Pre-Vocational Learning (PLP)
The PLP – Bridging programme is for applicants who did not meet the entry requirements for N1 or NC(V) Level 2.
What is PLP?
It is a 1-year foundational course to prepare students for further study at a TVET College. It is aimed at school leavers with Grade 9, 10 or 11 who did not meet the entrance criteria for a specific course.
This programme prepares the student to follow a specific vocational learning path, with improved chances of success and completion.
Benefits for Students
- Provides alternative access to course of choice upon successful completion of the PLP
- Raises students’ academic confidence and learning morale for further learning
- Affords the opportunity to develop academic skills
- Promotes an understanding of TVET courses in relation to the future career
This subject aims to prepare students to deal confidently and successfully with English in relation to oral, written and presentation skills. Students who are competent in this subject will be able to speak, listen, read and write meaningfully and effectively in English.
This subject aims to address historical gaps in Mathematics to prepare students for subjects that require mathematical reasoning and application.
This subject covers basic chemistry and physics that apply to everyday life and assists students with applied logic that will stand them in good stead for most programmes; and particularly if they wish to pursue engineering studies.
Foundational Life Skills and Computer Literacy
This subject has a Life Skills and Computer Literacy component. It includes creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, the ability to communicate and collaborate, along with personal and social responsibility that contribute to good citizenship. It will enable students to effectively manage issues and problems commonly encountered in daily life as a student at college, or when they enter the world of work.
The PLP programme is offered at our Khayelitsha, Muizenberg and Westlake campuses.
Minimum Grade 9 Certificate