Ekurhuleni West (TVET) College (EWC) is a Technical and
Vocational Education and Training College that introduced the
National Certificate (Vocational) NC(V) in 2007,
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 2015:
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 2015
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
document / birth certificate.
- 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
SAQA House, 1007 Arcadia Street, Hatfiled, Pretoria.
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
DHET FET Colleges Bursary Scheme
DHET FET bursaries will be available for students who
enrolled for NC (V) Levels 2, 3 and 4 in 2013 and Report
191 Courses in 2014. The
following students are eligible to apply:
- Only South
- Students wishing to enrol for Report 191 Nated
Courses and NC(V) programmes.
- Students who need financial assistance.
- Students who excel academically.
- NC(V) Levels 2/3
students who were awarded bursaries in 2014 and will be
promoted to Levels 3/4 in 2015.
- Students who were awarded bursaries for NC(V) Levels
2/3 in 2014 but will not be promoted to Levels 3/4 in
2015, will not be eligible for bursaries in 2015.
To be considered for a
bursary award, the following documents must accompany the
bursary application form that the College will provide:
- Three certified copies of the student's ID.
- Two certified copies of the parent's / guardian's
- The latest original or certified
copies of the parent's / guardian's pay slips.
affidavits from parents / guardians in the event that they
- Proof of death
in the event that parents / guardians are deceased.
of residential address.
DHET Bursaies Are Not Guaranteed
There are procedures in
place for the administration and awarding of these
bursaries. A Financial Aid Committee has been appointed to
review and make recommendations on applications received.
- 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 exclusive to NC(V) programmes.)
- 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, during the registration period, as advertised.
Failing to do this, students will be liable for the full cost of tuition fees.
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
(Examination enrolments / rewrites only)
- N4 - N6 First Semester - January
- N4 - N6 Second Semester - July
(Examination enrolments / rewrites only)
- First Trimester - January
- Second Trimester - May
- Third Trimester - September
- First Semester - January
- Second Semester - September
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 - 16:00
||08.00 - 13:30
||Confirm with campus
Programmes are offered on a part-time basis at specific campuses.
Satellite Programmes / Skills Development Programmes
These programmes are offered at specific
Contact individual campuses for
details regarding Part-time / Satellite / Skills Development Programmes.
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