A community college that provides diverse programmes to individuals and communities.
Our mission is to provide relevant skills through formal and non-formal programmes for the local and broader economy and for advancement of our communities.
The strategic focus of the College in the next five years is increase annual enrolments targets in the following programmes, AET Level 1-3, AET Level 4, NQF level 4, occupations, and entrepreneurship programmes. The College in increasing its targets would be achieving the notion of expanded access and opportunities.
Establishing a community education and training college from 1 April 2015 was in terms of section 3(1)(b)] and in accordance with section 6(1) and 6(5) of the Continuing Education and Training Act, 2006 (Act No. 16 of 2006). Since its establishment, LCETC seeks to address and targets people and communities who may be falling under classification of Not in Education, Employment and Training. In addressing their needs, LCETC sees to nurture the culture of lifelong learning and empower communities through offering skills inclusive of literacy, numeracy, entrepreneurship and vocational competence.
It gives me warm-hearted pleasure to welcome you to Limpopo Community Education and Training College (LCETC). In pursuit of the Post School Education and Training sector, it will be critical that we aim to achieve offering expanded access to Community Education and Training (CET) opportunities, improve on quality of provision in our programmes, responsive to the needs of our communities, ensure efficiency and success and improve business operations of the College.
Some of our Centres operate in areas where there is deep poverty, and the College should contribute to effeorts by various stakeholders to alleciate poverty is such communities. Thus, we should be relevant through the programmes we offer to various population in the Not In Education, Employment and Training (NEET) sector. These we need to do in the confienes of continuing to offer literacy and numeracy to the coommunities. As a Colllege we exits in the context of high unemployment rate in our country and we could not be obscured to this reality. Thus, we will continue to deliver and make a contribution to ensuring skilled labour for the labour and empower communities through skills programme. It is this vain, that we also support development of entrepreneurship to alleviate vicious cycle of poverty. In all our programmes delivery we should not lose sight of making a massive contribution to employment creation, innovation, poverty reduction and alleviation, social cohesion and deal with issue environment conservation.
I conclude by making an appeal to the College community, various stakeholders and partners to come and join the Council and management team to drive the strategic objectives of the institution. Welcome, and join us as we develop and continuously review that the community education and training system continue to perform optimally.
It is with great pleasure that I welcome you at this emerging site of the Limpopo Community Education and Training College (LCETC) in my capacity as a Deputy Principal Academics. Instead of taking you on what the academic unit does at the college, I have rather decided to share some of the progress the unit made this far in curriculum offering at the college. I will also include and some of the ambitions that myself and fellow colleagues, who are curriculum experts in the College and at Regional office intend to make with respect to curriculum development at the College.
First and foremost, we strived, as unit, to fulfil our primary mandate, as the Community Education and Training College (CETC), of eradicating the level of illiteracy amongst the youth and adults after taking on the baton passed on by the Department of Basic Education during the function shift in 2015. Through the effort of the unit the college still managed to enrol, annually, for over 15 000 young adult for the General Education and Training certificate for Adult Basic Education and Training (GETC-ABET) since 2016.
As intended by the White Paper on Post-School Education and Training (2013), we also managed to introduce and offer variety of academic and skills programmes since 2017. These amongst others included the Senior Certificate programme, food processing, pottery and decoration as part of the short skills programmes.
We also strived, as a unit, to introduce more of programmes that will open doors for students to ventures in different workplaces, including furthering their studies in different institutions of higher learning. We currently venture into electronics and construction, which will include electrical engineering, glazing, plumbing as part of our short skills programmes pilot in some of our main centres.
We will constantly review our curriculum practices to ensure that we are following the most updated and best practices, meeting all regulations, and addressing the future needs of our students.
The unit is focused on delivery of services in areas of human resources and strategic direction of the College. It is critical that this unit coordinate and drives the preparation of the annual review of the strategic plan and annual operation plan. In order to achieve this, the unit is driven by encouraging and building of organisation climate which drives the College to perform at optimal level. The various policies and procedures developed at Head Office relating to the entire human resource management are implemented.
Thus, the unit will monitor and evaluate the implementation of best practice policies, procedures. Therefore, the internal control systems for effective corporate management and governance are maintained. The unit further assist in the management of the registration process at the College, through coordinating the compilation and implementation of all student administration policies and procedures at the College. At the ultimate end, the Unit verifies the validity and reliability of registration documentation and all EMIS data and reports. In conclusion, the unit is responsible for IT and information solutions to meet the College strategic and operational needs.
Deputy Principal Finance is the head of the financial services section. He is providing strategic leadership of the section. The financial service section is responsible for the execution of the following functions in the College:
|1||Tshivhase AC||Principal: Chairperson||Central Office|
|2||Maliavusa NJ||DP: Academic||Central Office|
|3||Baloyi KJ||Council Member||Mokopane|
|4||Mphahlele SE||Council Member||Polokwane|
|5||Ndhlovu KM||SRC President||Litshovu|
|6||Makofane KR||SRC Deputy President||Kgautswane|
|15||Sambo MV||Lecturer||Samson Shiviti|
|2||Makofane KR||Dep. Chairperson||Kgautswane||Sekhukhune|
|4||Masekwameng KD||Deputy Secretary||Raphela||Waterberg|
|5||Bila TB||Treasurer||Samson Shiviti||Mopani|
|6||Mabeba SC||Additional Member||Lephalala||Capricorn|
|7||Khosa FS||Additional Member||Mulweli||Vhembe|
|8||Maphari PP||Additional Member||Maraxwe||Vhembe|
|9||Setsiba P||Additional Member||Mageme||Waterberg|
|10||Pholoane SB||Additional Member||Magakala||Sekhukhune|
|11||Ndhlovu CM||Additional Member||St Patrick Mathibela||Mopani|
|12||Mogashoa RR||Additional Member||Sekhukhune||Sekhukhune|