Higher Education to open three new TVET campuses

12 January 2017 - 11:54 By Nomahlubi Jordaan

In its bid to increase access to and “success” in technical and vocational education and training (TVET)‚ the Department of Higher Education will this year open three new TVET campuses.

Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande
Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande
Image: Sunday Times

“We aim to produce employable young people with high-quality occupational and vocational education and training skills‚” Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said at a media briefing in Pretoria on Thursday.

The three colleges are Thabazimbi Campus at the Waterberg TVET college in Limpopo‚ Bambanani Campus at uMfolozi TVET college and Nkandla A campus at uMfolozi college‚ both in KwaZulu-Natal.

“All in all‚ those who have completed Grade 12 with a minimum of a higher certificate achievement can consider studying further at one of the 50 public TVET colleges‚” Nzimande said.

Those who are interested in becoming artisans are required to have passed mathematics.

- TMG Digital