How To Apply For TVET Colleges 2025-2026

How To Apply For TVET Colleges 2025-2026

How To Apply For TVET Colleges 2025-2026

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is an abbreviation for Technical and Vocational Education and Training.

Technical and Vocational Education and Training courses are vocational or occupational, implying that the student is pursuing education and training to pursue a certain set of jobs, employment, or entrepreneurial prospects. Under certain circumstances, some students may be qualified for admission to TVET Colleges to continue their studies at a higher level in the same field of study as they wish to study.

This page will expand on many of the concerns mentioned here and in the TVET Overview, with contact information provided where necessary.

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TVET Colleges Application Opening Date 2025-2026

TVET Colleges application date may vary depending on the TVET College and program of your choice. The application portal of TVET College opens annually to accept applications from all interested individuals who desire to study at TVET College.

The online application portal for admission into the 2025-2026 academic year opens; on April 1, through to November 3o. Therefore all prospective students must apply within this date to be considered to study at any of the prestigious TVET Colleges.

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Admissions Requirements To TVET Colleges 2025-2026Academic requirements differ based on the degree of education you want to pursue in South Africa. However, the general admission requirements of TVET Colleges are provided below

  • Bachelor Degree

A National Senior Certificate is required for admission to the Bachelor’s degree program (NSC). The Matriculation Board on behalf of HESA issues a certificate of exemption from the matriculation endorsement requirement, or a university of technology issues a conditional admission certificate.

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration

A Bachelor’s degree or honours degree in the relevant discipline, as well as outstanding academic achievements, are the minimum entry requirements for the Master’s degree.

  • Doctorate Degree

A Master’s degree or an equivalent degree from a professional institution is the minimum entry criterion for the Doctorate Degree.

Documents Required To Apply for ASt TVET Colleges 2025-2026

Prospective students applying to study at TVET Colleges must upload supporting documents during the application process. The following documents are required of all applicants:

  • Birth Certificate/Identity Document (Proof of application for new ID/Passport)
  • Certificates/Qualifications
  • Recent Academic results
  • Municipal billing document/other account statements (not older than 3 months)
  • A valid study permit (Foreign national students)
  • The South African Qualification Authority’s (SAQA) Evaluation Certificate (foreign qualifications).

NB: All supporting documents must be certified copies of original copies and not older than 3 months.

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How To Apply For TVET Colleges 2025-2026
Applying to TVET College is simple and convenient. To apply at TVET College, it must be done online on the official website of the college. Follow the steps below to apply online for a tvet college for the 2025-2026 academic year;

  • Visit the official website of the TVET College of your choice
  • Download the online application form.
  • Complete the online application form with the required and correct information.
  • Upload certified copies of supporting documents
  • Make a payment of the application fee(if applicable)
  • Review and submit your application. You will receive a confirmation email containing all of the application information.

NB: During the application process, please make sure you include a valid and working e-mail address as well as one telephone number. Your ID, e-mail, and cell phone are used to verify your identity.

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Contact Details

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123 Francis Baard Street, Pretoria, South AfricaContact Details
0800 87 2222  |  callcentre@dhet.gov.zaFor more information visit the TVET Colleges official website