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Sewing

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Our long term objective is that students will go on to start entrepreneurial enterprises possibly creating employment for others. Others are selected to work at Learn to Earn Development Enterprise Zakhele Division or find workplace opportunities.

 

Course Outline

  • Control & threading of plain machine and over-locker
  • Industrial machines are used as per industry standards
  • Sample portfolio
  • Boy’s pants with fly and back pocket
  • Panel skirt
  • Unlined lady’s jacket
  • Man’s shirt with long sleeves, pocket and cuff
  • Lined laptop bag
  • Lined shopper with inner pocket & zip


Students are taught a range of sewing skills using industrial sewing machines. At the end of the course, graduates will have a range of sample garments as well as a workbook/portfolio of skills learnt.

Offered: Khayelitsha and Hermanus 
Instructor: Mandisa Melelo (Khayelitsha) and Nomfuzo Gawulekapa (Hermanus)
Entry Requirements:    Basic literacy and numeracy
Course Duration: 14 weeks (Khayelitsha) & 11 weeks (Hermanus)
Times: 08h30-16h30 Monday-Thursday
08h30-15h30 Friday
Cost to student: Khayelitsha R450 (includes a R150 registration fee)
Hermanus R300 (includes a R100 registration fee)
Cost to Learn to Earn: R11 500 to train one person
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Basic Cashiers Skills

WQ Cash H 85 Zondidi Sidauw
This course prepare graduates to work at Point of Sale e.g. as cashiers or sales assistants. Focus is placed on customer skills as well as computer skills specific to the industry.

Course Outline:

  • Attending to customers
  • The core concepts of the wholesale and retail environment
  • Processing payments at a Point of Sale (POS)
  • Security procedures and awareness 

Offered: Hermanus only 
Instructor: Gary Parkins
Entry Requirements: Grade 10 & LtE Basic Computer course
Course Duration: 8 weeks
Times: 08h30– 13h00 Monday-Friday
Cost to Student: R300 (including a R100 registration fee)
Cost to Learn to Earn: R10 200 to train one student
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Basic Office Skills

WQ BOS K 91 Vathiswa Manqoba

Students are taught basic office administration skills to be able to run a reception area. Skills taught include more advanced computer skills,handling of mail, faxes etc, telephone etiquette, customer service, caring for office equipment and filing of documents into an existing system. 

Course Outline:
• Introduction to PCs
• MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
• Using the internet and the worldwide web
• Business Communication
• Office Administration:
    • Maintaining a reception area
    • answering customer enquiries in an office setting
    • Receiving direct visitors in reception
    • Effective telephone etiquette
    • Operate and take care of equipment
    • Receive, distribute and send mail
    • Create evidence and maintain confidentiality
    • File documents in an existing system
• Demo Interviews (Practical)
• Presentations (Practical)
• All the reception Duties (Practical)

 

Offered: Khayelitsha only
Instructor: Noziphiwo Jack
Entry Requirements:   Grade 12 & LtE Basic Computer course
Course Duration: 14 weeks
Times: 08h30-13h30 Monday-Friday
Cost to student: R500 (includes a R150 registration fee)
Cost to Learn to Earn: R11 800 to train one student
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Home Management

 

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Skills learnt on this course include Life Skills, Cleaning Skills, Laundry Skills, and Cooking Skills. Learners can be placed as housekeepers in private homes, housekeeping assistants in hotels or guesthouses, or general cleaners (office cleaners).

Course outline:

  • Cleaning Skills
  • Kitchen Skills
  • Laundry and Ironing skills
  • Personal Health and Wellbeing  
  • Personal Financial management  
  • Job Finding Skills

 

Offered: Hermanus only 
Instructor: Nomfuzo Gawulekapa 
Entry Requirements:    Basic literacy & numeracy
Course Duration: 8 weeks full time
Times: 08h30-16h30 Monday-Thursday
08h30-15h30 Friday
Cost to student: R300 (includes a R100 registration fee)
Cost to Learn to Earn: R14 200 to train one person
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Graphic Design Bridging Course

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This course was born out of a previous LtE training programme in desktop publishing, a need within the community for a bridging course between a poor high school education and entrance into formal tertiary education in the field of graphic design and a need within the graphic design industry itself.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the Apple Mac
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Drawing Skills
  • Design Skills
  • Visual Literacy
  • Critical Thinking
  • Basic Photography

 

Offered: Khayelitsha only 
Instructor: Clint Pietersen
Entry Requirements:   Matric Certificate, computer literate, a completed entrance portfolio, Age: 18-30
Course Duration: 5 months
Times: 08h30-16h30 Monday-Thursday
08h30-15h30 Fridays
Cost to student: R1200 (includes a R200 registration fee)
Cost to Learn to Earn: R27 500 to train one student
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Call Centre

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Call Centres are key growth areas in Cape Town with many international companies running their operations from here. The LtE Call Centre course aims to prepare participants for this fast-paced sector with focused PC skills and practical role play exercises over an 8 week period. Trainees have the opportunity to visit call centres at partner companies such as TFG to experience first-hand the work environment.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to Call Centre
  • The Call Opening
  • Listening Skills
  • Acknowledging the Caller
  • Transitioning a Call
  • Asking Questions (Probing)
  • Setting Expectations
  • Resolving Problems
  • Closing the Call
  • Call Centre Computer Skills
Offered: Khayelitsha only 
Instructor: Noziphiwo Jack
Entry requirements: Grade 12 & LtE Basic Computer Course
Course Duration: 8 weeks
Times: 08h30-13h30 Monday-Friday
Cost to Student:   

2017
R300 (includes a R150 registration fee)

Cost to Learn to Earn: R12 100 to train one student
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