Where To Study

An FET College is a college that is registered with the Department of Higher Education. This gives the college the right to provide vocational and occupational courses.

FET Colleges give students the opportunity to study towards a specific skill set. The courses offered by FET Colleges are a great way to further one’s studies and develop knowledge and skills. It prepares students for the career that they would like to go into, and improves the knowledge and skills of those already working in their field of choice. In order to study at a FET College, you need to be at least 16 years of age.

Public and Private FET Colleges

You can study FET Courses at a public or private FET College. If you would like to find out more about private FET Colleges, you can click on the link below. The colleges listed on this page are distance learning FET Colleges.



Here is a short list of public FET Colleges:

  • Boland College
  • Buffalo City College
  • Capricorn College
  • Central Johannesburg College
  • Coastal College
  • College of Cape Town
  • Ehlanzeni College
  • False Bay College
  • Flavius Mareka College
  • Northern Cape Rural College
  • Northlink College
  • Orbit College
  • South Cape College
  • West Coast FET College


Last Updated: June 4, 2018