TWI and IQS support activities relating to the safety of life and property across the globe, have launched an international vocational training initiative to upskill people in South African countries with specific focus on improving safety standards in the work environment.

The Africa Skills Enhancement Programme (ASEP) is an exciting opportunity to deliver a programme with international impact, tackle in-country skills shortages and reduce occupational fatalities by bringing engineering-related skills and education to disadvantaged and under-represented groups.

Selection of courses that may be available

BGAS-CSWIP Blast Cleaning/Preparation Operative Level 5A

BGAS-CSWIP Protective Painter/Sprayer Operative Level 5B

CSWIP Painting and Coating Inspector Level 1 and Level 2

CSWIP Visual Welding Inspector

CSWIP Welder Training

CSWIP Welding Quality Control Coordinator

Damage Mechanism Assessment for RBI and FFS, based on API RP 571

Fitness-for-Service (FFS) Assessment, based on API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 2016

Introduction to ASME IX Welding Standards

IOSH Managing Safely

Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)

NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Penetrant Testing (PT)

Risk Based Inspection (RBI) based on API and ASME

TWI Training and Examination Services

With centres all around the globe, TWI is the world’s largest provider of welding technology and inspection related training for individuals and companies alike.

Inspection and Quality Services

Established in 1989, IQS provides engineering, mining, oil, gas, power and petrochemical industries with project SHEQ management, inspection, NDT and training services.

Who is the scheme aimed at?

TWI will work with local partners (government and industry) to make financial assistance available to South African nationals wishing to pursue a career in Welding, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), Occupational Health and Safety (HSE), Blasting and Painting, and Plant Inspection.

The training is ideal if you are seeking to gain employment through upskilling or furthering their career in current employment. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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How will it help my career?

TWI training is internationally recognized by certification award bodies including CSWIP, IOSH, NEBOSH…

All TWI training courses provide you with career progression paths so by adding extra levels of expertise through certification you can improve your job opportunities and prospects.

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Am I eligible?

Experienced or inexperienced, there is a training course for you. Bursaries/subsidies are awarded to candidates who meet the entry requirements so check the entry requirements for each course before submitting an application.

Financial assistance?

ASEP offers partial and in some cases full scholarships/bursaries towards the cost of training.

Any remaining course fees should be paid by you, your employer, government schemes (e.g. apprenticeships) or other national/international charities.

The International Skills Enhancement Programme (ISEP)

A brief introduction to the programme from Professor Aamir Khalid, Chief Executive – TWI Ltd