Upington, Kathu, Kuruman, Namaqualand, De Aar


NCR TVET College





Easy Steps


Gather these Documents

Your South African ID and
Latest Academic Results
IDs of parents and/or guardian
(or death certificate where applicable)
IDs of each person living with you in your home
Pay advice/letter of employment/pension advice
(not older than three months)

Apply online

Or at the college

Download and Complete
Download the consent form, complete with your parent/guardian’s signatures.

Visit Campus

Visit your nearest campus and complete the Campus Application Form.
Complete an easy aptitude test to find the correct career path.
Hand in the Documents from Step 1 & 2
Apply for the course of your dreams.

What students say about us


“I have always felt that I was so lucky to be a student at NCR TVET College, and not at any other private or public schools.”


“NCR TVET College provide a lot of useful information, not only from textbooks, but also in regards to the criteria of the exams and several useful tips to help us study.”


“I was a little shy before enrolling at NCR TVET College, but being in constant interaction with students from all around the country made me become much more outgoing.”

NCR TVET College


OUR Courses

Offering a diverse range of courses, NCR TVET College in the Northern Cape invites you to study Certificate and Diploma courses in Business and Engineering. Completing any of these qualifications may lead you to employment in your chosen field or further study at university level.

Innovative Facilities

NCR TVET College has an experienced, dedicated teaching team, excellent materials, and well-equipped facilities. Take the opportunity to change your life by using NCR as an instrument to achieve your dreams.

Close to You

NCR TVET College consisting of five campuses located in Upington, Kathu, Kuruman, Namaqualand and De Aar. We cover the Northern Cape to make it easy to reach! We do all this by investing in our people, our college, and above all, our students.

Parents choose us

Parents choose us because we offer academic, social and personal success for every student. Through opportunities to learn from the best, experiences beyond the ordinary, and the encouragement to achieve more than what they thought possible, we help our students succeed anywhere through our unique educational offer. 

Get a NSFAS Bursary

Financial Aid

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides loans and gives various NSFAS bursaries to students at all 25 of our public universities, as well as the 50 public TVET colleges.

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You can see your latest results by registering as an existing student. Complete the simple form to gain access. 2019 results will only be available early in January.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are our programmes expensive?

Our college course fees are sensible in comparison with the private sector institutions. Bursaries are also available for NCV students through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), a statutory body.

Where do I receive career guidance and student support?

A student support service is an integral part of our college at our various campuses. Student support also assists with counseling, academic development, health and social issues.

Does the College offer part-time courses?

The College does have programmes that are offered on a part-time basis including Engineering, Business Management and Information Technology have also previously offered part-time courses.

Do we offer learnerships and skills?

The college does offer learnerships in partnership with various SETA’s, department of labour as well as commerce and industry. All our learnerships are planned and coordinated by our Special Projects Unit located at our Central Office in Upington.

What is a National Certificate (Vocational)?

From January 2007, the National Certificate (Vocational) replaced the NATED courses (N1 & N3) at public FET Colleges. The National Certificate (Vocational) is the new curriculum that is being introduced to public FET colleges around the country. It gives Grade 9 learners a Vocational alternative to an academic Grade 10 to 12 by offering industry focused training on the NQF levels 2 to 4.These qualifications are designed to provide both the theory and practice.

What is the duration of this qualification?

The National Certificate Vocational qualification is a 3 year programme. A student is issued with a certificate on successful completion of each level of study. The Nated courses are one and a half year stuying and one and a half year practical.

Which subjects make up a National Certificate (Vocational)?

In order to obtain a National Certificate (Vocational), a student is required to take a total of 7 subjects. These include the 3 fundamental subjects and 4 vocational subjects, of which 3 are compulsory and 1 is optional.

Where can I stay while studying?

Upington and Namaqualand Campus are the only campuses with a hostel but all our campuses have information on accommodation.

COVID-19 and Beyond

College Return Dates

Dear Students,

College will open on the 24th of January 2022.

Call: 054 332 4711

Head Office
16 Weideman Street, Upington

Working Hours

Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.

Campus Locations

Upington, Kathu, Kuruman. Namaqualand, De aar