Artisan Training

The following trades are offered at Matlosana Campus:

Fitter and Turner

Admission requirements:

N2 certificate including the four relevant subjects of maths, engineering science, trade theory and a fourth subject as required by the trade; or

Technical trade theory programmes quality assured by a SETA deemed to be equivalent to NQF Level 3; or

Relevant Engineering NCV Certificate with seven subjects at NQF Level 3.


Between 3 and 4 years depending on the trade

Other requirements:

A candidate must be contracted to an employer/host employer

Other routes:

ARPL-Artisan Recognition of Prior Learning

Seven steps to becoming an Artisan:

Step 1: Career Development

Step 2: Learner Contracting

Step 3: Knowledge, Practical and Workplace Training

Step 4: Artisan Recognition of Prior Learning (ARPL)

Step 5: Trade Testing

Step 6: Certification

Step 7: Quality Assurance