The highly anticipated new Nkangala TVET website was launched this October of 2021. To ensure a seamless transition to the new site, following are some of the changes and new features that have taken place:


New features

 

One of the main goals of the new website is to make it easier for both registered as well as prosepctive students, members of the public and staff at our various campuses to fulfill their regulatory obligations.

 

The College has tested the design and navigation, content and functionality with the developers in order to ensure the new site achieves that goal.

 

    • Extensive changes have been made to the overal navigation and structure of the website to increase efficiency and enhance the users experience
    • There is more flexibility on how information is accessed
    • The website is now fully responsive giving the user a  better browsing experience regardless the viewing device
    • The website has a more dynamic search engine. It is easier to rerun searches with fewer clicks
    • The new design has been optimised to make text and graphics more visible
    • The structure has been optimsed focusing mostly on the learners experience than anything else


Upgraded platform and theme

 

The new College website is designed on the latest joomla platform with an upgraded custom theme and plugins designed and developed specifically for the Nkangala TVET College.

 

Should you experirnce some rendering challenges whilst viewing, please upgrade or switch browsers if you are currently using Internet Explorer 10 or older.

Supported browsers include Internet Explorer 11, and the most up-to-date versions of Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Safari.


Acknowledgements

 

College administration and the FATCO developers and designers were engaged through user testing at every project milestone and design iteration. With ample feedback and thorough testing of initital concept designs, an informed decision around the site’s final design was then selected and developed with all features accordingly. The College media and communications team would like to thank everyone involved in the project, including the service supplier FATCO, and hope this website will help make the learning experience at the Nkangala TVET College even more dynamic than before.