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About Us

The College

We are dedicated to providing quality academic programs that are relevant in the South African society. Our courses are continually shaped by market needs and delivered by exceptional facilitators with real world experience. Our students are trained using industry standard gear, and methodologies which will enable them to excel in any working environment anywhere in the world.

Our Mission

The mission of SMC is to provide innovative, educational environments, opportunities and experiences that enable individuals, communities and the region to enhance themselves and promote their full potentials.

Our Vision

To be a national leader in transforming lives through an innovative, rigorous, and compassionate approach to education.

Our Mandate

  • We will become known nationally as an institution that “makes a difference”
  • We continually strive to innovate – finding new and more effective ways to educate and serve students
  • We sustain rigor in our work – holding high standards and expectations for both our students and for ourselves
  • We approach our work with compassion – acknowledging the whole person, working with integrity and caring, accepting people where they are and moving them forward without sacrificing standards or expectations; bringing joy, honesty, and understanding to our work

Our Philosophy

Our philosophy is encompassed in three Latin words ‘Excellentia, Intergritas, Varietas (Excellence, Integrity, and Diversity)

  • Excellence: We strive for academic excellence
  • Integrity: We promote the respect of others as well as oneself
  • Diversity: We integrate students from all backgrounds, denominations, race and culture

Key Objectives

  • Student achievement: The college aims to ensure that students achieve their qualification, progress and reach their goals
  • Community and other partnerships: The college will play a dynamic role in partnerships with local communities and other organisations which share its vision
  • Specialized training and skills development: The college aims to be recognized as a centre of excellence for professional, technical and skills training

We continually strive to strengthen and improve the positive impact we have on our students and community: transforming their lives, as well as our own, through our work.

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