Further Education and Training Fact File, 1 2005-08-26 | Western Cape Government

Further Education and Training Fact File

August 2005, 1
(Western Cape Education Department, Western Cape Government)


The Western Cape Education Department operates six public further education and training colleges in the Western Cape.
Three colleges service the broader metropolitan area of Cape Town, namely College of Cape Town, Northlink College and False Bay College.
Three colleges service the rural and peri-urban areas of the Western Cape, namely Boland College, South Cape College and West Coast College .
The six colleges operate on moer than 42 campuses and sites wthin easy access of the majority of the population.
In 2004, 49,185 people registered for courses.
More than 350 different courses are offered ranging from a certificate in space saving furniture manufacturing to a National Diploma in Tourism Management.
Courses vary in length from 1 hour certificates to three year diplomas.
Anyone can study at a public Further Education and Training college.
Students vary in age from 16 to 60 plus.
Students vary in prior learning from basic education to University post-graduates.

For further information contact:
Rozanne at the Directorate Further Education and Training on 021 467 2614 or email ropeters@pgwc.gov.za.


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