FETIíS research and development partners include:

DG Murray Trust; City & Guilds (UK); INSETA; Access Trust; JET Educational Services; Ford Foundation; Financial Planning Institute; Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism; Human Sciences Research Council; General Motors SA; Student Enrolment Management Unit UWC; National Business Initiative; British Council; SADC-UNESCO; Highline Community College USA; Kresge Foundation; Western Cape Education Department; Department of Higher Education and Training; Cape Peninsula University of Technology; South African Qualifications Authority; DANIDA; MOT SA