Africa's Premier Draughting & Design Academy



  • Department of Higher Education and Training
  • Umalusi
  • Construction Education and Training Authority
  • South African Institute of Draughting
  • Quality Council for Trades and Occupations
Success Stories

The African Academy was established in 1994 to address the critical need for well-trained and skilled Draughtspersons, and to contribute towards reducing unemployment in South Africa. The African Academy is recognized as one of Africa’s leading Draughting Education & Training Institutions. The African Academy has proven its worth by achieving an above 80% pass rate and an above 80% placement of graduates in employment. Industry attests to the high calibre of graduate that the African Academy produces.


The African Academy is governed by a Board of Directors, an Academic Board and an Industry Board to ensure the high standard is always delivered. The African Academy offers a variety of qualifications, software training courses and skills programmes to cater for the needs of all individuals and companies.

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