As per Division of Higher Instruction and Planning directives, Tvet colleges will be tolerating your applications as of the Two Trimesters/Semester. Application dates will be posted on their official stages and locations shortly. Also, any late applications for the current trimester/semester, as well as requests for capability adjustments, will be rejected by the colleges.
TVET colleges normally have two semesters each year, one at the start of the year and one in the middle of the year. Online applications add flexibility to the procedure, allowing students to apply for the second semester without having to wait until the next academic year. 2024 second-semester applications are officially open and applicants are advised to submit their applications online to be considered for admission. This implies that students who missed the first semester can quickly join in the second semester and continue their educational journey.

TVET Colleges Online Application Date For Second Semester 2025

TVET college’s application dates vary from college to college, as the colleges have different application dates, Generally, TVET college opens their application portal for the second semester from the beginning of June through to the end of July. Prospective students interested in applying for the second-semester intake must stay updated with the application date of the college they want to study.

Applicants must note that the application must be submitted before the closing date. Applications received after the closing date may not be considered for late applications.

TVET Colleges Admission Requirements 2025

The admission requirements of TVET colleges vary from college to college. 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

How To Apply TVET Colleges Online Application For Second Semester 2025

Generally, applications to TVET colleges are done online on the official website of the colleges. The general online application procedure is outlined below:

  • Visit the official website of the TVET college of your choice
  • Download and complete the online application form with the correct information
  • Select your preferred course
  • Make payment of the application fee(if applicable)
  • Upload certified copies of supporting documents
  • Review your application to ensure that all information provided is correct.
  • Submit your application for evaluation.
  • A confirmation text or email will be sent to you.

TVET Colleges Online Application For Second Semester Programs

  • National Certificate (Vocational): NC(V) programs are administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training, with quality assurance provided by Umalusi.
    Students get a broad variety of knowledge and practical skills in certain industry domains as a result of the programs’ integration of theory and practice.
  • NATED / Report 191: Under the authority of the Department of Higher Education and Training, NATED / Report 191 programs are provided and quality assured by Umalusi.
    The programs last 18 months and include 18 months of academic study at colleges and 18 months of relevant practical experience in the workplace.
    N1 – N6 are engineering studies, while N4 – N6 are business and utility studies.
  • National Higher Certificate: These are Higher Education programmes offered at colleges in partnership with Higher Education Institutions.
  • Learnership: These programmes are based on a cluster of NQF registered unit standards and are offered under the auspices of SETAs and quality assured by SETA ETQAs. Skills programmes can build up to a full qualification.
  • NQF Full Time: National Qualifications Framework (NQF) registered qualifications offered to full-time private students under the auspices of SETAs and quality assured by SETA ETQAs
  • Non-Formal: Enrichment programs that culminate in a certificate of attendance or company-based training in response to a specific demand.
  • ABET Or AET: Adult (basic) education and training programmes.

TVET Colleges Online Application For Second Semester

Below are TVET colleges available; for second-semester Application 2025;

Contact Details For TVET  CollegesRegister At TVET Colleges

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123 Francis Baard Street, Pretoria, South Africa

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Monday: 08h00 – 16h00
Tuesday: 08h00 – 16h00
Wednesday: 08h00 – 16h00
Thursday: 08h00 – 16h00
Friday: 08h00 – 13h00
Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

For more information visit the TVET Colleges official website