In simple terms, a bridging course can be defined by its title. Bridging courses are courses that are specifically designed to bridge the gap between high school and tertiary education.
If you wish to further your education but do not meet the necessary requirements of your chosen field or institution, a bridging course can be the perfect stepping-stone to help you pursue your first career choice.
These courses provide an opportunity for students to quality for specific study programmes and it helps them work toward their ideal career choice.
Students are able to use these courses to improve their skills and knowledge in various subjects relating to their chosen field of study.
For example, if you wish to study teaching you will likely do a bridging course that focuses on language, classroom management plans or motivating children.
Bridging courses are offered at numerous institutions across South Africa, whether it be public or private.
The Cape Peninsula University of Technology does not offer any bridging courses, however the University does offer a variety of short courses from Administration to Media. These short courses allow people who are already employed an opportunity to study part-time and further their education. These courses are aimed at developing and enhancing skills and is guaranteed to give insight into various fields
CPUT is the only university of technology in the Western Cape. The institution is the largest university campus in the province with over 32,000 students.
The short courses offered at CPUT are affordable, easy to access and the application processes are a breeze.
For more information on the short courses offered at CPUT visit their website below.