Unisa TVET Colleges Application 2023
Unisa has an agreement with a number of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to offer tuition for selected qualifications, but primarily higher certificates.
These classes have proved to mostly improve the throughput rate of students who enrol for them. Successful completion of the higher certificates may give you a better chance to qualify for degree studies at Unisa.
Colleges that have an agreement with Unisa
The following TVET colleges have agreements with Unisa:
|Eastern Cape||Eastcape Midlands College||www.emcol.co.za/|
|Port Elizabeth College||www.pecollege.edu.za/|
|Ekurhuleni East College||www.eec.edu.za/|
|Mpumalanga||Gert Sibande College||www.gscollege.co.za/|
|Western Cape||College of Cape Town||www.cct.edu.za/|
|False Bay College||www.falsebaycollege.co.za/|
|West Coast College||westcoastcollege.co.za/|
Unisa qualifications offered by TVET colleges
Selection of courses approved by the Minister of Higher Education and Training
|College||Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Development: Foundation Phase) (02593)||Higher Certificate in Accounting Sciences (98201)||Higher Certificate in Banking (98225)||Higher Certificate in Economic and Management Sciences (98237)||Higher Certificate in Tourism Management (98226)|
|College of Cape Town||yes||yes|
|East Cape Midlands College||yes||yes|
|Ekurhuleni East College||yes|
|False Bay College||yes|
|Gert Sibande College||yes||yes|
|Port Elizabeth College||yes||yes|
|West Coast College||yes||yes|
What is a TVET college?
It is a Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college. Unisa has an agreement with 11 TVET colleges to offer classes in its higher certificate qualifications.
How can I benefit?
The TVET colleges with whom Unisa has agreements offer classes and support on Unisa’s study material. Students who follow this route have been very successful in their studies.
Will I have to pay extra?
Yes, the colleges charge extra for tuition and support. This cost is, however, subsidised by government to make it more affordable. The cost differs between the colleges. Contact the college where you would like to study to get a quotation for the tuition support it offers.
Do I still apply and register with Unisa?
Yes, you have to apply at Unisa during the normal application period. Once accepted you have to register with Unisa during the registration period. At the same time, you have to register for tuition at the TVET college of your choice. Remember to make sure that the college of your choice offers support in the higher certificate you apply for.
What can I do with a higher certificate qualification?
A higher certificate is an accredited qualification and it may allow you into diploma or bachelor degree studies.