Working hand in hand to enhance student employability
There is no doubt that the lack of work experience amongst graduates is one of the major contributors to the high unemployment rate in South Africa. That is why uMfolozi TVET College together with its industry partners, works tirelessly to ensure that their students find work placements in order... Read more
Mostly women graduate in construction
Of 200 graduates in the recent Nongoma certificate awards ceremony for students who had completed their training in bricklaying, plastering and carpentry, 126 were female. This was the culmination of a partnership with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Human Settlement. In his speech, Nongoma mayor, Sthembiso Mathaba, said that this... Read more
Umfolozi TVET College: Grooming future engineers
Umfolozi TVET College Work Based Experience (WBE) Officer and the Tongaat Hulett, (the huge sugar producer) delegation recently held an interactive session with College students who were placed at the Felixton Mill. Each student was invited to the boardroom to speak of what they had learnt since their arrival... Read more
The German dual training system has become one of the most successful in the world. The system has gained recognition for having contributed to the lowest unemployment rate of young people between the ages of 16 and 24 in Europe. The Dual system combines continuous apprenticeship training in a... Read more