Name: Dipuo Thaga
UJ Wholesale and Retail Seta Chair Gauteng Management Committee Staff Members
About Ms Dipuo Thaga
Ms. Dipuo Thaga
Western TVET College(WESTCOL): Academic and Curriculum Support
Bachelor of Technology (Management)
Diploma: Human Resources Management
Senior Teacher’s Diploma
Ms Dipuo has been in the Technical Vocational Education and Training Industry for over two
decades. She is passionate about changing the life of the young adults by way of supporting
and encouraging them to achieve skill or qualifications that will enable them to compete in the
world of work and be employable or self-employed.
Through training; teaching and management opportunities, she has acquired key skills which
enabled her to take leadership roles in Education.
In her current role at the Western TVET College, she is instrumental in the promotion of work
integrated learning programmes, where she established partnerships with external
stakeholders, including international key players, for the purpose of students’ placement and
She is passionate about sourcing funding solutions from SETAs to ensure that the students
that need experiential learning are funded for the period required.
She prides herself in being a good problem solver; a development coach, mentor and
Ms Dipuo brings to Management Committee in-depth knowledge and vast experience of the
South African – Further Education Landscape and looks forward to making a difference to