College Of Cape Town Registration Process 2025

College Of Cape Town Registration Process

IMPORTANT: All students must apply for admission first.  If you are successful you will be invited to register. You become a student of the College of Cape Town only once we have issued an official proof of registration printout.

 

HOW TO APPLY IF YOU ARE A STUDENT TRANSFERRING FROM ANOTHER TVET COLLEGE

You will follow the procedure set out below for new students in points 1-9. You will need the original Statement of Results/Academic Record and a letter of good conduct from the TVET College. These documents will be returned to you.  If you wish to apply for subject credits, you should do so during Registration.

 

HOW TO APPLY IF YOU ARE A STUDENT ALREADY REGISTERED WITH COLLEGE OF CAPE TOWN AND CONTINUING YOUR STUDIES

  1. Obtain your Statement of Results at campus.
  2. Consult with academic staff on your direction of study. Then complete the same process as the new students in points 2 – 9 to allow your application to be captured for the new academic year.

 

HOW TO APPLY IF YOU ARE A STUDENT ENROLLING AT COLLEGE OF CAPE TOWN FOR THE FIRST TIME

This process applies to South African citizens, foreigners with permanence residence or persons with officially recognised refugee status. International students follow a different process. (Please see the relevant section for details).

  1. Select the course you want to study. To confirm your best direction of study you are able to contact our Info Centre at tel. 0860 010 3682 or via email info@cct.edu.za for guidance and information taking into account your interests and current qualifications. You can also make an appointment with one of the Student Support Officers at any of our campuses for a free career assessment.
  2. You need to complete the application form available from our website here or from a campus near you.
  3. Complete the application form in full and attach all documents as requested in the form. Please remember that all information supplied must be correct, truthful and verifiable.
  4. Return the application form to the address indicated on the front of the form, or fax it to the number indicated on the form or to the relevant campus where the course you are applying for is offered. You can also deliver it to the relevant campus in person.
  5. The College of Cape Town will send a SMS notification to your mobile phone number acknowledging receipt of your application.
  6. You will be contacted about the further steps you will need to take. This could include interviews, tests and assessments related to your field of study.
  7. You will be informed about the College’s decision. If successful, you will be required to pay fees. OR
  8. In order to register you must complete your bursary application or sign a financial agreement with the College.
  9. You will be invited to register on dates as set out in your letter of admission from the campus where you have applied. Complete the final stage of registration on the assigned date. Ensure that you bring all the required documentation, including your original ID book or passport and originals of qualification results to registration day. A copy of your refugee status is also required if applicable.

Should you wish to enquire about the status of your application at any time, please contact the relevant Campus Coordinator and/or Programme Manager at the campus at which you applied to study as set out below.

 

HOW TO APPLY IF YOU ARE AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ENROLLING FOR THE FIRST TIME

  1. All applicants who did not obtain their qualifications in South Africa must submit all their qualifications to the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) for evaluation. The College requires you to submit a certificate issued by SAQA stating the NQF level of your qualifications with your application form. Please visit the SAQA website at www.saqa.org.za for more information about the process.Evaluation of Foreign Qualifications Call Centre:Tel:  +27 12 431 5070

    Helpdesk:   +27 86 010 3188

    Switchboard:  +27 12 431 5000

    Fax:   +27 12 431 5039

  2. Complete the application process as outlined in points 1-4. Please ensure you fill in the International Student application form.
  3. If you are successful, the College of Cape Town will send a letter of acceptance to your home address in your country of residence.
  4. You need to apply for a valid study permit from the South African consulate responsible for your country. They require that you provide proof of comprehensive medical insurance valid in South Africa (Hospital Plan or Life Insurance only will not be accepted).
  5. Once you are in possession of a study permit and any necessary visa complete the registration form and submit it with proof of payment to the College. Certified copies of documents should be posted to us well in advance of your arrival.
  6. Complete the final stage of registration on the assigned date at the campus you will be studying at.

 

CAMPUS CONTACT LIST

CAMPUS CONTACT PERSON LEARNING FIELD / PROGRAMMES OFFERED
Athlone
c/o Protea & Eland Street, AthloneTel: +27 21 637 9183

Fax: +27 21 638 3255

Campus Coordinator:
Mrs Melody KahnEmail: mkahn@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 637 9183

Motor MechanicsAuto Electrician

NC(V) Engineering and Related Design

 

Programme Manager:  Mr Yagya Abrahams (Acting)

Email: yabrahams@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 637 9183

 

Education & Training (Learnerships)

 

Programme Manager:  Mrs Wilma de Villiers

Email: wdevilliers@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 637 9183

