uMfolozi College courses, registration dates, online application, student portal

uMfolozi College courses, registration dates, online application, student portal

uMfolozi College offers national business and engineering programmes and accepts local and international students. The institution is fully accredited and has the necessary resources and facilities to mould professionals in various fields. Discover all the uMfolozi College courses now.

uMfolozi college logo and a female student in glasses and a green top using a laptop
The uMfolozi college logo and a female student in glasses and a green top using a laptop. Photo: @umfolozitvetcollege,, @Andrea Piacquadio (modified by author)
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All uMfolozi College courses are high-quality, flexible, and market-responsive. The institution serves all communities and is dedicated to improving the quality of all students' lives and freeing their potential.

uMfolozi College courses: all you should know

Do you wish to know how to apply to uMfolozi College and what courses are offered? Read on to discover all you need to know about this fully accredited TVET institution.

uMfolozi TVET College courses

Below is a list of all the programmes offered at the college.

uMfolozi TVET College NCV courses

The institution offers the following national certificate (vocational) courses.

  • Civil Engineering & Building Construction
  • Electrical Infrastructure Construction
  • Education & Development
  • Engineering & Related Design
  • Finance, Economics & Accounting
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology & Computer Science
  • Office Administration
  • Primary Agriculture
  • Tourism
  • Process Plant Operations - Pulp & Papermaking

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National Certificate and Diplomas

The national certificate and diploma uMfolozi TVET College programmes on offer are listed below.

  • Business Management (N4- N6)
  • Financial Management (N4- N6)
  • Human Resource Management (N4- N6)
  • Management Assistant (N4- N6)
  • Public Management (N4- N6)
  • Hospitality and Catering Services (N4- N6)
  • Farming Management (N4- N6)
  • Educare (N4)
  • Clothing Production (N4- N6)
  • Intro-Legal Secretary (N4- N6)
  • Electrical Engineering (N2-N6)
  • Electro-Mechanical (N2-N6)
  • Electronics (N2-N6)
  • Instrumentation (N2-N6)
  • Mechanical Engineering (N2-N6)
  • Production (N2-N6)
  • Refrigeration Mechanic (N2-N6)
  • Engineering Millwright (N2-N6)
  • Carpenter & Joiner (N2-N6)

Skills training

Training in the following skills is done in various centres.

  • ABET
  • Bricklaying & Plastering
  • Building & Construction
  • Carpentry
  • Computer Courses
  • Community Housebuilding
  • Cooking & Catering
  • Electrical
  • Garment Making
  • Home decor
  • ICDL
  • Manufacturing & Engineering (Boiler making)
  • Panel beating
  • Plant production
  • Plumbing
  • Vehicle services
  • Welding
  • Sewing
  • Civil engineering
  • Millwright and Rigger
A young female student in denim and a brown bag is sitting down by the pavement kerb
A young female student in denim and a brown bag is sitting down by the pavement kerb. Photo:, @naassomz1
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UNISA courses at uMfolozi College

UNISA has agreed with various TVET colleges to offer classes in various qualifications. At uMfolozi College, the following UNISA qualifications are offered at the Richtek and Chief Albert Luthuli campuses.

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  • Higher Certificate in Economic and Management Sciences (98237)
  • Higher Certificate in Tourism (98226)

Artisan training and trade tests

uMfolozi TVET College is accredited as a Merseta Trade Test Centre for the trades listed below. These qualifications are offered at the Mandeni and Richtek campuses.

  • Electrician
  • Fitter
  • Instrument mechanician
  • Turner
  • Millwright
  • Welder
  • Refrigeration mechanic
  • Motor vehicle servicing

uMfolozi College online application process

The uMfolozi College online application process is pretty simple. Follow the step-by-step guide below to complete your application.

  • On an internet-enabled device, visit the official college website.
  • Click on the Online Application tab under registration.
  • Click the First Time Here and enter all the pre-entry information to create your account.
  • Take the compulsory online placement test. This will help the institution to recommend an appropriate course. You still have the freedom to select your preferred course. If your choice is different from the recommendations, you will be requested to sign an acknowledgement to make your own choice.
  • The next step can only be completed in person. You will have to visit the nearest campus to obtain an application form. Fill it out and attach the supporting documents before returning them to the office.

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NB: An application fee is required to complete the process. The Central Application Office determines the amount.

uMfolozi College requirements (supporting documents)

The supporting documents you must attach to the application form before submission are listed below.

  • Certified copies of your ID
  • Certified copies of parent's/ guardian's ID
  • Certified copies of your highest qualifications
  • Certified copies of affidavit of income of parents/ guardians
  • Certified copies of proof of residence
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A group of students holding a discussion outdoors. Photo:, @naassomz1
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uMfolozi College student portal

Successful candidates will be contacted and given the official reporting dates and other relevant details. After admission, students will gain access to the student portal that contains all the details and support services a student may require while studying.

Campuses and contacts

uMfolozi College is located in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It has eight main campuses and six skills centres. If you need to reach the institution or specific campuses, use the contact details below.

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Chief Albert Luthuli campus

  • Telephone number: 035 902 9528
  • Fax: 032 559 9468

Eshowe campus

  • Telephone number: 035 902 9526
  • Fax: 035 474 2817

uMfolozi TVET College Esikhawini campus

  • Telephone number: 035 905 9525
  • Fax: 035 796 5530

uMfolozi College Mandeni campus

  • Telephone number: 035 902 9527
  • Fax: 032 456 5777

Richtek campus

  • Telephone number: +27 (35) 902 9500
  • Fax: +27 (35) 789 7011

Isithebe/ Sundumbili campus

  • Telephone numbers: +27 (32) 459 2954/ 27 (32) 454 1407

Bambanana campus

  • Telephone number: 035 902 9528

Nkandla campus

  • Telephone number: 035 902 9529

uMfolozi TVET College skills centres

Below is a list of the uMfolozi skills centres.

  • Jininindomnyama
  • Nseleni
  • Thubelihle
  • ZCBF
  • Maphumulo
  • Alton
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A large group of students at a library. Photo:, @andrew_t8
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Is uMfolozi College private or public?

The college is a public institution. It is among the nine public TVET colleges in KwaZulu-Natal province.

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How many campuses does uMfolozi have?

The college has eight main campuses. These are Chief Albert Luthuli, Eshowe, Esikhawini, Mandeni, Richtek, Isithebe/Sundumbili, Bambanana, and Nkandla.

How do I apply to uMfolozi College?

If you are interested in joining the institution, follow the steps

How much is the registration fee at uMfolozi College?

The registration fee for ongoing students is R150 per student.

What courses does uMfolozi College offer?

The institution offers multiple courses and qualifications in various fields. All the programmes offered are listed above.

Where is uMfolozi College located?

The institution is located in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. It has eight main campuses and six skills centres.

How do you register at Umfolozi College?

Once you are admitted into the college, you will be given directions on how to use the student portal. All students are required to register each semester via the portal.

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