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Profile of Richmond Indaleni Community Development Skills Centre for NSA award

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FULL NAME OF THE COLLEGE:

Umgungundlovu TVET College, the Skills awards was submitted for:

Richmond Indaleni Community Development Skills Centre.

DATE OF ESTABLISHMENT

Plans were done in 2015 but the initial approach to the Minister of Higher Education and Training (DHET) Dr Nzimande were made in 2010.

VISION AND MISSION

VISION: To become a world class provider of education, training and skills development programmes.

MISSION: The provider of affordable, relevant and sustainable Education and Training to meet the skills needs of our country.

HISTORY, EXPANSION AND GROWTH

Umgungundlovu TVET College Richmond Indaleni Community Development Skills Centre idea can be traced back as early as in 2010, when the Indaleni Alumni Association and the Methodist Church took a decision to donate the Methodist Land to Umgungundlovu TVET College for development. The Indaleni Training College used to provide Teacher Training, as well as specializing in Arts and Crafts Education in Kwa-Zulu Natal Province. However, with the establishment of Indumiso Teachers Training College (now known as Durban University Technology) in the mid- eighties (80’s), most of the Training at Indaleni Mission started to slow down. The Centre was later used for other projects, including the School for the Deaf, which is currently running at the nearby school. There is also the Indala High School as well as the Lower Primary adjacent to the former site of Indaleni Training College.

PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS COLLEGE INVOLVED IN

Richmond Indaleni Community Development Skills Centre is currently involved in the following programs:

Garment Making

Shoe Making

Furniture Making

Information Technology (IT) and

Welding

 

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