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TECHNICAL, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING (TVET) COLLEGE ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR 2020

National Certificate Vocational (NCV)

SemesterStaff CommencesClasses CommenceClasses EndExam DateColleges CloseLecturing DaysLecturing Staff Service Days
Term 113-Jan-2020-Jan-2020-Mar-2017 Feb - 16 March Supplementary20-Mar-20
45 Days

50 Days
Term 231-Mar-2031-Mar-2012-Jun-2012-Jun-2050 Days50 Days
Term 307-Jul-2007-Jul-2018-Sep-2014 Days for Internal Examinations18-Sep-2053 Days53 Days
Term 428-Sep-2029-Sep-2023-Oct-20LO P2: 26-30 Oct. 02 Nov- 1 December04-Dec-2019 Days50 Days
Year Totals167 Days203 Days

Report 191: General Studies (Business & Utility)

SemesterStaff CommencesClasses CommenceClasses EndExam DateCollege CloseLecturing DaysLecturing Staff Service Days
Term113 Jan 202020 Jan 202020 March 202020 March 202045 Days50 Days
Term 231 March 202031 March 202021 May 202022 May - 12 June 202012 June 202034 Days50 Days
Term 37 July 202013 July 202018 Sep 202018 Sep 202049 Days53 Days

Term 4
28 Sep 202029 Sep 20206 Nov 20209 Nov - 30 Nov 20204 Dec 202029 Days50 Days
Total 157 Days203 Days

Report 191: Natural Science Studies

TrimesterStaff CommencesClasses CommenceClasses EndExam DateColleges CloseLecturing DaysLecturing Staff Service Days
113 Jan 202020 Jan 202027 March 202030 March - 21 April 202021 April 202050 Days70 Days
24 May 202011 May 202017 July 202020 July - 7 Aug 20207 Aug 202048 Days67 Days
32 Sep 20207 Sep 202013 Nov 202016 Nov - 4 Dec 20204 Dec 202048 Days66 Days
Total146 Days203 Days
PUBLIC & COLLEGE HOLIDAYS
1 Janunary 2020 New Year's Day
21 March 2020 Human Rights Day
10 April 2020 Good Friday
13 April 2020 Family Day
27 April 2020 Freedom Day
1 May 2020 Workers Day
15 June 2020 College Holiday
16 June 2020 Youth Day
9 August 2020 Women's Day
10 August 2020 Public Holiday
24 September 2020 Heritage Day
25 September 2020 College Day
16 December 2020 Day of Reconcilliation
25 December 2020 Christmas Day
26 December 2020 Day of Goodwill

Notes

1. This Calendar is applicable ONLY to the Lecturing Staff.

2. Lecturing Staff service days when no students are on campus MUST be utilised for lesson, planning, assessment, planning, subject & faculty meetings, lecture training, work intergraded learning & work-based experience & administrative work.

 3. No deviation from this approved calendar is allowed without prior approval by the Director-General of the Department of Higher Education and Training.

4. Supplementary examinations should not impede teaching contact time

5. The internal examinations may be conducted either in the second or third term, for a maximum of fourteen (14) days.