Northlink College celebrates their partnerships with industry

Ryan Marsh (Northlink College Belhar Campus), Pat Lawrence
(Northlink College Belhar Campus Manager), Jerome O’Ryan (On
Site Best Practice), Xola Ncate (Northlink College Belhar
Campus) and Don Anthony (Northlink College Belhar Campus)

Northlink College, a Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College in the Western Cape has a host of great choices of vocational and occupational programmes. The College recently hosted a gala event at their Tygerberg Campus in honour of their industry partners.

These Partnership Awards were the first of intended celebrations that the College will be hosting to
commemorate its fifteen years of excellence in education and training.

“Your partnership with the institution during the past fifteen years have made Northlink College one
of the leading TVET Colleges in the country and we look forward to your support in the years to come to
continue providing quality education and training to our students,” said Leon Beech, Northlink College
CEO and Principal.

“Isaac Newton said, ’It is only by standing on the shoulders of giants that I can see further.’ You are all
our giants and with your support and by standing on your shoulders we can see further and better the future
of our students and youth in the country,” said Trish van der Merwe, Deputy Principal: Innovation and
Development during her vote of thanks.

The following companies were honoured for having established and maintained
ongoing partnerships in the following categories:

State Partnerships:
WCED: Western Cape Education Department
ETDP SETA (Western Cape)
Merseta: Manufacturing and Engineering Related Services Education and Training Authority
DEDAT: Department of Economic Development and Tourism
SANDF: South African Defence Force
EPWP: Expanded Public Works Program: Department of Public Works
CHIETA: Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority
City of Cape Town- Electrical services – Water and Sanitation
South African Police Service: Provincial Division Training Western Cape
W & R Seta

Life Time Awards:
Alstom John Thompson
City and Guilds

Top placement – host employer:
Shoprite Checkers
Super Group Dealerships (Mercedes Benz previously Sand Down Motors)
Nolitha Construction
GSK: GlaxoSmithKline
Fedics – Sanlam Head Office – Bellville
Club Travel
Double Tree by Hilton
The ToolRoom, Dramco Tooling, Micro Moulding

Top Funding:
Access Trust
WD Hearn
Autodesk Inc.

Top Training:
Barloworld Motor
Absa Bank
Micro / Opera
Isuzu Truck

Special Awards:
SAOGA: South African Oil and Gas Alliance
RWISA: Roofing and Waterproofing Institute of South Africa
Erica ETF Training
Wesmag Industrial Supplies
Iziko Museums

Corporate Social Investment (CSI):
Indwe Risk

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