Northern Cape Rural TVET College

Upington, Kathu, Kuruman, Namaqualand, De Aar

De Aar

Tel: 053 631 0594 Fax: 053 631 0617 Campus Manager: Mr Hilla


Tel: 053 723 3281 Fax: 053 723 3091 Campus Manager: Thabo Magopa


Tel: 053 712 1691 Fax: 053 712 0980 Campus Manager: Leon Foutie


Tel: 054 332 4711 Fax: 054 332 4958 Campus Manager: Marlene Nel


Tel: 027 744 1360 Fax: 027 744 1603 Campus Manager: David Boyce

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.

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!

Our Courses

Business Studies


Full Time Studies

Part Time Studies


Trade Test

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.
If you have a disability, please download the Disability Annexure A and fill it in.

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.

Featured Staff

Our teachers and staff are highly qualified and experienced professionals who always strive for success. Due to our wonderful resources, professional development opportunities, and close-knit community here at NCR TVET College, we have a low turnover of staff. Everyone is approachable and welcoming, forging great relationships with both students and parents.

David Martin


Jen Ballard


Swen Moore


Get a NSFAS Bursary

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 FET (Further Education Training) colleges. 

Course Fees Paid


Books Paid


Accommodation Paid

Come as you are, leave as you want to be

Parents choose NCR TVET College 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. We do all this by investing in our people, our college, and above all, our students.

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.”

Enroll Today

Call: 054 332 4711

Head Office 16 Weideman Street, Upington

Working Hours

Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.

Campus Locations

Upington, Kathu, Kuruman. Namaqualand, De aar