Does NSFAS Cover False Bay College Courses?

Students hoping to further their education at False Bay College may be interested to know if NSFAS funds those courses. Here is what they need to know.



False Bay College is one of the 50 TVET Colleges that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) funds. Students who meet NSFAS requirements and hope to study at False Bay College may apply for the bursary.

The college seeks to empower students to become assets to society and have lifelong access to education. The college also helps students apply for funding with NSFAS.

Several campuses are part of the False Bay College, namely the Fish Hoek, Khayelitsha, Mitchell’s Plain, Muizenberg, Swartkilp, Westlake and Distance Learning campus.

Various courses are offered as well as e-learning, funded programmes and learnerships. The bursaries cover the following courses:

National Certificate Vocational: 

  • Electrical Infrastructure and construction
  • Engineering and related design (motor mechanics, fitting and turning, fabrication)
  • Finance, Economics and Accounting
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Office Administration
  • Safety in society
  • Tourism 

NATED N1-N6 programmes:

  • Business management
  • Educare
  • Finance management (accounting required)
  • Hospitality and catering services
  • Management assistant
  • N4-N6 Electrical engineering
  • Public management
  • Tourism

Applications may be done online, through the college or with the help of application centres. Here is how students may apply online.

How to apply for NSFAS:

  • Create a myNSFAS account by clicking on this link:
  • Select “Apply” to upload the necessary documents and update personal information.
  • Submit your application.

It is very important to provide the correct information to ensure the smooth processing of the application.

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