Do You Fancy An Exciting Training Programme In The Manufacturing Industry That Will Future-Proof Your Career?


Do you fancy an exciting training programme in the manufacturing industry that will future-proof your career? Apply for the Production Technologies Association of SA’s (PtSA) Toolmaker Artisan Training Programme NOW!

Toolmaker Artisan Training Programme

What does a toolmaker do?

Toolmakers use advanced machines and equipment to produce precision tools such as jigs, moulds and dies which are then used in the manufacturing process of products ranging from aircraft and cell phone components to plastic bottles. Toolmakers are employed in almost all manufacturing sectors from aerospace, automotive, chemical and electronics to the packaging, marine and medical industries.

Toolmaker Artisan Training Programme

The Toolmaker Artisan Training Programme is presented by the training provider of PtSA, the National Technologies Implementation Platform (NTIP), as part of the TDM Powered Skills Development Programme.

Toolmaker artisan training is done at world-class PtSA training centres in:

  • Pretoria
  • Cape Town
  • Gqeberha and uMgungundlovu/Pietermaritzburg

The Toolmaker Artisan Training Programme is modular and competency-based with a typical full-time duration of four years. The Programme comprises three phases per level. The knowledge phase consists of fundamental subjects and applied theory, the practical phase workshop practical training and external workpiece assessment and phase three the workplace experience of On-the-Job training.

The minimum entry requirements are:

  • Candidates between the ages of 18 - 35 years can apply.
  • NQF Level 4 = N3, Grade 12, NC(V) 4 English, Mathematics, Physical– and Engineering Science.

Applications close on 30 July 2021
Bursaries are available for deserving students.

Online Application

tdm[email protected]
+27(0)73 274 1411


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