Post School Education and Training refers to all learning and teaching that happens after school. There are currently two programmes that reside in the department, namely the Advanced Diploma in Technical and Vocational Education (TVT diploma) and The Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE).


TVT Diploma

The Adv Dip (TVT), is a professional vocational teaching qualification at NQF level 7 that seeks to develop competent TVET college lecturers.

This programme is offered to graduates and/or diplomates already in possession of an appropriate and relevant prior qualification, e.g. a bachelor’s degree. This advanced diploma requires the candidate to possess specific depth in a specialisation of appropriate, vocationally-orientated knowledge. The purpose of this qualification is to develop and deepen teaching competencies expected of lecturers and trainers in the TVET sector.

Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate 360-credit, NQF Level 6 undergraduate diploma or bachelor degree and can be offered on a part-time or full-time basis. The course is offered at a number of off campus sites.



The PGDE is intended to develop an innovative, competent and reflective instructional leader who, within a selected field, has the capacity to effect significant change in the South African education system.

The PGD is a qualification at NQF level 8 and is offered on a part-time basis.

Candidates qualify for admission if they are in possession of a full qualification on, or equivalent to, NQF Level 7, as stipulated below:

  • Four Year BEd Degree OR
  • Three-year appropriate Bachelor’s degree (e.g. BSc) plus an Advanced Diploma in Teaching (or a recognised professional teaching qualification), OR
  • A former postgraduate professional teaching qualification (for example, PGCE).

In addition the candidate should have passed their undergraduate programmes or PGCE with an aggregate of 60% AND have a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience.


Contact information
Mrs Helena Oosthuizen
HOD: Post Schooling
Tel: 041 504 2267

Ms Melony Oliphant
Academic Administrator
Tel: 041 504 4396