(In South Africa) an institution offering technical and vocational education at tertiary level.
- This guide contains information on about 3000 courses offered by universities, technikons, private and technical colleges in South Africa.
- He said government departments had bursary schemes in technikons and technical colleges to provide learners with financial assistance.
- As the route to paid employment, universities remain first choice, technikons second, and colleges for further education and training a poor third.
Greek, noun use of the neuter of tekhnikos 'relating to skills'.
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