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Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges, previously FET Colleges, provide students with after-school education should they not go on to attend a traditional university. TVET colleges offer courses in a wide variety of fields, with a focus on giving students marketable and practical skills. This is of great importance as there are many professions that society depends on and yet very few people are studying them. TVET colleges offer a popular alternative to university studies for students who were not accepted to study a degree. The number of TVET colleges is increasing rapidly, providing students with marketable skills and the ability to do essential jobs as artisans.

Three thousand trainees contracted for the War on Leaks project have started training at Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges.

Entrepreneur Luvuyo Rani, owner of Silulo Ulutho Technologies in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, has been chosen as one of twelve 2016 Social Entrepreneurship winners by the Schwarb Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship.

It is the responsibility of all TVET colleges to actively advocate the Department of Higher Education and Training’s mission to develop capable, well-educated and skilled citizens who are able to compete in a sustainable, diversified and knowledge intensive international economy, which meets the development goals of our country.

Motheo TVET College improves the employability of the youth with the AAT qualification.

Young people have been urged to avoid university degrees that result in unemployment by Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana.

The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mr Mduduzi Manana, MP, motivated over 1200 high school learners and youth not in education or training (NEET) to consider career paths in artisanship.

The Department of Higher Education and Training says the planned 12 Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges will be used to try to absorb the millions of young people who are either uneducated, unskilled or unemployed.

Is vocational training the way forward for higher education? Find out what is hampering skills development in South Africa.

Government has begun process of establishing fifteen Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges across the country, says the Presidency.

Fasset’s TVET Work-based Experience project provides employers with a Eureka moment.

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