VOCATIONAL training centres have been closed and training has been suspended effective immediately, as a measure to contain the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.
Training Authority (NTA) chief executive officer Jerry Beukes said all
vocational training centres (VTCs) would stop face-to-face instruction
immediately until further notice and the decision supersedes the
scheduled mid-term break of 23 to 26 March.
In a statement today, Beukes said these decisions, inter alia, include immediate amendments to the school calendar as per the education ministry directive that called for all schools, resource centres and hostels to close tomorrow (16