Skills Innovation Hub
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If you like people and food then you're enjoy working in the hospitality industry.

There's shortage of qualified people.  Our hospitality programmes will prepare you for work in cafés, restaurants and hotels.
We offer the following programmes

Durnacol Skills Innovation Hub also offer occupation-based skills programmes that is awarded SAQA/QCTO-registered credits.

Credits gained can build up towards the award of an SAQA/QCTO registered qualification.

Even in the face of tough economic times worldwide, one of the biggest concerns that companies in the mining industry still face, is managing to find and hang onto their tradesmen. It appears that tradesmen are still hard to come by.

We offer the following learnerships and MQA registered skills programmes:

- Durnacol Skills Innovation Hub's primary accreditation for engineering training currently lies with the Merseta, Accreditation No 17-QA/ACC/0695/12.
- Our Diesel and Motor Mechanic workshop is an accredited Decentralised Trade Test Centre and has qualified assessors and moderators.
- We obtained programme approval to offer MQA engIneering and surface mining qualifications - 16/MQA/0416/PA/130813.
Our Maritime Workshop Training is accredited by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) and is offered in partnership with Durban University of Technology.
- The Assistant Chef and Chef qualifications are programme approved by the CATHSETA.



Manufacturing & Engineering

The engineering industry reports that there are jobs out there for people with trades skills.

Improve your chances for employ-ment by gaining a qualification in engineering offered by DSIH. 

We offer the following apprenticeships:

The Maritime Industry offers careers that have Nationally and Internationally recognised tertiary qualifications, job satisfaction, a high level of responsibility, good advancement propects and a wide variety of careers both at sea and ashore.