NAMCOL offers the following Technical, Vocational Education and Training Programmes:
• Automotive Engineering Mechatronics
• Plumbing and Pipefitting
• Welding and Metal Fabrication
• Office Administration
The aim of these programmes is to support the Government’s effort to attain Vision 2030 which states that Namibia should become an industrialised country by then. As employment opportunities in the formal sector shrink, the acquisition of technical and entrepreneurial skills for self-employment becomes crucial, thus development of these skills for self-employment is a vital component of these programmes.
THE PRIMARY BENEFICIARIES WILL BE:
• Existing NAMCOL trainees
• Unemployed youths and adults
• Artisans seeking to upgrade their skills.
THE PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES ARE TO:
• equip trainees with knowledge, skills and attitudes to become competent artisans;
• produce competitive artisans for the job market;
• produce entrepreneurial artisans;
• assist existing entrepreneurs with skills upgrading
To be admitted to this programme, a candidate must have:
At least a Grade 10 certificate with 22 points plus an E in English, Mathematics and Science. There is no age restriction.
Prospective candidates will be subject to an objective and transparent selection process. Successful applicants will have an equal chance to apply for a study loan from NSFAF. After completion of Level 2 external assessment, all trainees that are found competent in level 2 are attached to the industry for job attachment.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION:
• Namibian Identity document (ID, birth certificate or passport);
• Certified copies of highest qualification
• People from marginalised and diasadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply
• Candidates with pre-vocational subjects at secondary schoolshave an added advantage
• Proof of income of parents/guardians for loan application
Trainees are required to attend daily face-to-face classes. For new intakes an orientation workshop is organised at the beginning of each
term. At this workshop trainees register, receive study materials and are introduced to their study environment.
Trainees are assessed internally and externally through the practical and theoretical activities. External assesment is regulated by Namibia Training Authority (NTA).
Trainees are required to go for job attachments after successful completion of level 2. This is compulsory to every trainee at this level.
OTHER PROGRAMMES OFFERED ARE:
1. Short Courses and Skills Upgrading
2. Assesment preparation for both CEBT and Modular
3. RPL mentoring and coaching and skill gap training to RPL Candidate