Further Education and Training Fact File, 3 2005-09-09 | Western Cape Government

Further Education and Training Fact File

September 2005, 3
(Western Cape Education Department, Western Cape Government)


FET colleges strive to promote access to Further Education and Training by:
Using various modes of delivery (traditional lecture room/workshop, distance education, e-learning.
Offering courses at times convenient to students (mornings, afternoons, evenings and even weekends if the circumstances demand).
Offering courses at places convenient to the student (at the workplace, or any other venue if there are sufficient number of students and the nature of the course does not require specialised equipment and facilities).
Keeping class fees and registration fees at affordable levels (FET colleges operated by the Western Cape Education Department are non-profit organisations).
Providing student loans through the iKapa elihlumayo loan scheme (specific criteria apply).
Offering a limited number of bursaries to students (specific criteria apply).
Offering learner support units at large campuses.
Offering recognition of prior learning (rpl) services on specific campuses for specified programmes.
Providing bridging programmes for students who do not meet admission criteria for a specific course.

From 2006, providing open learning centre facilities at major centres in the Western Cape.

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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