When Will TVET Colleges Open 2025/2026

When Will TVET Colleges Open 2025/2026

When Will TVET Colleges Open 2025/2026

Anyone wishing to apply to TVET College must do so now, as TVET Colleges has released their application dates for the 2024/2025 academic year. In South Africa, there are 52 certified public Tvet colleges. Tvet Colleges are now enrolling a large number of South Africans, indicating that they are still in their early stages of development. Below are all you need for your application.

Prospective students must visit the official website of the TVET College of their choice to stay updated on the application date. It is very important to know the application date of the institution you wish to study at before you apply.


When Will TVET Colleges Open 2025/2026

TVET colleges may have different application deadlines, depending on the school and semester a candidate is enrolled in. In most cases, applications are accepted between April 1 and November 30.

Prospective students must confirm the exact application date from the official website of the TVET College of their choice, as TVET Colleges may not consider late applications for the 2025/2026 academic year.

READ: TVET Colleges Results

TVET Colleges Admission Requirements 2025/2026

Admission requirements for TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) colleges vary by country, region, and institution. However, the general admission requirement for TVET Colleges is provided below:

National Certificate (Vocational)

  • Grade 9 + college requirements set per programme

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

READ: TVET Colleges Results 2024

How To Apply For TVET Colleges 2025/2026

The steps below outline how to apply for a TVET College for the 2025/2026 academic year;

  • Visit the official website of the TVET Collegen and download your application form.
  •  Fill out the application form completely with the required information and provide your E-mail, ID, and cell phone number verification. Your ID, e-mail, and cell phone are used to verify your identity.
  • Upload certified copies of supporting documents. Ensure that all supporting documents are attached. All applicants who are beginning a new qualification must submit the following certified documents:
  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)
  • Review and submit your application. You will receive a confirmation email containing all of the application information.

READ: Online TVET Colleges

Programs Offered At TVET Colleges 2025

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges offer a wide range of programs that are aimed at educating students with practical skills and information that will prepare them for specialised occupations in a variety of sectors. The programmes available may range from one institution to the next, as well as by nation or location. Below are the general courses offered at TVET College 2025;

  • Education and Development
  • Finance, Economics, and Accounting
  • Information Technology and Computer Practice
  • Mechatronics
  • Office Administration
  • Tourism
  • Civil Engineering and Building Construction
  • Electrical Infrastructure Construction
  • Engineering and Related Design
  • Safety In Society
  • National Skill Fund ( NSF Project )
  • Automotive Repair and Maintenance
  • Fitting
  • Motor Mechanic
  • Wholesale and Retail Operations
  • Water and water waste Treatment
  • Water Reticulation services
  • End-User computing
  • General Security Practice
  • Sports coaching
  • Accounting Technician
  • Fibre Processing and Manufacturing ( FP & M SETA)
  • Furniture Making
  • Health and Wealth (HWSETA)
  • Fitting and Turning
  • Electrical
  • Automotive
  • Education Training and Development Practices ( ETDP-SETA)
  • Early childhood Development
  • Wholesale and Retail SETA
  • Wholesale and Retail Operations

READ: List Of NATED Courses

Contact Details For TVET  Colleges

When Will TVET Colleges Open

Visit Us
123 Francis Baard Street, Pretoria, South Africa

Contact Details
0800 87 2222  |  callcentre@dhet.gov.za

We’re Open
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