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Distance Learning

Distance Learning is suitable for students who are unable to attend classes on a regular basis, who are able to study independently and/or who are working full-time.

The benefits of this mode of study include online and lecturer support, to guide the student through the relevant subject matter and the option to make enquiries telephonically or via email.

The Distance Learning is dedicated to provide quality, relevant and accredited training options. The College aims to make the Distance Learning experience worthwhile, effective and manageable by ensuring that students receive continued support and feedback throughout their study period.

NB: Potential Distance Learning students must be computer literate and have access to a computer and the internet to access learning material.

NB: Potential students must be able to travel to Cape Town to write the external examination.

NSFAS Bursaries for Distance Learning

You can apply for NSFAS Bursary when you study via Distance Learning.

The Bursary will cover:

  • Full-Time Programme Fees Rate *Balance payable will be invoiced to you on Registration.
  • Registration, Tuition and Book Fees

The Bursary will NOT cover:

  • Additional Distance Learning Program Tutoring /Teaching Fees
  • Allowances
  • Learning Devices
  • Repeat Subjects

Important to Note for Distance Learning Students

  • NSFAS Bursary Students must register for a minimum of 3 subjects per term.
  • Please inform the College Bursary Office once you have applied for an NSFAS Bursary, as this will impact your study Application.



1. Registration

You are registered now. Proof of registration received and check the information on Academia registration portal.

2. Text Book Orders

Submit the completed textbook order form.

3. Orientation

Study the orientation booklet

4. Receive your textbooks

Receive your textbooks within 7 Days.


5. MyFBC

Check that you are enrolled on MyFBC (2 Days after registration). Log into your courses and engage with the content.

6. Start Studying!

Start studying. Do not wait!

Offered at


National Certificate: N4-N6



    Business Studies: R1 064
    per subject
    Educare: R1 064
    – R1 311
    per subject
    Engineering N1-N3: R779
    per subject
    Electrical Engineering N4-N6: R875
    per subject
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    How do I apply?

    Study Distance Learning at False Bay TVET College

    For more information on Distance Learning contact:

    Marion Theron

    Meet the Manager

    Malcolm Meyer
    Distance Learning Manager (Acting)

    Before joining False Bay TVET College (FBC), Malcolm Meyer was working at an NGO in Lavender Hill for 15 years.  He later joined FBC as a lecturer at Muizenberg campus in January 2008 and joined the new campus in Fish Hoek in January 2009.  In July 2013 he was promoted to Programme Manager for NC (V) and later included Report 191 for Business Studies.  He ended a tenure of 10 years as HOD in Business Studies at Fish Hoek campus to take up the Acting position at Distance Learning.

    His motto in life is: “Believe to Achieve”.

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