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE AT WESTCOL TVET COLLEGE 

Please note that Westcol Tvet College uses the coltech system to apply. If you have applied in another college that also uses coltech system you have to use the same password and username. Username is your ID number. 

All new applicants must complete the Placement Screening Test before applying. Westcol college will not process your applications without the Placement Screening Test. This is NOT a pass or fail test.

GENERAL SA TVET COLLEGE INFORMATION 

GENERAL SA TVET COLLEGES ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

NATED COURSES
In order to apply for nated courses in tvet colleges you need to have passed your grade 12 or your intro N4 course. 

To enter N4 – Intro N4 and or Grade 12
To enter N5 – N4 Certificate
To enter N6 – N5 Certificate
To apply for a National N-Diploma – N6 Certificate plus 2 000 hours of practical experience in industry (to be logged in a prescribed logbook).

NCV COURSES 
inorder to apply for ncv courses in tvet colleges you need to have passed your 
Grade 9 for entry into Level 2
Passed ITEC Level 2 for entry into Level 3
Passed ITEC Level 3 for entry into Level 4
 

 

 

N1-N3 COURSES
In order to appy for N1-3 courses you need to meet the following requirements. 

N1: Minimum of Grade 11 and you must be registered as an apprentice with a company. 
N2: N1 or equivalent
N3: N2 or equivalent
 

SA TVET COLLEGES COURSE DURATION
 

NATED COURSES 

  • Each National (N) Level Certificate takes 6 months to complete
  • To complete all the National Certificates will take at least 1 year six months to 2 years.
  • Enrolment is in January and July
  • You will require 18 months industry experience to convert the Certificates to a N-Diploma.

After completion of the N4 – N6 Certificates students need to complete 18 months in industry/practical before qualifying for National N-Diploma through the department of Higher Education and Training. 

NCV COURSES

  • You will study 3 years full-time
  • Enrolment in January (Part-time - Available in some tvet colleges)

N1-N3 COURSES

  • Each level is one trimester (12 weeks)
  • Enrolment in January, May or September
  • Part-time options are available

APPLICATION FEE

No application fee is required when applying in tvet colleges. 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS 

  1. Your certified ID copy
  2. Your certified matric certificate or your grade 11 final report
  3. Your parent/next of kin certified ID copy
  4. Your proof of residence
  5. Your photo (some colleges)

TVET COLLEGES OPENING AND CLOSING DATES

Tvet colleges open through out the year at different times for second trimester, semester and the following year. It is important to keep visiting college websites to stay updated on their opening and closing dates as they vary. 

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