In 2018, the function was held on the 11 July 2018. A total of 53 students (19 graduates and 34 new SITFE bursary recipients) attended the Graduation Function. All graduates were issued with certificates of achievements for completing their degrees and diplomas and 6 final year top achievers were awarded laptops. The keynote address was delivered by Mrs Lucy Moyane (Deputy Director General for Curriculum at Mpumalanga Department of Education). Various representatives from the sugar industry, government, tertiary institutions and the non-governmental sector attended the function.