Technical skills are aimed at preparing learners for the job market. Our school workshops simulate the working environment through a system of “training through production.”
Early Childhood Development
In Early Childhood Development learning centre, we prepare our learners for the world of work, to be able to nurture children from ages of 0-5.
Career and occupational opportunities for learners with foundation in ECD include but not limited to:
b) Day mothers
c) ADHOC care
d) Teacher assistants in preschools, play schools, nursery or creche, after care or homecare within a family setting.
e) Helpers in the communities/ hospitals/clinics.
f) Au pair.
We take absolute pride in our ‘nurture culture’.
Landscaping is a profession or activity conducted to create awareness about creating gardens for sustainability and for making a substantial living. Combining horticulture and landscaping is exposing a learner to be creative in a process where they learn science and techniques of production, processing and merchandising fruit, vegetables, flowers and medicinal plants. Landscaping equip learners with skills to be self-employed and to work in the agricultural industry.
Learners are exposed to basic woodwork and carpentry through basic project and jobs around the school. Learners at the first and second year are exposed to basic woodwork with emphasis on use of tools and machines for measuring, marking and cutting. Processes like chiseling, drilling, joint-work, filing, sanding, planning, gluing, varnishing and machining are learnt through the making of projects.
Carpentry skills are learnt in the senior years. Learners are taught carpentry skills like roofing, gutters, ceiling, doors and door frames, fitting hinges and mortise locks, skirting, cornices, cabinet making and formwork for construction.
Learners are exposed to the tools and equipment used in the building industry. Learners are exposed to the skills of building using various brick bonds to build a small wall, braai stand, seating benches and concrete flooring. Senior learners are exposed to setting-out and marking foundations, building a small house with doors, windows, and plastering of walls. Learners are taught to build brick piers, columns, round walls and arches.