Mr Johan Slabbert and 4 of his top N6 students

Motheo Scoops Thuthuka Awards

Motheo TVET College took part in the Annual Thuthuka Jewellery Awards Competition.

The award ceremony was held on 15 March 2018 at The Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) Gallery, located on the University Johannesburg Bunting Road Campus in Auckland Park.

  • The annual competition is supported by a partnership between the Department of Arts and Culture and the Thuthuka Jewellery Development Programme.

    Students will be assisted in industries such as clothing production, jewellery manufacturing and design, fashion design and welding.

The exhibition presented jewellery designed by students from community jewellery schools, TVET Colleges and Universities across the country, in particular students from North West, the Free State, Kwazulu Natal and Western Cape, as well as an institution working with a hearing-impaired group.


Mr Johan Slabbert and 6 of his top N6 students represented the College to the event. ¬†One student Frank Picoyagae won the overall prize in the category for “Most unique idea” and Motheo TVET College lecturer Mr Johan Slabbert received the second prize in the open category, were all professionals in the industry compete against each other. Motheo TVET College Executive Management and staff is very proud of them.