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Colleges in Limpompo: TVET College is one of the progressive TVET colleges with coherent systems and initiatives that effectively support teaching and learning. In its 55 years of existence the college have produced people of prominence in various fields of trade.

Due to the vastness of the area, the college have enrolled students in the college than its peers nationally. Through partnerships forged with strategic institutions like SETA’s and many others like them, it has made Vhembe TVET College to be an institution of choice

Who We Are


To be the icon in Technical and Vocational Education and Training of quality assured and responsive skills-based programmes for lifelong learning.


Vhembe TVET College fosters and maintains excellence in the teaching, learning, management and governance.


  • Excellence – We value working together to develop and continuously improve processes that support the creative pursuit of new ideas.
  • Commitment– We value all students and their diverse backgrounds, their learning and success in a global society. We are also committed
  • Trust – We value honesty, integrity, and fairness.
  • Respect – We value a safe and cooperative work environment where individuals care for each other and grow through open communication.
  • Accountability – We value the resources entrusted to us and will use them responsibly.
  • Collaboration – We value partnerships with business, government, educational systems and our communities.



Business Studies

  • Finance, Economics and Accounting, (FEA)
  • Generic Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Office Administration
  • Primary Agriculture

Engineering Studies

  • Electrical Infrastructure Construction
  • Civil Engineering and Construction
  • Engineering and Related Design
  • IT and Computer Science

Utility Studies

  • Hospitality Services
  • Tourism

NATED (REPORT 190 / 191)

Business Studies

  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management
  • Business Management
  • Public Management
  • Management Assistant
  • Farming Management

Engineering Studies

  • Electrical Infrastructure Construction
  • Civil Engineering and Construction
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering

Utility Studies

  • Hospitality Services
  • Clothing Production


Vhembe TVET College was established in 1963 under the name Bantu State School. The year 1967 the school was then named Bantu Trade School due to its diversity.

In 1985 the school was renamed to Finyazwanda College until 1992 when it was renamed Technical College of Venda (Techniven) until 2003. Year 2003 we became known as Vhembe FET College until 2014.

Today the college has six campuses; Makwarela Campus, Tshisimani Campus, Mashamba Campus, Mavhoi Campus, Thengwe Campus , Shingwedzi Campus and Makhado Satellite Campus and is known as Vhembe TVET College.

Vhembe TVET College is located in the Vhembe District Municipality, which is in the far north of the Limpopo Province.   The District is comprised of four municipalities, namely, Thulamela, Makhado,  Lim 345 (Collins Chabane Municipality) and Musina, with the seat located in Thohoyandou.  It covers 21, 000km2 or 18% of the province. The college has six campuses, namely, Makwarela, Mashamba, Mavhoi, Tshisimani, Thengwe and recently launched Shingwedzi.  

The Central Office of Vhembe TVET College is situated in Sibasa about 3km from Makwarela Campus, about 49km from Mavhoi, 77km from Mashamba and 31km from Tshisimani Campus, 29 km from Thengwe Campus which is situated at Mutale area and is specialising in learnerships and short skills courses and also offers NCV and Report 191 Business studies programmes.  The college and the DHET launched the established Shingwedzi Campus at Malamulele area to open in 2017 which is 42km from Central Office and a satellite at Musina.

The economic activity in the area is characterized by small enterprises, e.g. agricultural activities, tourism and mining, car servicing, and welding; distributed among the rural settlement.  Unemployment and poverty and inequality are huge problems. The unemployment rate is incredibly high, much more than the provincial average. There is shortage of infrastructure and big industries for the placement of students and lecturers.


Our Bursary is administered by NSFAS (National Student Financial Aid Scheme). This bursary cannot be applied for by external student. Those who are eligible for this bursary must be student of the college already.
Immediately after registration, students are given the bursary form which they must complete in full and attach all the supporting documents that will be required in accordance to the information the applicant would have declared. The bursary pays for -:
Accommodation or
Transport and
Tuition Fees.

CENTRAL OFFICE: Contact Details

+27 (0) 15 963 7000

Vhembe TVET College
Stand No. 203
Unit A, Sibasa
Limpopo, South Africa

Makwarela Campus

+27 (0) 15 963 3490 / 1

Coordinates: -22.942689° 30.482583°

Tshisimani Campus

+27 (0) 15 581 6009 / 10

Coordinates: -23.055028° 30.308767°

Mashamba Campus

+27 (0) 15 873 7904 / 5 / 6

Coordinates: -23.239056° 30.124239°

Mavhoi Campus

+27 (0) 15 970 4166

Coordinates: -22.889456° 30.045425°

Thengwe Campus

+27 (0) 15 963 7000

Coordinates: -22.749670° 30.510990°

Makhado Campus

+27 (0) 15 963 7000

Coordinates: -22.942689° 30.482583°

Shngwedzi Campus

+27 (0) 15 963 7000

Coordinates:-23.0046.8° 30.4256.0°

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