About the College
Northern Cape Urban TVET College is 1 of the 50 TVET Colleges in the country and 1 of the only 2 in the Northern Cape Province, mainly serving the Frances Baard and John Taole Gaetsewe districts in the province.
• Through its Skills and Innovation Centre, the College offers a variety of Occupational programmes like Learnerships, Accredited Skills and apprenticeship Programmes.
• Geographically the three Campuses and Skills and Innovation Centre are within 10 km of each other and between 10km to 1.5 km away from the Central Office respectively. The Moremogolo and Phatsimang Campuses are situated in the township whilst City Campus is located in the CBD.
• In line with the College vision and mission, the programme qualification mix is responsive to industry demands, that will seek to address the economic needs of the area.
Centre of Specialization
The first group of apprentices (CoS) underwent their trade testing, to qualify as ‘Red Seal’ apprentices.
• Moremogolo Campus – Centre of Specialization for Carpentry and Joinery
• Moremogolo Campus – Centre of Specialization for Bricklaying
• Moremogolo Campus – Currently applying for plumbing
• City Campus – Centre of Specialization for Hairdressing
Trade Test Center
• Moremogolo Campus – Centre of Specialization for Carpentry and Joinery is also a Trade Test Centre for the trade.
The College is continually building local partnerships with various institutions, amongst other:
- Government departments
- University of the Free State
- Central University of Technology
- ETDP Seta
- Bank SETA (AATI) for Financial Management Specialization
- Local Business and Industry, and
- Many others
On national and international levels, the institution has implemented partnership agreements with Goldfields TVET College, Dudley College and Activate Learning College in England. The Colleges share common objectives in the development of Renewable Energy Plants in our communities, promoting an entrepreneurial culture, leadership development and promotion of literacy and numeracy competencies. The international partnerships were created to share best practices and models that work in the United Kingdom and in South Africa. It is further important to note that the Northern Cape Urban TVET College was awarded a Foundational Learning project to improve numeracy and literacy skills of students.