Ekurhuleni West College (EWC) is a Public
Education and Training College that introduced the
National Certificate (Vocational) NC(V) in 2007, had
introduced Level 3 in 2008 and NC(V) NQF Level 4 in 2009.
The following NC(V) programmes will be proportionally
offered at EWC in 2013:
Finance, Economics and Accounting; Office
Administration; Marketing; Management; Tourism, Hospitality;
transport and Logistics; Engineering and Related Design;
Electrical Infrastructure Construction; Civil Engineering
and Building Construction; Information Technology; Computer
Science; Mechatronics and Education and Development.
The Corporate Centre
of EWC is situated at Germiston Campus, cnr. Driehoek and
Sol Roads, Germiston.
EWC comprises of 6 Campuses: Alberton, Boksburg,
Germiston, Kathorus, Kempton and Tembisa.
These campuses see it as a challenge to also
address life-long learning and developmental needs of
individuals, organizations and economic sectors. EWC is
gearing itself to become more responsive, effective,
efficient as well as accountable to its clients and
stakeholders and more prepared to meet training demands.
There are no accommodation facilities for
students at EWC's campuses.
Registration, enrolment procedure for 2013
Campuses can be contacted for registration dates, fees and commencement of classes.
Please note: A registration fee as well as a deposit is payable upon
registration. No cash will be taken at the Campus. A
tailor made deposit slip must be obtained from the Campus.
It is important that the registration number as provided
by the Campus should appear on the deposit slip as
reference number. Students will only be registered upon
proof of payment.
Proof of payment should be handed in at
All payments must be deposited into the bank
account of the College at ABSA BANK. The outstanding balance must be paid in full before the commencement of the National examinations.
All students must submit
or have the following available on registration:
- An original / a certified copy of the latest school report /
Senior Certificate or highest certificate or results.
- An original / a certified copy of the identity document /
affidavit and photograph in case of no/lost identity
- Deposit / necessary fees.
- Accompanied by money for textbooks, kits, stationery and
learning material (where applicable).
accompanied by a parent / guardian if under 18.
- Proof of
residential address and relevant contact details.
Students must have these certificates evaluated by SAQA:
Postnet Suite 248, Private Bag X06, Waterkloof, 0145 or
Tel. 012 431 5000 or visit the website www.saqa.co.za.
Students must have a valid study permit, until the end
of the relevant study period.
Merit bursaries are awarded to students who have
excelled in their field of study in the previous year/
semester/ trimester at EWC.
Indigent bursaries are awarded to enrolled
students of EWC who are in financial need.
- A nominated staff member and the Student Support
Officer evaluate all the applications of students
requesting financial support to further their studies.
- All names of qualifying students are put to Campus
Management for final approval via the Student Support
- Requirements for application for indigent bursaries
are available from the Student Support Officer per
DoHET FET Colleges Bursary Scheme
DHET FET bursaries will be available for students who
enrolled for NC (V) Levels 2 & 4 in 2013 and Report
191 Business Studies and Engineering N3 - N6. The
following students are eligible to apply:
- Only South
- Students wishing to enrol for NC(V) programmes.
- Students who need financial assistance.
- Students who excel academically.
- NC(V) Levels 2/3
students who were awarded bursaries in 2012 and will be
promoted to Levels 3/4 in 2013.
- Students who were awarded bursaries for NC(V) Levels
2/3 in 2012 but will not be promoted to Levels 3/4 in
2013, will not be eligible for bursaries in 2013.
To be considered for a
bursary award, the following documents must accompany the
bursary application form that the College will provide:
- The student's certified ID copy.
certified ID copies.
- The latest original or certified
copies of the parent's/guardian's pay slips.
affidavits from parents/guardians in the event that they
- Certified copy of the death certificate
in the event that parents/guardians are deceased.
of residential address.
Eligibility for a bursary
is subject to successful application/approval. The means
(income) test applies.
There are procedures in
place for the administration and awarding of these
bursaries. A Financial Aid Committee had been appointed to
review and make recommendations on applications received.
Please Note: Bursary funds are limited, and not all
students will be successful. Bursaries are not guaranteed
and they are subject to approval and availability of
funds. An application for a bursary is not a guarantee
that the bursary will be awarded. Class fees must still be
paid and will then be refunded in the event of a bursary
- Students must be punctual.
- Students who arrive five minutes late after the start
of the period will be regarded as late (but will be
allowed in class) and indicated on the register.
