How To Apply To TVET Colleges 2025/2026

How To Apply To TVET Colleges 2025/2026

How To Apply To TVET Colleges 2025/2026

Do you wish to join a TVET college in the 2025/2026 academic year intake? You can apply online by visiting any of your interested TVET College Online Application portal through the link as stated below. Applicants can also visit the school to book an online application session.Technical and Vocational Education and Training (abbreviated TVET) comprises vocational, occupational and Artisan education and training as offered by TVET Colleges. This band of education and training is also referred to as ‘post-school’, meaning that it refers to education and training that takes place after leaving school, even if only with a Grade 9 completed.

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TVET Colleges Application Opening Date

In South Africa, the online application period for Tvet colleges normally begins on April 1st and ends on November 30th.

Meanwhile, Tvet Colleges application deadlines may differ based on the institution to which you apply, the subject to which you apply, and the semester in which you enrol. Visit the official website of the college you want to attend for further information.
TVET  Colleges Application Requirement 2025/2026
Admission requirements for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges vary based on the school and programme you choose to pursue. However, the general admission requirements are provided below;National Certificate (Vocational)

  • Grade 9 + college requirements set per program

NATED / Report 191

  • Grade 9 for N1 admission
  • Grade 12 for N4 admission

National Higher Certificate

  • Grade 12 + requirements set by HE institution and college


  • Specific to program

NQF Full Time

  • Specific to program

Non Formal

  • Specific to program


  • Specific to program

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How To Apply For TVET Colleges 2025/2026

Below is the step-by-step guide to applying online to a TVET College. Kindly follow the procedure outlined below:

  • Visit the official website of the TVET College of your choice
  • Download the online application form for the application portal
  • Identify the program/course you wish to study
  • Complete the online application form with the required information.
  • Make payment of the application fee( if applicable)
  • Upload certified copies of supporting documents. The following documents must be uploaded during the application:
  1. Birth Certificate/Identity Document (Proof of application for new ID/Passport)
  2. Certificates/Qualifications
  3. Recent Academic results
  4. Municipal billing document/other account statements (not older than 3 months)
  5. A valid study permit (Foreign national students)
  6. The South African Qualification Authority’s (SAQA) Evaluation Certificate (foreign qualifications).
  • Fill the provided space with the correct information
  • Review and submit your application for evaluation

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Programs Or Courses Offered At TVET Colleges

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges offer a variety of programmes and courses aimed to teach practical skills and knowledge for a variety of sectors. In comparison to standard academic programmes, these programmes are often more hands-on and job-oriented.

The precise programmes and courses available may differ depending on the nation and institution. Below is a detailed list of programs offered at TVET Colleges;

Engineering and Technology:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Computer Systems Engineering

Business and Management:

  • Business Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship

Information Technology:

  • Information Technology (IT) Management
  • Computer Programming
  • Network Engineering
  • Web Development

Health and Wellness:

  • Nursing
  •  Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Community Health Work

Hospitality and Tourism:

  • Hospitality Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Food and Beverage Management

Art and Design:

  • Graphic Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Interior Design

Agriculture and Natural Sciences:

  • Agriculture Management
  •  Horticulture
  • Animal Health

Crafts and Trades:

  •  Plumbing
  • Welding
  • Carpentry

Applied Arts and Media:

  • Film and Television Production
  • Sound Engineering
  • Journalism

Social Services:

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Social Work

Language and Communication:

  • Language Studies
  • Communication Sciences

Transport and Logistics:

  • Logistics Management
  • Transport Operations

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