False Bay College

Funded Programmes and Learnerships

Note: Opportunites listed here are only as and when programme funding becomes available. Once the programme application date expires, you may no longer apply for the programme.

False Bay TVET College in partnership with the Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) offers a funded Artisan Recognition of Prior Learning (ARPL) programme. Access Assessment and Gap Training that could lead to a full artisan trade qualification.
To participate in the (ARPL) process, apply at False Bay TVET College, Westlake Campus, Decentralized Trade Test Centre.  This programme will run from August 2017 to March 2018.

The (ARPL) process includes:
• Pre-assessment, screening that includes interviews and practical assessment
• Gap training, top-up training up to 6 weeks
• Assistance with compilation of portfolio of evidence, culminating entry for full Trade Test.

Interested candidates must meet the minimum verified entrance criteria for entry, based upon DHET Trade Test Regulations:
• Age 19 years or older;
• Minimum 3 years verifiable and relevant work experience in aforementioned trades

The application forms must be completed at the False Bay TVET College, Westlake Campus - Decentralised Trade Test Centre, to be considered for the pre-assessment phase.

• Certified copy of your South African Identity Document (I.D).
• Certified copies (proof) of your school education and/or training qualifications (if any).
• Testimonial and/or a Service Letter from your employer (if employed). A letter from your employer should include permission from the company to participate in the programme.
For unemployed or self-employed, verifiable evidence of experience in the relevant disciplines will be required for access to the ARPL Programme.
• Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Proof of Address

*Candidates who apply will not automatically be enrolled into the ARPL Programme. Candidates will be required to undergo an evaluation and will lead to the minimum verified entrance criteria of ARPL.
*Please note: Funding for ARPL only covers the cost of Gap Training to be provided, as well as the relevant Trade Test for each person. The funding does not cover reimbursement for candidate's time away from the workplace and travel subsistence costs incurred for the duration of the ARPL programme.

For more information contact the False Bay College Westlake Campus: (T) 021 701 1340 
Mr Silwyn Heuvel

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Mr Peter Elliott



The application date has been extended to mid-August 2017

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