The SEIFSA Training Centre

The SEIFSA Training Centre can train approximately 250 people per day and offers apprenticeships in 10 trades. In addition, the Training Centre is a Department of Higher Education and Training registered Trade Test centre and has trade-tested 400 candidates per year, since 2014.

The training offered encompasses not only apprentice training but also the following interventions:

  • Learnerships;
  • Skills programmes;
  • Short courses;
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL);
  • Trade proficiency assessment services;
  • Trade Testing for contractual learners and non-contractual learners;
  • Assessment and Trade Testing of non-contractual learners;
  • Continuous upskilling of artisans.

Companies can also request assistance and support with:

  • Recruitment and selection of learners;
  • Training and placement of as yet un-contracted learners and apprentices.

SEIFSA is proud that we have received accreditation by The Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Merseta), The Chemical Industries Sector Education Training Authority (CHIETA), Energy and Water Sector Education Training Authority (EWSETA) and with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupation (QCTO) for Training and Trade testing.

Who is SEIFSA?

SEIFSA is the Steel Engineering Industry Federation for Southern Africa. Its core business is to represent and promote the interests of business in Southern Africa, in particular the metals and engineering (M&E) industries, through lobbying and capacity building, provision of related services and building of good relations with key stakeholders.

Many SEIFSA members recognise the need for artisans. Therefore, in collaboration with the Metals and Engineering (M&E) industry, SEIFSA decided to establish the Training Centre as a way to funnel future artisans to its members and also to other related industries in desperate need of artisans.

In 2018, SEIFSA will be 75 years old.

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