Wamakers offers a variety of courses. We offer three certificate courses that run for eight consecutive weeks and a number of short courses that only run for a couple of days. Courses take place at the Centre in Wellington from 8:00 - 16:00, Monday to Friday. Courses are presented in Afrikaans three times a year and in English once a year.

All Certificate Course students are to complete the Basic Home Management course of 2 weeks and thereafter select one of the following:

  • Frail Care

To continue for a further 6 weeks in a course that prepares students for employment as day care mothers, or as assistants in creches and other pre-school centres, or as a housekeeper with this additional qualification as a child carer, or

  • Child Care

To continue training for a further 6 weeks in a course that prepares students for employment as frail care assistants within an institution, or as nurse-aids in a private home or in the community, or

  • Hairdressing Salon Assistant

To continue training for a further 6 weeks at a professional Hairsalon that prepares students for employment as Haidressing salon assistants.

Requirements: Ability to read and write English or Afrikaans; Grade 9; At least 18 years of age; No criminal record.  Due to the physical strain of practicals it is not advised to join a course if expecting mothers are in their second trimester of pregnancy.

Needed at registration: Copy of ID + 2 x ID photos.  Registration as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Cost: Contact office for quotations.

Fee includes: Lectures, Handbooks, Certificate and Certificate Ceremony.

Dress code: Casual but neat. The uniform is only to be worn during in-service training hours. 

Absenteeism: A doctor's certificate is needed if a student is absent for more than 2 days.

In-service Training: It will be expected of students to complete the given amount of hours at an approved institution.

Accommodation: Accommodation must be arranged by student.

Private lodging available: Mrs. Connie Abrahams 021 873 5413 / 078 373 3368

Course dates for 2017

16 Jan - 16 Mrt

10 Apr - 14 Jun

17 Jul - 14 Sept

9 Oct - 7 Dec

Please note that spaces are limited on each course.  Book in advance to prevent disappointment.

Wamakers Training Centre is a registered South African non-profit company:

Our registration number is 2004/033955/08 as an Association incorporated in terms of Section 21 (not having a share capital) in the Companies Act (Act 61 of 1973) 

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