Majuba TVET College – Reaching Greater Heights Together

One of fifty public Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges in South Africa, Majuba TVET College falls under the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). It is one of the largest of its kind in the country, specialising in priority skills development. Majuba TVET College is the key service provider for Technical and Vocational Education and Training in the Amajuba and uMzinyathi Districts. It services major industries in these areas, in the sectors of iron and steel manufacturing, mining (mainly coal), textile and clothing production, cement chemical manufacturing, tyre production, engineering and primary agriculture.

There are 7 campuses, spread over a wide geographical area that includes Newcastle, Madadeni and Dundee. The College offers a diverse range of nationally recognised vocational and occupational programmes. It registers an outstanding number of about 30 000 students a year.

Majuba TVET College is committed to education and training, using cutting-edge technology and innovative teaching methodologies, to enhance and optimise teaching and learning opportunities. Situated in Newcastle, northern KwaZulu-Natal, the College plays a significant role in the holistic development of our students, as part of preparing them for the world of work. The College regards itself as an important social partner in realising the shared socioeconomic objectives of the local, provincial and national government. To this end, the College creates access to education and training opportunities; and empowers our students with the relevant knowledge and skills to become economically active citizens.


Empowering our nation through quality education, training and development.


We will provide responsive and relevant education, training and development to cater for the needs of business, industry and communities.


Our motto reaching greater heights together guides our values which are: CRISP

  • Creativity: To be resourceful, innovative and unconventional thinkers in what we do
  • Respect: To accord dignity to all those whomwe serve and work with
  • Integrity: To demonstrate a sense of justice and honesty in everything we do
  • Service: To respond efficiently and effectively to the needs of our staff and clients
  • Perseverance: To continuously apply ourselves to the best of our abilities

Programme Qualification Mix For Majuba TVET College

National Certificate Vocational Programmes NC(V) Engineering Studies Courses: (NQF L2 – L4):

  • Engineering and Related Design – (Boilermaking, Fitting and Turning, Motor Mechanics, and Welding)
  • Electrical Infrastructure Construction – (Light Current / Heavy Current)
  • Civil Engineering and Building Construction – (Bricklaying/ Plastering/Plumbing/Carpentry)
  • Process Instrumentation
  • Primary Agriculture

Business Studies Courses: NQF L2-L4

  • Office Administration
  • Hospitality
  • Tourism

Nated-Courses/ Report 191 Courses offered Engineering Studies Courses:

  • Mechanical Engineering – (Boilermaking/ Fitting and Turning/ Motor Mechanic/ Diesel Mechanic/ Welding)
  • Electrical Engineering – (Light Current/ Heavy Current/ Instrument Mechanician/ Millwright)
  • Civil Engineering – (Bricklaying / Plastering/ Plumbing)
  • Chemical engineering – (Water and Waste Water Treatment)

Business Studies Courses:

  • Introductory Business Studies
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management Assistant
  • Public Management
  • Hospitality
  • Farming Management Requirements

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