About Technotrain

We equip Artisans to succeed!

Technotrain was established in 2007 as a training division of Sturrock and Robson Industries (SRI) and was solely established as an in-house training facility.

As it was not a strategic fit within a portfolio of their businesses, SRI relinquished its interests in Technotrain and sold the business to new owners who now provide the requisite strategic direction within the South African vocational training industry.

With new management, the business has emerged as a formidable force, able to provide improved quality service to its clients and students. Growth has also been achieved through the establishment of another branch in Westmead, outside Pinetown in the KZN province.

We are proud to be a training partner to many organisations who trust us with their Artisan development programmes. Starting with only 13 apprentices, Technotrain has since impacted the lives of hundreds of apprentices every year.

B-BBEE Level 1

Technotrain is a level 1 BBBEE supplier which offers the following benefits:

  • Procurement spend: claim 135% for every Rand spent.
  • QSE: As a qualifying small entity, clients can claim points with QSE’s.
  • Skills development: Technotrain’s training programmes meet the B-BBEE prescribed training criteria, enabling clients to claim skills development points.

GAUTENG PROVINCE

Our main training facility is strategically located in Kempton Park, in the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan, east of Johannesburg.

The metro is one of the largest industrial areas and the fourth largest metro in South Africa, where artisan skills is in high demand. Our close proximity ensures we work closely with business to provide tailored artisan training solutions that matches specific priorities and skills requirements.

KWAZULU-NATAL PROVINCE

Our Kwazulu-Natal training facility is strategically located in Westmead, one of the preferred industrial nodes approximately 25 kilometres from the Durban CBD. Westmead borders other industrial areas such as Pinetown and New Germany, making it accessible to our clients.

OUR INSTRUCTORS

Our instructors are exceptional artisans with many years of working experience. They provide more than their expertise of their trades – they impart life-skills that expose learners to real-life situations that come only from working the trade everyday.

To ensure quality and accredited training, our Instructors have the following credentials:

  • Qualified artisans in their respective fields.
  • Qualified Facilitators.
  • Qualified and registered Assessors and Moderators with NAMB.

OUR VISION

To be the preferred training provider by providing vocational & technical training aligned to Industry needs & Government’s skills development objectives.

OUR MISSION

To provide quality technical & vocational training, which fulfills the industry needs, meets Government’s objectives & closes the skills gap.

Meet Our Team

ensuring quality service!

Our new management team ensures we provide quality service to our clients and students.

Gabriel Semenya,
Managing Director

Jonathan Trollip,
Business Development Manager

Piet Venter,
Operations Manager

Laura-Lee Hillier,
Westmead

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