Training Calendar
Employer Benefits

Construction School

Short courses:

Construction health & safety

  • Basic rigging and slinging
  • Construction regulations for supervisors and managers
  • Manage health and safety on a construction project
  • SHEQ management for supervisors
  • Fall arrest
  • Install and maintain solar water heating systems
  • Basic construction carpentry - formwork
  • Basic construction carpentry - finishing
  • Basic plumbing
  • Basic painting
  • Basic bricklaying
  • Basic plastering
  • Basic tiling


  • Flagsman
  • Kerblayer
  • Construction hand
  • Civil construction bricklayer grade 1
  • Shutterhand grade 1,2 & 3
  • Reinforcing hand grade 1 & 2
  • Concrete hand grade 1 & 2
  • Earthworks grade 1
  • Pipe layer grade 1
  • Construction road works
Foreman Development
  • Read and interpret drawings
  • Setting out construction work areas
  • Supervise construction teams
  • Health and safety supervision
  • Contract documentation
  • Scaffolding erector (access)
  • Scaffolding erector (suspended)
  • Scaffolding inspector (access/suspended)
Full Qualifications/Learnerships/Apprenticehips:


Training Force welcomes the return of the apprenticeship model as we believe it plays an important role in producing rounded and fully skilled tradesmen who have mastered all aspects of their chosen trade.

General Education and Training Certificate:
Construction (NQF 1)

  • Form work
  • Timber roof erection
  • Carpentry finishing
  • Plant operator
  • Ceiling and timber frame partitioning
  • Plumbing
  • Structural field
  • Water and Waste Water
  • Painting
  • Tiling
  • Labour intensive construction

National Certificate:
Building and Civil (NQF 3)

  • Painting
  • Plastering
  • Tiling
  • Carpentry
  • Concrete form work
  • Masonry (bricklaying)

National Certificate:
Road Works (NQF 2)

  • Setting out control points
  • Setting pipes and transferring levels
  • Compacting asphalt
  • Install road studs
  • Construct precast curbs and concrete channels
  • Erect and maintain guard rails
  • Concrete pipes
  • Install manhole covers
  • Erect directional signs
  • Install road markers
  • Operate a mechanical painting machine
  • Bitumen surfaces

National Certificate:
Plant Operations (NQF 2)

  • Operate various loaders, dozers and shovels
  • Operate various trucks and water cart
  • Operate bitumen, hot mix asphalt paving, milling machine, paving screed and roller

National Certificate:
Community House Building

  • Energy efficient environmental principles that results in the construction of buildings
  • Understand the construction industry, stakeholders, legislation etc
  • Basic sketches and drawings
  • Health and safety legislation
  • Erect, use & dismantle access equipment
  • Set out, excavate and cast concrete strip foundations etc
  • Set out and prepare carpentry work
  • Use brick size and block size units to build
  • Set out, brace and erect site made roof trusses etc
  • Apply screed to concrete floors
  • Measure, cut and fit glass
  • Prepare, prime and paint internal en external surface

Further Education and Training
Further Education and Training (FET) Certificate:

Supervision of Construction Processes (NQF 4)

  • Applying Health and Safety procedures
  • Applying information from contracts, drawings and specifications to set out a construction site
  • Supervise construction activities
  • Apprenticeships
  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry
  • Tiling
  • Painting
  • Bricklaying
  • Plastering


Further Education and Training (FET) Certificate:
Certificate: Building and Civil Construction (NQF 3)

  • Plan construction activities using mathematical principles
  • Communicate with relevant persons
  • Plan construction activity
  • Establish work area
  • Execute construction activity including painting, tiling, plastering, masonry, joinery, carpentry and roofing