Northlink College was established in 2002, following the merger of four colleges in the northern suburbs of the greater Cape Town Metropole, namely Wingfield Technical College (three campuses: Wingfield, Goodwood and Table Bay), Tygerberg College (Tygerberg and Parow) and Bellville Technical College. In 2005 Northlink bought Belhar College, a private institution.
The name is a combination of “north” (reflecting the geographical positioning of the institution in Cape Town) and “link” (which describes the initial linking of the former colleges). More importantly, it illustrates the critical connection between school education and the world of work.
Northlink College’s Quality Management System (QMS) is guided by the principles and beliefs expressed in the College’s Quality Policy, Mission and Vision. The college is committed to providing quality education and training to its students/clients and deems quality an integral in all operations of the institution. The scope of Northlink’s QMS includes Education and Training (our core business) as well as the support services/functions which directly or indirectly impacts Education and Training. The effectiveness of the QMS is monitored through various internal audits, the analysis of feedback (Customer Surveys and Customer Complaints) as well as Management Reviews.