Northern Cape Rural TVET College
Upington, Kathu, Kuruman, Namaqualand, De Aar
Tel: 053 631 0594
Fax: 053 631 0617
Tel: 053 723 3281 Fax: 053 723 3091 Campus Manager: Thabo Magopa
Tel: 053 712 1691
Fax: 053 712 0980
Tel: 054 332 4711
Fax: 054 332 4958
Tel: 027 744 1360
Fax: 027 744 1603
Welcome to Our College
To compete on the world stage, you need a world-standard education. At the NCR TVET College, you’ll gain an nationally recognised qualification that will open doors to an outstanding future.
Easy Steps to Enrolment
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)
Download and Complete
Download the consent form, complete with your parent/guardian’s signatures.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Hare are some of our 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.
“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.”
“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 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.”
Call: 054 332 4711
16 Weideman Street, Upington
Upington, Kathu, Kuruman. Namaqualand, De aar