Beware ‘fly-by-night’ colleges: show if the college it is likely you’ll perhaps well presumably presumably be signing up for is legit
As colleges prepare to originate, bigger education minister Blade Nzimande has warned pupils and of us to discover out of unlawful or “fly-by-night” colleges offering abilities no longer recognised by the South African Skills Authority (Saqa).
Nzimande said “fly-by-night” colleges aren’t registered as institutions of discovering out with the real sector education and training authorities, the department or diversified related bodies.
“These institutions entice and deceive future college students into believing these colleges provide abilities which would be recognised by Saqa,” said Nzimande.
“The unlawful colleges provide compromised abilities which aren’t recognised for employment purposes or further studying.”
In accordance to Nzimande, the department has been winning in shutting down some unlawful operators.
“On the opposite hand, whereas the department would be no longer easy at work to cast off unregistered colleges, there are many college students who proceed to register and are unlawfully granted flawed abilities.
“The amount of colleges running illegally has decreased severely over time. The decrease may well simply even be attributed to our monitoring consciousness campaigns and our collaboration with print and electronic media,” said Nzimande.
He said the department is working with legislation enforcement companies to shut down unlawful colleges, and informed college students who want to enrol at private colleges to test the registration build of abode with the department by its toll-free quantity 0800-872-222.
Pupils can additionally log on to the department’s web spot the build the Register of Personal Colleges is printed and updated on a frequent basis.