How to Apply to Study at West Coast Tvet College

The West Coast Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) has at least five campuses located in different parts of the Western Cape. If you’re interested in pursuing your vocational training through this institution, this is how you can apply for admission.

In the late 1990’s, the West Coast Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)  was made up of several small satellites, which were then merged and officially declared as a FET College in 2002 and it was the last FET College to be formed in the Western Cape province.

Currently, West Coast TVET College is spread out in different parts of the Western Cape but all five campuses are located further away from the Western Cape capital city, Cape Town. The TVET College’s campuses can be found in Atlantis, Citrusdal, Malmesbury, Vredenburg and Vredendal.

With this institution offering various diverse programmes in vocational training, you might be considering studying at it.

Follow these steps to apply to study at the TVET College:

Step 1:

Choosing the programme you would like to study

Step 2:

Access the online application or visit a campus near you to complete an online application. Students with special needs should please contact our Student Support Office on (022) 482 1143 as well as complete the Special Needs Application Form.

Step 3:

Complete your online application, then submit it along with your supporting documents.

If you are interested for applying for student accommodation, then there is a separate process that you ought to follow and you may make further enquiries by sending an email to

West Coast strongly encourages first-time students to undergo a Career Guidance and Assessment with the help of the PACE Career Assessment tool, to determine applicants numeracy and literacy levels.

The College has emphasised that this is not meant to exclude students but to rather assist them.

Should you need assistance regarding financing your tertiary education, you may start by exploring the options that you have to pay for your fees.

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