What Sparrow FET College offers

Sparrow FET College was founded in 2010 with the vision of addressing the skills deficit in South Africa through a specialised vocational training education model. At Sparrow FET College, three pillars form the structure of our training programmes: theory, practice and real-world application.

Together with industry, Sparrow FET College aim to provide learners with internships that prepare them for future employment in their chosen career.

We take great care to guide learners through every step of the process. A registered psychometrist assesses students and makes recommendations about which programmes would be best suited to them, while job coaches are on hand at both the placement stages and when learners are fully employed. This helps learners to adjust to the reality of full-time employment, while still having someone they know at hand, should they need advice or assistance.

Sparrow FET College offers a number of accredited programmes across a range of industries:

• Construction


Installation of Floor Coverings: Construction Floor Coverer (Carpeting) NQF Level 1

• Engineering


Welding Application & Practice: Manufacturing & Engineering: NQF Level 2 – NLRD 58534

Skills Programme

Fluid Power Hose Assembling Skills Phase 1 & Unit Standard 244709 & 259604 (NQF Level 2/3)

• Hospitality


Professional Cookery: NQF Level 4

Skills Programme

Assistant Chef: NQF Level 2

• Manufacturing Furniture


Further Education & Training Certificate: Early Childhood Development NQF Level 4, and
Higher Certificate: Early Childhood Development NQF Level 5

• Information and Technology


Information Technology: End User Computing NQF Level 3

• Sports Coaching


Sports Coaching: NQF Level 4

• Business Administration


Business Administration: NQF Level 3

Programmes vary in duration, and the requirements for programmes are not all the same. To find out more about our accredited programmes and to apply, contact Sparrow FET College. Applications are open all year round.

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