Entries by Quraysha Desai

Carpentry learners receive practical exposure

Majuba TVET College recently trained eleven Grade 12 pupils from Indonsa Technical High School for their Carpentry practical at the Newcastle Training Centre. Indonsa Technical High School, situated in Osizweni, introduced Carpentry as a subject in 2016. Although they have a workshop at the school, they lack the material to do their practical work. Since […]

Majuba TVET College artisan shines in chosen career

In celebrating “The Decade of the Artisan” we feature a young and budding artisan, Mondli Ntshapheka, who studied at Majuba TVET College Majuba Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College has a reason to feel proud, as its former student strives in the vehicle maintenance industry. 26-year-old Mondli Ntshapheka graduated in 2015, after completing […]

OPU in Partnership with DED Continue to Better People’s Lives

Occupational Programmes Unit Facilitators have contributed their own time and skills to assist disadvantaged individuals to empower themselves with a marketable skill. The Department of Economic Development (DED) along with the Occupational Programmes Unit (OPU) from Majuba TVET College, have been reaching out to impoverished communities around the Amajuba District, informing them about support they […]

Majuba TVET College celebrating Artisan Month

  The year 2014-2024 has been declared as the “Decade of the Artisan” by the Ministry of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The Decade of the Artisan came into existence as result of lack of qualified artisans in the country to sustain industries and support economic growth, which prompted the Ministry of […]

Phumzile Shabalala winner of the Youth DAY 2019 competition

June 16th is a public holiday in South Africa commemorating the start of the Soweto Riots of 1976, where approximately 700 youth (mostly school pupils) were shot and killed during a peaceful march. This significant day serves to remind South Africa of the importance of its youth and brings across the message that something like […]

ETDP SETA to fund 20 Business Studies students

  An induction of more than 20 Business Studies students took place recently at the Central Office Main Boardroom, where funding was granted by ETDP SETA to place them into a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Programme. These fortunate students who were placed in numerous companies will be receiving a stipend every month, over an 18-month […]

Newcastle Training Centre Trains High School Teachers on Engineering Trades

    In 2013, Majuba TVET College was approached by the Department of Basic Education (DBE), as part of its’ CAPS Project (Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement), to capacitate Teachers in the practical components of the subjects: Mechanical Technology, Electrical Technology and Civil Technology. Newcastle Training Centre (NTC) is currently training high school Teachers from […]

Lecturers receive mentoring and coaching training

  Majuba TVET College presented some of their lecturers with an opportunity of being trained for lecturer competency, which took place over five days a week at the Newcastle Training Centre. Ms. Lucia Bopela from the Quality Executive Development (QED), a facilitator from Johannesburg gave coaching and mentoring skills in this training. The whole aim […]

Trimester 2 Engineering students inducted at Dundee Technology Centre

  The Dundee Technology Centre (DTC) Campus held an Induction for Trimester 2 Engineering students, at the Campus cafeteria, recently. New students were informed about who is who at the campus, and the relevant person to go to in case of challenges. Mr. Vusi Mthembu (DTC Campus Manager) welcomed the students, re-assuring them that they […]

Cocktail Practical’s allows students to showcase their skills

  Simply put, a cocktail is a mixed alcoholic drink prepared with one or more types of alcohol and mixed with juice or soft drinks.  Mocktails are any mixed drinks that don’t contain alcohol. The name “mocktail” is derived from the word “mock” meaning to ‘imitate or mimic’. Mocktails are imitation cocktails in the sense […]