VISION & MISSION Vision Our vision is of a South Africa in which all our people have access to lifelong learning, as well as education and training, which will, in turn, contribute towards improving the quality of life and building a peaceful, prosperous and democratic South Africa. Mission Our mission is to provide leadership with respect to provinces, districts and schools in the establishment of a South African education system for the 21st century. Values People. Upholding the Constitution, being accountable to the Minister, the government and the people of South Africa. Excellence. Maintaining high standards of performance and professionalism by aiming for excellence in everything we do, including being fair, ethical and trustworthy in all that we do. Teamwork. Cooperating with one another and with our partners in education in an open and supportive way to achieve shared goals. Learning. Creating a learning organisation in which staff members seek and share knowledge and information, while committing themselves to personal growth. Innovation. Striving to address the training needs for high-quality service and seeking ways to achieve our goals.
Skills Training Centre Manager – Mr Martin Theron The Skills Training Centre was established in 1995 to offer vocational skills training to the unemployed and school-leavers over the age of 17 years. The following courses are offered: Welding Electrical Plumbing Bookkeeping Automotive Repair & Maintenance Computers Bricklaying Carpentry Plastering Upholstery Furniture Polishing & Refurbishment Pre-Apprentice Diesel Mechanic WELDING This course is a certificate programme, accredited with the Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority (MerSETA) following the unit standards in basic welding principles. Candidates will receive a St. Anthony’s Certificate on successful completion of the course. Aim To use and apply mechanical and welding technology, tech-niques, processes and skills, as applied in the welding industry. Employment Opportunities You will be marketable in the welding field as learner welders, apprentices or assistant welders. Course content: The course content is 90% practical training and 10% theory. Safety/hand tools/power tools and housekeeping Reading drawings/welding symbols Welding theory Grinding/cutting / measuring and marking off Shield metal arc welding- all positions Oxy acetylene welding – all positions Tungsten gas welding – all positions Gas metal arc welding all positions Fluxcor welding all positions When Entrance Requirements Duration 12 January to 27 March […]
Who is Africa Skills We see our management, staff, students, host employers and other stakeholders as part of the Proudly Africa Skills family and encourage creativity and innovation. Achievements from both staff and students are recognized and rewarded and together we: EQUIP, EMPOWER AND EXCEL! Our range of programmes is based on the list of critical and scarce skills as identified by the South African Government, but at the same time we are constantly seeking to improve and expand on these programmes to ensure we stay current and even ahead of the ever-changing needs in the industry. We believe that the aforementioned will undoubtedly foster job creation, especially by means of apprenticeships, learnerships and skills programmes incorporated into work placement. Through skills development constant job creation takes place. As more bursaries are awarded, more learners are recruited, which in turn leads to more facilitators to be employed. Learners already in the system are placed at Host Employers which in turn benefits the business community and offering students the unique opportunity to work and gain the necessary experience while in training. We see our management, staff, students, host employers and other stakeholders as part of the Proudly Africa Skills family and […]