Training Programme


Lepharo Training Academy


Lepharo is an Incubation Centre for Manufacturing; it is also an accredited provider with MERSETA and has programme approval with the Services Seta.
We design, develop and implement learning programmes and manage assessment of learners in a manner that embodies the NQF Objective:
• Being part of a creation of a single integrated framework for learning achievements;
• Facilitating access to, and mobility and progression within education, training and career path;
• We pride ourselves in enhancing the quality of education and training; and
• We contribute to the acceleration of redress of the past discrimination in education, training and employment and business opportunities.

Accreditation Number: 17-QA/ACC/1149/15
September 14, 2017
Standard Bases Learning Programmes

Standard Bases Learning Programmes

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September 14, 2017
Technical Training Skills Programme

Technical Training Skills Programme

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September 5, 2017
Fabrication Engineering Level 01

Fabrication Engineering Level 02

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September 5, 2017
Fabrication Engineering Level 02

Fabrication Engineering Level 03

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September 5, 2017
Fabrication Engineering Level 03

Fabrication Engineering Level 04

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September 5, 2017
Instrument Machanician Level 5

Instrument Mechanician Level 5

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September 5, 2017
New Venture Creation Level 2

New Venture Creation Level 2

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September 5, 2017
New Venture Creation Level 4

New Venture Creation Level 4

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September 5, 2017
Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety

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September 5, 2017
Production Technology Level 2

Production Technology Level 2

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September 5, 2017
Production Technology Level 3

Production Technology Level 3

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September 5, 2017
Production Technology Level 4

Production Technology Level 4

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September 5, 2017
Professional Driving level 3

Professional Driving level 3

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September 5, 2017
Warehouse Manufacturing and Inventory 4

Warehouse Manufacturing and Inventory 4

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September 5, 2017
Welding Level 02

Welding Level 02

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September 5, 2017
Welding Level 03

Welding Level 03

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September 5, 2017
Welding Level 04

Welding Level 04

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Qualification Summery
1.       Basic Fabrication Skills: NQF Level 2 Credits
·         Cut materials using the oxy-fuel gas cutting process (manual cutting) 6
·         Draw and interpret simple plate, pipe and structural steel plate pipe 6
·         Form and shape sheet metal using hand  or power operated machines 8
·         Measure and mark off steel profiles 2
·         Mechanically cut, drill and punch fabrication materials 10
·         Weld carbon steel work pieces using the oxyacetylene gas welding process 10
·         Weld work pieces using the oxyacetylene gas welding process 10
2.       Welding Workshop Assistance NQF Level 2 Credits
·         Weld carbon steel work pieces using the shielded metal arc welding 15
·         Cut materials using the oxy-fuel cutting process 6
·         Weld carbon steel work pieces using the gas tungsten arc welding process 15
·         Braze metals using the oxy-fuel brazing process 6
·         Weld work pieces using the oxyacetylene gas welding process 10
·         Weld carbon steel work pieces using the cored wire welding process 15
3.       Welding Machine OperatorNQF Level 2 Credits
·         Select, use and care for engineering hands tools 6
·         Select, use and care for engineering power tools 6
4.       Basic shielded Metal Arc Welding in all positions using jigs  NQF Level 2 Credits
·         Prepare and secure work pieces for welding(includes the use of manipulators) 8
·         Weld carbon steel work pieces using the shielded metal arc welding process 8
·         Assemble work pieces in jigs(minor amendments include the use of manipulator) 3
5.       Basic welding skills and gas cutting NQF Level 2 Credits
·         Deal with safety, health and environmental emergencies in the workplace 3
·         Use welding definition and symbols 5
·         Weld carbon steel work piece using the shielded metal arc welding 15
·         Weld carbon steel work piece using the gas metal arc welding process 15
·         Cut materials using the oxy-fuel gas cutting process(manual cutting) 6
·         Weld steel work pieces using the gas tungsten arc welding process 15
·         Braze metals using oxy-fuel brazing process 6
·         Weld work pieces using the oxyacetylene gas welding process in the down hand position 10
6.       Occupational Health, Safety and Environment NQF Level 2 Credits
1.1. Health (LP 74289) 46
·         Apply firefighting techniques. ·         Handle water sample for analysis. ·         Demonstrate knowledge of the most common harmful gases and vapors. ·         Issue and retrieve personal monitoring equipment.
1.2. Safety (LP 74290) 30
·         Apply firefighting techniques. ·         Apply health and safety to a work area. ·         Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace. ·         Take action to address impacts on the environment. ·         Describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representative.
1.3. Environment (LP 74291) 35
·         Apply firefighting techniques. ·         Collect data for environmental management purposes. ·         Participate in the implementation and evaluation of an environmental management programme in the workplace. ·         Work with, use and care for materials and resources which can impact on health and the environment
7.       Manufacturing Qualifications Credits
National Certificate: Welding Application and PracticeLevel 2 158
National Certificate: Production Technology Level 2 125
National Certificate: Production Technology Level 3 120
Further Education and Training Certificate: Production Technology Level 4 143
8.       Enterprise Development Qualifications Credits
National Certificate: New Venture Creation Level 2 138
National Certificate: New Venture Creation Level 4 149
9.       Quality Management Systems  NQF Level 5 Credits
·         National Certificate: Quality Management System 120