Course Duration

Fundamental Subjects

Entry Requirements


3 Months

  • Provide primary emergency care/first aid as an advanced first responder.
  • Prepare and install open shelving.
  • Prepare and fit tongue and groove wall panelling.
  • Prepare and erect a timber framed partition.
  • Fit and hang a single door to a framed partition.
  • Cut and fit architrave and skirting.
  • Erect and dismantle scaffolding.
  • Set out and construct a nail plate/bolted howe-roof truss.
  • Set out and erect gable roof trusses.
  • Erect an I-shaped roof.
  • Clad a roof structure with concrete tiles.
  • Clad a roof structure with corrugated galvanised sheeting.
  • Prepare and erect brandered ceiling and install insulation.
  • Machine components for a straight flight of stairs with newel posts.
  • Assemble a straight flight of stairs with balustrade and newel posts from machined material and fit the staircase.
  • Fabricate, erect and strip formwork for straight walls, columns and bases.
  • Fabricate, erect and strip steel and timber form-work for T-wall, decks, beams and single flight staircases.

To register for a Short Skill Course, you need a minimum of Grade 10 pass.


Students register three times in the year (trimesters)

  • January
  • May
  • September


  • Practical - 3 Months.
  • Practical Experience (Learnership) - 24 Months

Career Opportunity:

National Diploma - 3 Months Theory plus 24 Months Practical (Learnership) Experience.

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