ABENZI Training Opportunities in the Eastern Cape

If you are interested in taking part in a learnership or internship for welding, upholstery, wood furniture designing or wood machining, and you have relavent experience in any of those trades, then this opportunity is for you. Abenzi Woodhouse Incorporated invites applicants from Amahlathi, Amathole and Eastern Cape to apply for available skills development and artisan trainings.

Abenzi Woodhouse trainings are offered in partnership with its accredited FP&M SETA training partners.

Applications are open for learnership, internship, skills program and Recognition of prior learning on the following trades:

1.Welding Level 2-3

2.Upholstery Level 2-3

3.Wood Furniture Designing NQF Level 4

4.Wood machining Level 3


 Internship: 6-12 months

 Learnership: 12 to 18 months.

 Skills Program: 1-6 months

 RPL: 1-3 Months


 Grade 9-12 with 2-3year’s experience respectively in the relevant technical field for learnership, skills program and RPL

 NQF Level 3/4 certificate , diploma or degree for internship program

 A copy of qualification, school report OR valid certified grade 12 certificate with a minimum pass in English of 40% & 40% Mathematics/ Math’s Literacy

 Two recommendations or official testimonial from a previous school or learning institution OR Employer.

 Detailed CV with 3 contactable references who are not relatives or friends.

 Be a South African citizen from the Eastern Cape, preference to be given to Amahlathi and Amathole district citizen based on merit (Attach Proof of address under your name)

 Ages between 18-35years will be prioritized however people up to 45 years will be considered depending on level of qualification and experience

 Persons with disability must provide a medical certificate confirming the nature of disability and fitness to undertake training in the chosen field.

 NB: For Wood Designing the candidate should be qualified in Cabinet Making, Joinery or Wood Machining NQF Level 3


 At least three years working experience in the relevant field.

 Two official testimonials or recommendations from previous learning institution or employer (s).


 Certified copies of Post Matric qualifications in Design, Welding, Upholstery or relevant field

 Detailed CV with at least two references not relatives or friends.



•Do not post original certificates.

•Only candidates who meet the above requirements will be considered.

•Each candidate to arrange own transport and accommodation.

•Applications should be clearly marked e.g. Welding learnership, internship etc.

•Late or faxed applications will not be considered

•Only successful candidates will be notified and due to maximum number of intake unsuccessful applications will be registered on database

•Applicants who don’t meet the above criteria will not be considered


Candidates should submit their applications with a covering letter and supporting documents via e mail, post or HAND DELIVERY at Abenzi Woodhouse reception, 430 Station Street Stutt Industrial Park Stutterheim for the attention: General Manager, Email:[email protected] , Post: P.O Box 775 Stutterheim, 4930.

Closing Date: 17th April 2014 @11am