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- CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION AND TRAINING AUTHORITY
- SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF DRAUGHTING
- QUALITY COUNCIL FOR TRADES AND OCCUPATIONS
The African Academy
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.
WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY
Blayne FergusonFrom a young age I had always had a passion for drawing, and that passion never died. When entering the later years of high school, I was always perturbed by the question of what I was going to study once I left school. After many months of pondering I decided to follow my dream.
Herman van HeerdenI studied the Basic Draughting course (MDDOP) at the African Academy in 2007. During this time, I promised myself and the African Academy that I will be one of the best students that African Academy will place in the working world of Draughting. At the end of the year, African Academy...
Byron BallottoI started the Basic Draughting course (MDDOP) at African Academy in April 2008 and completed it in March 2009. I was placed in a job in April 2009 as a trainee Draughtsperson with a mining manufacturing company. I had really good knowledge of the drawing programs, due to the course I studied at the African Academy.
Lerato MphagiAfter Matric, I did part time jobs as I was not accepted at any tertiary institution to study further. I then forwarded my CV to the Department of Labour. And what followed was nothing short of amazing. I was offered a bursary to attend a course at the African Academy for the academic year of 2007, to study Draughting.
Hamphrey MmolaI completed my high school level (Grade 12) in year 2007 at Rivonia Secondary. Technical drawing was a great passion for me but unfortunately Rivonia Secondary did not offer it as a subject. I wanted to work with in an environment that had something to do with drawings.
Zola MasekoZola Maseko started at African Academy in 2007 with a bridging course and proceeded to complete the MDDOP course in 2008. He successfully acquired employment in 2009 and established himself as an AutoCad and Revit Specialist in the MEP (Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing) Building Industry .
Keamogetswe MotsageBack in high school my headmaster would always tell us that success is spelt W O R K. I never quite understood the phrase until now. My academic journey, starting in primary school, had always been a breeze until high school. My study method is amazingly simple: ‘Repetition’.