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CETA Accreditation ACC/17/07/00004

Our mission is to empower people and contribute to social upliftment by presenting short, practical orientated skills courses, through superior training, in market related need in Africa. As Ekurhuleni Artisans and Skills Training Centre, our aim is to equip individuals with the necessary skills and development that will enable them to be employed in the commercial sector or to become entrepreneurs in their own right. This is achieved by providing these individuals with superior training in their specialised fields. Ekurhuleni Artisans and Skills Training Centre’s objective is to equip each person with a “Skill for Life”.

We have now taken the decision to offer more skilled courses which will equip the student with a NQF qualification.

It is therefore with great pleasure that we inform you that our company has now successfully been granted accreditation by CETA (Construction Education and Training Authority)

Our CETA Accreditation Number is ACC/17/07/00004 and this accreditation is valid for the period 6 July 2017 to 31 March 2020.

We have been accredited for the following:

  1. National certificate: Community House Building – SAQA ID 24273 NQF Level 2, and
  2. National certificate: Building and Civil Construction – SAQA ID 65409 NQF Level 3

We will be applying for accreditation for more courses in the near future and will keep you informed as we proceed.

Do not hesitate to contact us at any time should you have questions on any aspect of the above.

7 Steps to Become a Qualified Artisan

Step 1 (Student/Candidate)

We focus on the lost generation (School drop-outs who did not complete school. People who wants to improve his/her skills and even university graduates who needs practical experience can apply. Must be 16 years or older. The candidate will do a 3 week practical self-enrichment course of his/her choice. After which he/she will be known as a semi-skilled artisan.

Step 2 (Semi – Skilled Artisan)

The lowest criteria that a candidate needs to have to apply is Grade 9 and a minimum of 4 years relevant working experience accordingly (NAMB in DHE) in terms of Chapter 6A.

Step 3 (Semi – Skilled Artisan with working experience)

The candidate must go to Indlela (Olifantsfontein) for recognition of prior learning (RPL). He/She will be assessed. If the assessment has been passed, the candidate will receive dates for their Trade Test. The Trade Test will be done at Indlela (Olifantsfontein).

Step 4 (Semi – Skilled Artisan with working experience and trade test date)

The candidate enrolls at EASTC for trade test preparation once he/she has received his/her trade test dates. The candidate will be booked exactly 3 weeks before the trade test dates and will then undergo a 3 week preparation course.

Step 5 (Trade Test)

The candidate does his/her final trade test at Indlela (Olifantsfontein) Department of Higher Education.

Step 6 (Qualification)

Once the candidate passes his/her trade test at Indlela (Olifantsfontein), Department of Higher Education. He/she will receive full qualification (Red seal certificate) from the Department of Higher Education.

Step 7 (Qualified Artisan)

The candidate is now a fully qualified artisan regardless of his/her (background) and can be paid accordingly to their red seal certificate. This means the qualified artisan can start to build a better life for himself/herself and also contribute to the economy of South Africa.

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