A learnership is a workbased learning programme. This means that classroom studies at a college or training centre are combined with practical onthejob experience. We learn much better when we can practice what we have been taught in the classroom in a workplace environment.

his is the second of three levels of a Learnership. The knowledge and experience gained in this qualification is typically what is completed in a 2nd year apprenticeship. During the year the learners will receive knowledge and experience on

  • Use and apply a variety of plate welding, cutting, and gouging processes
    according to performance standards.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of welding procedures and the quality of welded components.
  • Maintain organizational relationships through effective communication with clients, peers and members of supervisory/management levels.
  • Range: Maintaining effective relationships; verbal and written reporting; exploring options for further learning.

Course Overview

The learners will attend their knowledge and practical training at our centres which are situated in Cape Town, Kya Sands (Johannesburg) and Ggeberha (Port Elizabeth).The course covers 14 weeks at the institution which is made up of Fundamental unit standards covering numeracy and literacy, as well as core and elective unit standards that are selected to meet the minimum credits required to achieve the qualification. Learners will complete formative assessments which will be recorded in their POE’s

Learners are then required to complete exposure at the worksite gaining valuable onthejob experience against the unit standards completed for roughly between 6 8 months of the year.

On completion thereof learners will be required to complete summative assessments against the assessment criteria as listed in each unit standard. Successful learners will receive a National Certificate issued by the relevant SETA’s and the credits will be registered on the National Learner Registration Database.

At any time in the future, learners can do level 4 which is the next step in leading to a national trade test and will have the necessary skills to be able to participate in workplace activities


Recommended Entry Criteria

  • NQF Level 2 Communication and Mathematical literacy
  • Or a Grade 10 with Maths and Science
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