Students may not be denied access to class unless they
cause / display disruptive behaviour. In the case where
the student is late three or more consecutive days per
subject such a student should be marked absent on the
fourth day by the subject lecturer.
- Regular student absenteeism and late coming will be
followed up by contacting parents / guardians /
employers / sponsors within the relevant faculties /
departments for disciplinary action.
- Class attendance, academic / programme progress and
disciplinary warning(s) will affect students'
- A special certificate should be awarded for 100%
- Attendance will be used as one of the criteria for
placement of students in job situations or learnerships.
- Attendance will be used as a criterion for student
- If a student was absent for three or more consecutive
lecturing days due to death of a family member, evidence
must be provided on the day he / she resumes classes. If
absenteeism was due to illness, a medical certificate
must be submitted immediately on the day he / she
- If a test / internal examination / assessment was
written and a medical note or evidence of death of a
family member was not submitted, a zero (0) mark will be
entered on the mark sheet.
- Pregnant students: A medical certificate, stating the
due date of birth, must be submitted as soon as the
pregnancy is confirmed. The student must take maternity
leave for the last 4 weeks of the pregnancy unless a
medical certificate is submitted that allows the student
to continue attending classes.
- Students may not leave the venues during periods /
lecturing times unless the necessary permission has been
obtained from the lecturers.
- Cell phones must be switched off at all times in:
- Lecture rooms,
- Examination rooms,
- Assemblies and
- During meetings
- All personal appointments should be made after
lecturing hours, over weekends or during vacations.
Absence due to such appointments will be regarded as non–attendance,
even if a student notified his / her lecturers.
- The student should not be allowed to register for the
next trimester / semester / year if their average class
attendance for the previous trimester / semester / year
is less than 80%. The times absent with a valid reason
e.g. a doctor's note or a copy of a death certificate of
a close family member which has been submitted must be
taken into account, these absences should then not
- Clothing should be neat and acceptable in a societal
and corporate environment and students' bags should be
free of provocative or offensive statements, slogans or
Refunds will only be considered in the following
- Death of the student (Pro-rata repayment).
- Illness (confirmed by a medical certificate) (Pro-rata
- Transfer to another educational
institution (confirmed by institution) (Pro-rata
repayment) (The registration fee is not refundable).
repayment of fees will be only considered in the
following circumstances: (Registration fee will also be
refunded when applicable)
- After adjustment of marks
by the GDE: Examinations Directorate.
- Subject / programme
no longer offered.
- Subject clashes due to changes in
the class timetable.
Should a student be expelled from
the College, all claims of refunds, reduction or remission of class
fees shall be forfeited.
Cancellation of programmes:
Must be done in writing, within one week
of the commencement of classes as indicated on the year
planner. Failing to do this, students will be liable for
the full cost of tuition fees. Textbooks, protective
clothing and equipment of NC(V) students are not
returnable and refundable.
Only students who have registered for full-time and part-time programmes and
who have complied with the requirements will be allowed to enter for examinations.
Contact the individual campuses for the exact dates of enrolment.
Contact the individual campuses for the exact dates of
- (Jan / Feb exams) - Middle January 2013
- First Semester - January 2013
- Second Semester - September 2013
Examination Enrolments/Rewrites Only
- First Trimester - January 2013
- Second Trimester - May 2013
- Third Trimester - September 2013
Government Certificate of
- First Semester - January 2013
- Second Semester - September 2013
Please note: An examination and registration fee
per subject is payable when enrolling for supplementary
and Correspondence College examinations. Fees are also
payable for remarking and rechecking of results. The full
amount is payable upon registration. No cash will be taken
at the Campus. A tailor made deposit slip must be obtained
from the Campus. It is important that the registration
number as provided by the Campus should appear on the
deposit slip as reference number. Students will only be
registered upon proof of payment.
Proof of payment should
be handed in at the Campus.
All payments must be deposited
into the bank account of the College at ABSA bank.
Closing date for remarking and rechecking:
Two weeks after issuing / publishing of results.
(Subject to internal adjustments per individual campus.)
|Mondays to Thursday:
||07:30 - 16:00
||07:30 - 13:30
Lecturing Hours (Full Time):
|Mondays to Thursday:
||08:00 - 15:30
||08.00 - 13:30
||Confirm with campus
Programmes are offered on a part-time basis at specific campuses.
Satellite Programmes / Occupational Programmes
These programmes are offered at specific
Contact individual campuses for details regarding
Part-time / Satellite / Occupational programmes.
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