City
c/o Longmarket & Buitenkant Street, Cape TownTel: +27 21 462 2053

Fax: +27 21 461 1608

Campus Coordinator:
Mrs Dalene Potgieter
Email: dpotgieter@cct.edu.zaTel: +27 21 464 3816
Art & DesignJewellery Manufacturing

 

Programme Manager:  Mrs Elaine Oosthuizen

Email: eoosthuizen@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 464 3869

 

Business Management N4-N6

Management Assistant N4-N6

Financial Management N4-N6

NC(V) Management

NC(V) Marketing

NC(V) Transport and Logistics

 

Programme Manager Business Studies:  Mrs Lodene Groenewald

Email: lgroenewald@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 464 3874

 

Programme Manager Business Studies NC(V):  Mr Nathaniel Masiza

Email: nmasiza@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 464 3874

 

Hospitality

NC(V) Hospitality

 

Programme Manager:  Mrs Marsha Solomon (Acting)

Email: mmarr@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 464 3855

 

Travel & Tourism

NC(V) Travel and Tourism

UNISA Higher Certificate in Travel Management

 

Programme Manager:  Mrs Melanie Anthony

Email: manthony@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 464 3855

Crawford
Kromboom Road, CrawfordTel: +27 21 696 5133

Fax: +27 21 696 5136

Campus Coordinator:
Ms Ursula CupidoEmail: ucupido@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 696 5133

Information Technology, CISCO Academy, Microsoft AcademyNC(V) IT & Computer Science

CPUT Higher Certificate in IT Management

 

Programme Managers ICT:  Mr Leon Habelgaarn / Mr Mike van der Heever

Email: lhabelgaarn@cct.edu.za / mvdheever@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 696 5133

 

Business Management N4-N6

NC(V) Finance, Economics & Accounting

NC(V) Office Administration

 

Programme Manager Business Studies:  Ms Zuinab Abrahams

Email: zabrahams@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 696 5133

 

Programme Manager:  Mrs Raeefa Gamieldien

Email: rgamieldien@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 696 5133

 

NC(V) Education & Development

NC(V) Primary Health

 

Programme Manager NC(V):  Mr Fred Koopman

Email: fkoopman@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 696 5133

Gardens
Breda Street, GardensTel: +27 21 461 9418

Fax: +27 21 464 3857

Campus Coordinator: Mr Reagan JacobsEmail: rljacobs@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 461 9418

Education & TrainingEarly Childhood Development (ECD)

UNISA B.Ed Degree (Foundation Phase)

 

Programme Manager:  Mrs Liedjie Bosman

Email: lbosman@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 461 9418

Guguletu
c/o Steve Biko Drive & Ngambu Street, GuguletuTel: +27 21 638 3131

Fax: +27 21 637 0344

Campus Coordinator:
Ms Malinda WilkenEmail: mwilken@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 638 3131

Electrical Engineering N1 – N3 

Programme Manager:  Mrs Daria Duncan

Email: dduncan@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 531 2105/6/7

 

NC(V) Management

NC(V) Office Administration

Business Management N4-N6

 

Programme Manager (Business Studies Part-Time):  Mr Albin Bowler

Email: abowler@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 696 5133

 

Furniture-making/Upholstery

 

Programme Manager:  Mrs Elaine Oosthuizen

Email: eoosthuizen@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 464 3869

Pinelands
Jan Smuts Drive, PinelandsTel: +27 21 531 2105/6/7

Fax: +27 21 531 0361

Campus Coordinator:
Mr Melt de KockEmail: mdekock@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 531 2105/6/7

NC(V) Electrical Infrastructure and ConstructionElectrical Engineering N4-N6

 

Programme Manager:  Mr Jan Kriel

Email: jkriel@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 531 2105/6/7

 

Thornton
c/o Cedar & Poplar Road, ThorntonTel: +27 21 531 9124

Fax: +27 21 531 9150

Campus Coordinator:
Ms Gadija MustaphaEmail: gmustapha@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 531 9124

NC(V) Engineering & Related Design 

Programme Manager:  Mr Brian George

Email: bgeorge@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 531 9124

 

NC(V) Civil Engineering

Building & Civil Engineering N4-N6

Drawing Office Practice N4–N5

 

Programme Manager:  Mr James Abrahams

Email: jtabrahams@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 531 9124

Wynberg
Broad Road, WynbergTel: +27 21 797 5540

Fax: +27 21 797 6682

Campus Coordinator:
Mrs Michelle ShiresEmail: mshires@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 797 5540

Beauty TherapyHair Care

 

Programme Manager (Acting): Mrs Surita Blaauw

Email: sblaauw@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 797 5540

 

Travel & Tourism

NC(V) Travel and Tourism

 

Programme Manager:  Mrs Melanie Anthony

Email: manthony@cct.edu.za

Tel: +27 21 464 3855


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.