SKILLS CENTRE

Each Centre runs a skills centre. The curriculum at each centre depends on the employment demands from that specific business community. Courses include:

Computer Literacy

Fee: R500 (R800 if you have not taken the WORK 4 A LIVING programme.)

2 Week programme from 08:00 – 16:00

Space is limited, so please book your place in advance.

The course covers:

  • The basic computer technology

  • Microsoft Office programs like  Excel and Word

  • How to use the internet  and an Email service

Final exam has a pass requirement of 75%

Waitering

Fee: R400

1 Week from 13:00 – 15:30

The course covers the basics of:

  • Waitering

  • Table set and serving etiquette

  • Bay management

  • Cleaning, hygiene and communication in the kitchen

  • Wine stewarding and understanding the menu

Office Management

Fee: R400

1 Week from 13:00 – 16:00

The course covers the basics of:

  • Office procedure

  • Administration

  • Practical application

  • Receptionist responsibilities

  • Office technology

  • Grooming and etiquette

Merchandising

Fee: R200

5 Day programme from 13:00 – 16:00

Course covers:

  • Definitions and Terminology

  • Types of merchandising

  • The merchandising cycle

Cashier & Point of sales

Fee: R400

3 Day programme from 13:00 – 16:00

Course starts every Tuesday

Course covers:

  • Customer service

  • Telephone skills

  • How to operate a till

Business

Fee: R400

5 Day programme from 09:00-15:00

Course covers:

  • How to start & grow a business
  • Business plans and applying for funding