News from Work Integrated Learning

 

College signs host employer agreement with Department of Public Works

The College WIL Department has successfully placed 15 N6- Public Management students at the Department of Public Works Cape Town.

What makes the story interesting, these young interns signed an 18-month voluntary agreement with the department, willing to do their internship without any kind of funds for stipend nor traveling allowance.

Few weeks after they have started working, the College received funding from FP&M SETA which was linked directly with the students. The students started officially on the 12-Oct-2020.

The College also signed Host Employer Agreement with the Department of Public Works
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N6 Hospitality and Catering student, Lukhanyo Tshetu 

Former False Bay N6 Hospitality and Catering student who was placed at OVC Kenilworth’s Culinary Lukhanyo Tshetu departed South Africa on 27 Dec 2019, He has been based at The Kalahari resort – Sandusky. Lukhanyo returned to South Africa for a couple of months during the lockdown, but has since been back in the USA since July 2020. Chatting to him, he is having an awesome time and experiencing life to the fullest.

He went to New York for his birthday. Lukhanyo’s visa has also been extended.  He is getting International Work Experience and traveling and having fun.

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Lithelethu Wasa, N6 Hospitality and Catering

Lithelethu Wasa who is also a former False Bay College student, studied N6 Hospitality and Catering. The lady was placed at OVC Kenilworth to do a culinary internship in the USA.  Initially, she started at Kalahari Resort – Sandusky and has now moved across to Poconos. She left South Africa on 27 December 2019 for the USA and is due to return end of April 2021.

But judging from the pictures she has sent and on FB, she is having an awesome time.  Having traveled to Chicago and Las Vegas. She did not come back to South Africa during the lockdown but stayed in the USA. Her visa and tickets have since been extended.

Lithelethu

The Traveling Chef & Foodie
Tenacious and hardworking, people gravitate towards Shane for his humbling and optimistic disposition. The eldest of 6 siblings, Shane’s passion for the food and hospitality industry rooted in his mother’s many years of experience in the hospitality industry.

Shane graduated from False Bay TVET College, Muizenberg Campus in December 2017, with a National Diploma in Hospitality and Catering Services. While his roots are in Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town, the world is his oyster. 
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Robin De Wet - Fitting and Turning / Mechanical Fitting
Robin De Wet completed his Grade 9 in 2011 and opted to do his NCV level 2 to 4 in Fitting and Turning in 2012. On completion of this, he did his CBMT level 1 and 2 which he completed in 2015. Robin realized that he needed to further upskill himself and successfully completed his N1 and N2 in Mechanical Fitting in December 2016.

In February 2017 he started his internship at GRW in Worcester and relocated for 6 months.  In October 2017 he applied at I&J in Woodstock and was successful in starting his internship. This experience has given him the skills and experience to work on different machines and the opportunity to go on various courses offered by I & J. 

After 2 attempts to do his Trade Test, he qualified as a Mechanical Fitter on 2 August 2019 (on his 23rd birthday).
In January 2021 he was offered a Permanent position at I & J and a qualified artisan in Mechanical Fitting.

Well-done Robin! You are an example of perseverance and success. 

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 Monique Petersen - Management Assistant 

Management Assistant N4-N6 graduate, Monique Petersen's relationship with the College started out as many students do. However, her story reaches an apex when she was appointed the permanent position of Receptionist at False Bay TVET College, Central Office.
After completing her programme and a 1- year internship at a company in Belleville, Monique leaped at the opportunity to completed her 18-month internship training at the College’s largest Campus in Westlake. Assisting with the management of the front office, Monique provided invaluable support throughout the campus faculties. She completed her internship tenure and joined the working world where she tempted in similar frontline positions.
Not satisfied with her lot, she continued to keep her eye on the job market ads, where she noted the vacancy for a receptionist position at False Bay TVET College Central Office. She applied, aced the interview, and the rest they say is history.

 Petersen

 

 

Please feel free to contact the WIL Department with your success stories and highlights on:

WhatsApp: 078 225 8845
Tel: 021 787 0800
Email: wil@falsebay.org.za