Circleway was established in 2011 in Bethal Mpumalanga with a strategic goal to bring quality education to small towns of Mpumalanga Province. Circleway started by focussing on Engineering Studies due to the Mining and Power generation industries that are dominant in the areas where it envisioned to operate. By 2012, Circleway enacted a follow up College in Kriel and also expanded the scope to Business Studies.
In 2013 Circleway moved the strategic function to Witbank in order to access the decision makers of industry. To this end, the Direction, operation, financial and information technology functions were located in this the Head Office. By 2014, Circleway grew its business to Belfast where a Portable skills facility was established, this through the AgriSeta, TETA, and CETA qualifications.
By 2015 Circleway started with the establishment of the Arnot Campus which was successfully registered in 2016. To date Circleway has five fully accredited TVET colleges in Arnot, Belfast, Bethal, Kriel and recently Witbank. Circleway is registered with the following bodies:
• Department of Higher Education and Training
• EW Seta
From Nated Engineering studies to Business, from Abet classes to Artisan training, from Agricultural, Water treatment, Civil right through to Transport related studies, Circleway remains geared to provide quality and relevant training to the district of Mpumalanga.
Circleway operates the following divisions: TVET and Artisan training Colleges, Portable skills training, Mining Compliance training, School of Media and Logistics studies, Aquaponics training and Discretionary Grant Project Implementation.