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College of Cape Town A Welding Academy has been launched in Thornton. The mandate The College of Cape Town is a public Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College which falls under the auspices of the Department of Higher Education and Training. The College mandate is to provide inclusive quality Vocational Education and Training responsive to the labour market. The College of Cape Town endeavours to achieve the following national strategic priorities: • Growth and expansion of relevant and priority programme opportunities for the youth • Growth and expansion of artisan development opportunities • Improvement of academic quality and success, ie improving certification, throughput and retention rates of its ministerial and occupational programmes • Establishing relevant and viable partnerships and linkages with industry, Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) and/or other professional bodies and/or institutions of higher education • Improving support system efficiency • Sound institutional governance, management and leadership • Inculcating a culture of monitoring and evaluation of College performance • Improving information management and data reporting systems and processes.

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he College of Cape Town for TVET has eight campuses that serve students mostly from the central metropolitan area of the City of Cape Town. All campuses, including the Central Office, are based in the Central Metropole region of Cape Town and are located within an approximately 20km radius. The College has 13 802 enrolled students with just over 8 000 doing NATED Report 191 with the other largest enrolments being National Certificate Vocational (2 834) and Occupational Qualifications (2 301). More than 1 000 students are doing short skills programmes. Programmes vary in duration from three months to three years. Courses are delivered as Learnerships, Internships, Short Skills Courses and Apprenticeships. WESTERN CAPE BUSINESS 2020

Diverse programmes Offerings include ministerial programmes, occupational programmes and short courses. City Campus: Art and Design, Business Studies, Hospitality, and Travel and Tourism Wynberg Campus: Beauty Therapy and Haircare Thornton Campus: Building and Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Occupational Gugulethu Campus: Business Studies and Electrical Engineering Crawford Campus: Education and Training, and Information and Communication Technology

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Western Cape Business 2020  

A unique guide to business, investment and tourism in the Western Cape. The 2020 edition of Western Cape Business is the 13th issue of this...

Western Cape Business 2020  

A unique guide to business, investment and tourism in the Western Cape. The 2020 edition of Western Cape Business is the 13th issue of this...

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