West Coast FET College

West Coast College is a public Further and Training (FET) College, which has been established and operates under the authority of the Further Education and Training Colleges Act 16 of 2006. It is one of fifty registered and accredited public FET Colleges in South Africa and resorts under the Department of Higher Education and Training.

The College offers integrated theoretical and practical experience; and exposure to industry. Students will gain a meaningful qualification to gain access to the world of work; become an entrepeneur; or enter University depending on subject choices.



West Coast College highly rated in business sector
A leading South African research organisation, which promotes and acknowledges excellence in the business industry has awarded West Coast College with a Gold Award.
New Atlantis Campus Manager comes with lots of experience
The West Coast College’s recently appointed Campus Manager for Atlantis Campus is no stranger to the education community.
Partnerships the key to success
West Coast College engaged with over 60 key stakeholders in the Atlantis Industrial and social community.
Students and Community benefit from programmes
More and more students on the West Coast opt for workplace experience programmes as a way of gaining entry into the industry.

Our Vision

To be a world class FET institution in the West Coast that promotes life long learning and contributes to socio-economic development.

Our Mission

To provide FET services of high quality by training students to:

  • Be Employable
  • Have access to Higher Education opportunities, and
  • Exploit Entrepreneurship opportunities, and to be the FET provider of first choice in the West Coast Region.

Our Values

RESPECT Treat people with dignity - treat other the way you would like to be treated. Look after property and equipment and report all misdemeanors.

MOTIVATION Self-driven to achieve own and West Coast College goals and help others succeed with their goals.

FAIRNESS Consistent treatment of people yet managing firmly, so that no one feels discriminated against.

HONESTY Doing all things above board with no hidden agendas or for self-gain.

QUALITY DRIVEN Pursue all tasks with excellence to provide a consistently high standard of delivery and constantly look at improvement.

Quality Policy Statement

West Coast FET College is committed to continuously improving the services, training and environment that it provides for internal as well as external stakeholders and continually strive to exceed the expectations of these stakeholders, aiming for high standards and excellence in all aspects of services rendered. This will be achieved through the setting of quality objectives to be met and to be reviewed on a regular basis, and through our commitment to comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008.