Parents & Guardians
We at Boland College understands that South-Africa with its different sectors needs employers and employees with above-average skills and that is why our programmes are intended to directly respond to the priority skills demands of the Boland as well as South African economy.
Our qualifications are designed to provide both the theory and practical experience related to a particular vocational field. This ensures access to work opportunities in a work environment or sector relevant to the students’ vocational specialisation.
A full-time course entails that students must attend classes during the week at campus. Times for classes differ from course to course and timetables are available for students from February of each year. Two full time programme streams are offered for both pre- and post matrics namely:
1) National N-Diploma (N4-N6) (Post matric)
A variety of National Certificate programmes are offered by Boland College in the following fields: Management Programmes, Assistant Management Programmes, Hospitality and Catering Services, Early Childhood Development, Tourism, Engineering Studies and Agricultural Studies.
2) National Certificate (Vocational) programmes (Level 2 -4) (Pre matric)
The variety of National Certificate (Vocational) (NCV) programmes offered are intended to directly respond to the priority skills demands of the South African economy. These qualifications are designed to provide both the theory and practical experience related to a particular vocational field. Students are advised to complete all three levels of training before they seek employment.
National Certificates (Levels 2, 3 and 4) are offered in the following fields: Civil Engineering and Building Construction; Engineering and Related Design; Electrical Infrastructure Construction; Finance, Economics and Accounting; Marketing; Office Administration; Hospitality; Primary Agriculture; Tourism; Information Technology
and Computer Science and Safety in Society.
A part-time course entails that students can work or study full-time while attending the various classes in the evenings.
A variety of part-time programmes are also offered at all Boland College campuses, providing adult learners and employed people with the opportunity to obtain a formal qualification, further their studies or do an enrichment course.
For a complete list of all out Part-time offerings visit our Part-time and Continuing Education section.
A learnership is a programme that combines work-based experience with structured learning thus combining theory with practice. Extensive skills training (plastering, bricklaying and painting) in various disciplines take place at Boland College centres.
E-Learning / Blended Learning is the means to study any course you want at your own pace by means of using a computer and the Internet as well as normal study material.