College Council

From left to right front row:

Dr Gilbert Wesso (External Councillor),  Ms Nonceba Mhlauli (External Councillor), Mr Alewyn Dippenaar (Chairperson of Council),  Adv Sharmaine Tya Tya (External Councillor), Mr Anton Gericke (Deputy Chairperson of Council),  Dr Dennis Farrell (External Councillor).

From left to right back row:

Prof Francios Hanekom (External Councillor),  Ms Sindiswa Goliath (Internal councillor),  Mr Chumani Webber (Internal Councillor),  Dr Florus Prinsloo (External Councillor), Mrs Elsie Potgieter (Internal Councillor: Principal),  Mr Emmanuel Mosi (Internal Councillor: SRC Executive Deputy President),  Mr Siyambonga Mtshiselwa (Internal Councillor: SRC Executive President).

Additional Members: Mr Llewellyn Olivier (External Councillor) and Ms Nonceba Tyam (External Councillor).

Senior Management Team

Dr Tercia Terblanche: Acting Principal

Dr Tercia Terblanche, the Deputy Principal of Academic Services, is responsible for teaching and learning of ministerial programmes such as the National Certificate Vocational (NCV) and Report 191.  She also leads the Student Support Services and Student Management Information and Administration Services Departments of her Branch. Dr Tercia is dedicated, loyal and hardworking in all her endeavours in her career and work. Under her leadership, the Academic Branch received the Minister’s Award for Best Performing College in NCV for 2016 Academic Year at a ceremony during 2017. Under her stewardship, SCC was named the first College in the Western Cape to develop and implement an Academic Support Strategy funded by DANIDA (SESD).

She loves camping and to relax in nature in her free time.

Ms Gezina De Jager: Deputy Principal: Finance

Gezina De Jager, Deputy Principal of Finance, is responsible for processes and procedures such as Supply Chain Management, Stock and Assets Control and oversees that credible financial systems are implemented which leads to sound financial management and unqualified annual financial statements. She strives on effective budgeting processes and efficient internal controls.

Gezina obtained her B Com-degree at the University of North-West and then joined the manufacturing industry in Newcastle, KZN, at a steel manufacturing giant, named Mittal, where she became very involved in Cost Accounting and later in Management Accounting. She also obtained her Higher Education Diploma in Economy, Accounting and Cost Accounting. Gezina realised her passion with the amalgamation of the Newcastle Training Centre and Majuba TVET College became a reality.

After ten years’ experience in the manufacturing industry and the private sector, she embarked on a career in Education and Training and had joined Majuba TVET College as an Assistant Director: Finance where she played a pivoting role in bringing industry to the education sector.

Dr Rajesh Maharaj: Deputy Principal: Innovation and Development

Dr Rajesh Maharaj, the Deputy Principal: Innovation and Development, is co-responsible for Governance and Strategic Planning as part of the Senior Management Team of the College. At an operational level, he ensures Quality and Risk Management as an integral part of the implementation of Occupationally Directed Education and Training.

Further responsibilities include Linkages and Partnerships, Accreditation, Marketing and Communication as well as liaison with external stakeholders, encompassing the DHET, SETAs, some Corporates as well as Business and Industry.

After several years in Business and Industry, his career trajectory includes numerous achievements (see his “LinkedIn” profile) in many areas of the former Technical Colleges, FET Colleges and currently, TVET College, starting from the grassroots level spanning a period of over thirty-four years to date.

Dr Rajesh has a passion for Humanity based management and is driven by Values such as truth, integrity, honour, compassion among others. He has a passion for nature and energy saving, environmental awareness and recycling are his long term practise and precept.

Mr Mzukisi Gcuwa: Deputy Principal Corporate Services

Mzukisi Gcuwa, the Deputy Principal: Corporate Services, is responsible for Strategic Planning and Governance in Human Resources Management, Information Technology and Communication, General Administration, Infrastructure, Fleet Management and Occupational Health & Safety. Surrounded by a very talented, hardworking and dedicated team who continually contribute and provide technical assistance and support in assisting him to fulfil this portfolio and make it a success.

Over the past ten years, Mzukisi has served in several senior positions in Human Resources Management ranging from Organisational Development, Talent Management, Training and Development, Transformation Management and Labour Relations. He has also served in a number of Boards where he aided in Governance for various portfolios.

He loves reading, walking hiking trails and to challenge himself to try out new things.