WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING (WIL):
Majuba TVET College has established a dedicated Work-Integrated Learning Unit which is situated at the Newcastle Training Centre, 2 HJ Van Eck Drive, BarryHertzog Park, Newcastle.
Work Integrated learning (WIL) is the term given to educational activities that integrate academic learning of a discipline with its practical application in the workplace. The aim is to ensure that students develop the ability to integrate their learning through a combination of academic and work-related activities. Work integrated learning (WIL) aims to strategically inspire students to embrace prospective future careers, thereby contributing to economic innovation and growth.
The main objective of the Work-Integrated Learning unit is to:
– Collaborate with Business and Industry to identify opportunities to expose our students to the world-of-work in their specific vocational areas;
– Place our students in work-integrated-learning opportunities, in order to assist our students to become employable.
– Increase the number of students successfully entering the labour market upon completion of training.
Students at Majuba TVET College are placed within the following initiatives:
– Work Integrated Learning
– Workplace-Based Exposure
– Job Readiness Programmes
MAJUBA TVET GRADUATES ARE PLACED AT SOME OF THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES
WORKPLACE-BASED EXPOSURE (WBE):
The College collaborates with SSACI (Swiss South African Cooperation Initiative) to place our students in Business or Industry, during their recess period (holiday period) for 5 – 10 days. Host-Companies are required to assess our students and complete logbooks for such students.
JOB READINESS PROGRAMMES:
Exit-level NCV Level 4 and N6 graduates are exposed to soft skills, namely:
- Interview Skills;
- Office Etiquette;
- CV Writing Skills; and• Computer Skills.