WHO ARE WE?
As a public Further Education and Training (FET) provider, Elangeni College for FET strives to be a self-reliant Further Education and Training College that provides meaningful education and training. This will equip you with the qualifications and skills to start out on a chosen career path.
With Elangeni College, support is given to Life Long Learning and students are taught by trained assessors and moderators that ensure quality delivery in an assortment of subject fields. The programmes offered are customised and responsive to the needs of learners and industry; the careers they encourage are essential for the economic upliftment of the South African economy. An FET vocational programme will equip you for a successful career in an industry that has great need for your practical skills, experience and knowledge.
FET Colleges play a catalytic role in the economic empowerment of people by providing relevant education and training; with eight campuses throughout the Durban, Elangeni College provides integrated theoretical and practical experience to the community. Make the right choice now and get your future on track!
Elangeni College provides education and training at eight campuses:
Early registration is recommended and will be allowed from September, for the following academic year. Enrolments forms for admission must be accompanied by proof of payment of the non-fundable registration fee. Cash payments are not accepted. Please bring a certified copy of your ID and latest school report or certificate for enrolment purposes. More details, enrolment dates and relevant course fees may be obtained from the Campus.
A ladies' hostel is available at Pinetown Campus.
The Department of Higher Education and Training issues a relevant National Certificate or National ‘N’ Diploma after successful completion of National Department of Higher Education and Training programmes.
Fees are payable strictly in advance, are subject to change and non-refundable. Cash payments are not accepted. When enrolling, you will be provided with banking details in order to deposit fees at any branch of First National Bank. Bursary applications are available to students enrolling for NC(V) and Nated 191 programmes. Terms and conditions apply. Please enquire about this during registration.
WHAT IS A PUBLIC FET?
Public Further Education and Training (FET) colleges strive to provide high-quality education and training to help you equip yourself with the qualifications and skills you need to start out on a chosen career path. You will gain invaluable life skills to meet the many challenges of the working world with more than just a qualification on paper.
Public FET Colleges also work closely with players and stakeholders from various industries to help fulfill the great need that exists for trained, skilled and qualified employees through customized education and training programmes.
FET Colleges are able to offer the following qualifications:
- National Diplomas
A National Diploma (M+3) Qualification is awarded to students who have completed their N4 – N6 in a specific field at an FET College, and are able to provide proof that the required relevant in-service training period has been completed. The full duration including completion of studies and in-service training is usually 3 years.
- National Certificate (Vocational)
A new range of vocationally based programmes introduced at FET Colleges in 2007. The NC(V) programmes, currently available in 14 vocational fields.
- Skills programmes
Short duration skills based programmes offered by FET Colleges, usually from rurally located skills campuses
- Co-operative training & support
This is training for young people on the fundamentals of establishing and managing a youth cooperative business. A co-operative is an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise.
A training programme that combines theory at a college or training centre with relevant practice on-the-job. It is a legally binding agreement between an employer, a learner (typically an existing employee of the company) and a training provider.
FET Colleges are accredited by the national accreditation board UMALUSI.
Elangeni College is an ISO 9001 and OSHAS 18001 certified organisation. Elangeni College was the first educational institution in the country to receive dual certification of this nature from SABS.