False Bay TVET College Celebrates the signing of a historical partnership with the Seaview Baptist Church

The College Management is pleased to announce that a long-term lease agreement between False Bay TVET College and the Seaview Baptist Church was officially concluded on 11 May 2021. Seaview Baptist Church will lease the North-Eastern corner of Erf 48076 of the proposed Mitchells Plain Campus site which will be developed in 2022.

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Mayor Plato announces site transfer for flagship Mitchells Plain TVET college Published by: City of Cape Town, Media Office

The transfer of the 6 796-hectare erf was completed yesterday, 23 February 2021, and registered to False Bay TVET College. It is anticipated that more than 5 000 students from Mitchells Plain, Strandfontein, Khayelitsha, Philippi, Mandalay, Grassy Park, Pelican Park, and other communities will benefit directly from the development. The new educational facility would serve surrounding communities on the Cape Flats, which is home to approximately 1.5 million residents. 

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AgriSETA partners to support training for the agricultural sector

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the economy with most sectors experiencing significant contraction in 2020. However, agriculture bucked the trend and exhibited respectable growth despite the pandemic’s effect on exports and labour. This bodes well for the sector, which has linkages to the entire economy and, according to the National Development Plan Vision 2030, has the potential to create close to one million new jobs by 2030. Indeed, farming is a key occupation, with an estimated 8,5 million people directly or indirectly dependent on agriculture for their employment and income. 

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Linamandla Deliwe: Proud College Alumni

Linamandla Deliwe made quite an impact as a student leader at False Bay TVET College and continues to exemplify the ideal qualities of a College alumnus. He completed his first programme in Safety in Society in 2015 and thereafter the National Certificate in Public Management, which he completed in 2017. 

He was elected as Student Representative Council President in 2015, his term coinciding with the emergence of the ‘#FeesMustFall’ movement. With a direct line to the Principal’s Office, Linamandla frequently represented the student voice in ongoing engagement and negotiation with the College management and his mature but tenacious approach to solving the problems of the student community won the respect of the College management and students alike.

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Larry Jantjies: 2021 Student Representative Council President

Larry Jantjies, the 2021 Student Representative Council President, is currently pursuing his N5 in Public Management Certificate at the Mitchell’s Plain Campus. Cheryl Martin, the Student Support and Development Services Officer at the Mitchell’s Plain Campus says the 21-year-old originally from the Free State has impressive personal and leadership qualities. 

 “Larry is a quiet and respectful guy, but when he does speak, he has something very insightful to say. He is more mature than most of his peers and also has a very caring nature,” says Cheryl.

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