Learners Support

Learner Support

Learner support is a service that facilitates an educational situation that will enable the students of the college to function at optimum levels so that they can receive the maximum benefit from the education situation.  The assistance is therefore focused on meeting the needs of the student both as an individual and as part of the student community and member of the community.

Learner Support Services:

  • Academic Support
  • Financial Support
  • Emotional Support
  • Personal and Health Support
  • Leadership Development
  • Work placement Support

Academic Support:

  • Career Guidance
  • Placement tests
  • Study method guidance
  • A structured reading/language programmes to assist learners with reading/language problems. (Reading Excellence)
  • Programme to assist underperforming learners
  • A tutor system
  • Individual/Group assistance on request
  • Orientation programme for first registration
  • Participation in Olympiads

Financial Support:

  • College Bursary Scheme
  • Bursaries from other institutions

Leadership Development:

  • Annual leadership training for class representatives.

Emotional Support:

  • Personal and Health Support:
  • Individual referral and counseling services from:
  • Social Worker
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Peer empowerment system (peer support)
  • Drug and alcohol Abuse peer support group
  • Aids peer support group
  • Guidance system
  • Guidance lecturer allocated to a group
  • Health support (medical support rendered)
  • HIV/AIDS services
  • Life Skills Programme (N6 Learners)
  • Extra-mural activities
  • Soccer, netball, volleyball, chess,
  • SCM (Student Christian Movement)
  • Community involvement
  • Informational Talks on:
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Violence Against Women and Children
  • Crime prevention

Work placement Support:

  • Established contact with potential employers
  • Inform employers of availability of learners
  • Contact employers on a specific basis to obtain feedback regarding learners
  • Assistance
  • to find employment to do practical work for diploma requirements
  • with preparation of CV and relevant documentation
  • with preparation for employment interview (individual and group)