Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) Bursary Programme 2020

June 19, 2019

The Transport Education Training Authority, or TETA, is now accepting applications for its annual TETA Bursary Programme. The programme covers studies in line with the transport sector. More details about TETA and its bursary programme offering can be found below.

The TETA is one of the South African government’s Services Education Training Authority’s vocational skills training organizations. Its primary function is to create and manage bursary offerings, learnerships, internships  and other unit-based skills within its area of jurisdiction.

TETA Bursary Programme 2019

The TETA’s Bursary Programme is one of the organization’s skills development initiatives aimed at addressing critical and scarce skills in the transportation sector. It is awarded to qualified unemployed learners who are studying or planning to study at recognized aviation schools, diving schools and accredited Higher Education Institutions and Technical and Vocational Education and Training.

TETA funding is only available to students pursuing the following courses:

  • National Diploma or (N4-N6), Advanced Diploma, BTech or BDegree in the following courses
    • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Logistics Management
    • Road Transport Management
    • Supply Chain Management (including Storage, Warehouse and Distribution
    • Transport Economics
    • Nautical or Maritime Studies
  • B Degree in Aeronautical Engineering
  • B Degree in Maritime Law
  • Commercial Pilot Licensse
  • Masters Degree in any Transport Related course
  • Instructor’s Rating
  • Instrument Rating
  • ATPL (Hour Building)
  • CPL with ATPL course subjects (Frozen ATPL)
  • Commercial Drivers (Class II to IV)

The bursary award will provide funding for tuition expenses, accommodation (on or off campus) costs, meal and book expenses. In addition, the bursary is intended for impoverished and previously disadvantaged youth (35 years old and below), females and people living with disability.

Requirements or Eligibility

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for the bursary funding:

  • Have completed matric or a current Grade 12 student
  • Intending to pursue transport-related studies mentioned above in 2020
  • Currently registered at accredited higher education institution or TVET college

How to Apply

If you meet the basic requirements of the programme, you need to fully and correctly accomplish the application form which you can download via the link below:

TETA Bursary Programme 2020 Application form

Application forms must be accompanied by supporting documents listed below:

  • Certified ID copy of applicant
  • Certified ID copy/copies of parents or guardians (if applicable)
  • Certified copies of certifications or qualifications
  • Latest academic results
  • For pilots, their license or PPL
  • If not currently enrolled – proof of registration or admission to an accredited school
  • Proof of income for employed parents or affidavit if unemployed
  • Quotation of fees, accommodations, books etc.
  • Proof of accreditation from relevant body/authority (private school students only)

Applications may be sent in three ways:

1. Send by post to:

Private Bag X10016
Randburg, 2125

2. Hand deliver it to:

TETA Head Office
No 344 Pretoria Avenue
ATTN: Confidence Ngobeni or Sinelisiwe Sibeko SD & LP Unit

3. Hand deliver it to a TETA Coastal Office nearest you:

Western Cape Office
New Highlands on Main
Mariendahl House Ground Flr.
13 Main Road, Newlands, Cape Town

Kwa-Zulu Natal office
MB House
635-641 Peter Mokaba Road
Overport, Durban
ATTN: Mike Mzolo

Limpopo office
Capricorn TVET College, Senbarwana Campus
Senbarwaba Main Road, Bochum
ATTN: Thandazile Mabuya

Be sure to indicate your chosen field of study, the duration of your course, current study year and the cost of studying for each year.

View the application guidelines here:

TETA Bursary Programme Application Guidelines

Opening and Closing Dates

Deadline for submission of applications is on 2 July 2019 at 4:30 PM

Contact Information

For further enquiries about the bursary programme, please call TETA directly at:

Tel: 011 577 7033 / 011 577 7093 / 011 577 7018

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