The thought of studying at an FET college may not be attractive to young people because we all grew up wanting to study at a big university. But the reputation of FET colleges is slowly changing as people who have studied there end up in really cool careers and they are way cheaper than universities. Here is a selection the top 5 careers that are a result of courses at FET college:
The South African clothing industry is one of the sectors with many opportunities and if you are looking to get into the industry, FET colleges can still give you that hope. In the clothing production course, students get to learn all areas of fashion which help them grow their abilities and skills, making them the next fashion gurus.
Multimedia and Web Design
If have you are a creative mind and love technology, then multimedia and web design is for you. It is a combination of both creativity and technology and at the end of the course you will be equipped with skills to confidently enter the world of multimedia and design.
Art and Design
The art and design course is for people who are very creative and looking to do create wonderful things with their hands. It will give them the practical knowledge they need to reach expressive levels of an artist.
Have you ever wondered how event planners are able to pull off large-scale events like festivals, concerts and ceremonies? It is definitely not that easy but with the event management course you will learn all the tricks on how to successfully manage events of all sizes.
IT and Computer Science
This course is very popular amongst the youth and presents a lot of exciting opportunities. So if you did not make it into university, there’s still hope for you. At the end of all this you will be equipped with skills that not only enable you to work in a workplace environment but to also be able to open up your own company, be your own boss and help to fight youth unemployment.
Words by Lesley Tshamane
Feature image sourced from roybaltitans.net