TRANSFORMING YOUR HOPE FOR CAREER SUCCESSS
No matric? No math’s? Not satisfied with your marks. None of these scenarios need to be a barrier to achieving your dreams. Berea Technical College, a long-standing college in Durban offers a comprehensive range of programmes and a teaching and learning environment that promotes a social-academic balance. The College celebrates 21-years this year and has now been extended to include a higher-education arm that offers a range of diplomas and higher certificates in I.T. and Commerce.
These programmes enable students to develop their skills, gain accredited qualifications in their field and have successful careers. And for those learners who did not achieve the required matric marks and want to pursue a course of their choice, we offer qualifications that enable students to transition into degree courses, as well as our popular matric rewrite programme, offering free matric while studying a qualification.
Quality, Accessible Education
Berea Technical College is an independent, specialist institution with a strong focus on Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Management Studies, Travel and Tourism, Hospitality and Catering, Education and Information Technology.
Its qualifications are aligned to the needs and requirements of the workplace, while being nationally recognised and duly accredited with the relevant quality assuring bodies. The college is fully registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training and its programmes are accredited with QCTO, Umalusi and MICT-SETA. It is also an ISO 9001:2015 certified educational institution.
With its proud history in the education landscape, it has grown exponentially over the years to include 3 anchor colleges, including Berea College of Technology and Berea Matric School. Berea College of Technology is a higher education college situated in the iconic Station Building (old Tourism Junction), offering courses in the fields of IT, Accounting, Human Resources, Public Relations, Hospitality and Catering and Travel and Tourism. Berea Matric School is a Matric Tuition Centre, offering free matric with every vocation course.
How We Achieve Student Success
The College believes in going the extra mile in helping students get the most out of the education to achieve their full potential. Some of our value-added services include:-
- Extended lecture periods
- Bridging and foundation programmes designed to help students make a successful transition into further education
- CIME (Centre for Innovative Mathematics Education) – holistic programmes that support maths and science;
- Wi-Fi access throughout the various campuses
- Support programmes in Maths, Physical Science and English offered free on Saturdays
- Work readiness programmes using labs and simulation programmes to practically prepare students for the world of work.
As a leading private, independent education institution, it recognises the achievements and accomplishments of its students with a formal graduation ceremony held every year.
As a well-established institution, it is geared to provide its students with a complete educational package. In addition, the college’s fees are competitive, with various payment options available. Fees include textbooks, support classes, practical lessons and access to free internet.
National (N) diploma graduates also have access to the student placement programme, which facilitates employment or in-service training placements for graduates.
The institution employs a full-time counsellor to assist students in addressing issues of concern affecting them.
The campuses offer the perfect ambience conducive to studying and learning. It has used the city as a learning experience and balanced this with a campus life that is fun and engaging.
Credibility and accreditation are everything when it comes to further education – so choose your institution wisely.
We invite you to visit our open days, call us on 031 304 5207/031 8278300, visit our website or simply pop in for a chat and let us help you make that all-important career choice.