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About Us

(Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government)
Gene Low Traffic College


Gene Louw Traffic College (Home Page)

Gene Louw Traffic College was officially opened on 15 September 1989 and has, since then, trained many traffic officers, municipal police officers, examiners of vehicles, and examiners for driving licences throughout the Western Cape, South Africa, and other parts of southern Africa (e.g. Botswana).

Quality Management Evaluation

QME forms part of the Traffic Management chief directorate. This unit evaluates all training at the college and ensures that it complies with internal and external policies and procedural guidelines.


The college was awarded the Certificate of Excellence as the Best Traffic Training Centre nationally at the Road Traffic Management Corporation conference in East London in November 2013.

Gene Louw Traffic College staff members were also named national winners in the following categories:

  • Best Education and Training Development Practitioner
  • Most Innovative Idea
  • Most Promising New Facilitator
  • Going the Extra Mile


Our aim is to encourage a culture of lifelong learning and enrich lives by creating an open society for all.


We are committed to acknowledging and respecting the diversity of – and have compassion for – one another, displaying integrity, and being approachable and transparent.
We aim to be self-disciplined and cultivate passion and innovation, resulting in a positive image.
We aspire to grow and develop to be recognised as an efficient and professional team providing service excellence.


The college complies with the quality standards of the following training authorities and bodies:

View the list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more information.

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The content on this page was last updated on 17 April 2023