Graphic Design Bridging Course



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

Call centre costs in 2017

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:   

R300 (includes a R150 registration fee)

Cost to Learn to Earn: R12 100 to train one student
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Basic Hospitality Skills


The 14-week course prepares students for employment opportunities in the hospitality and tourism industries. The training received prepares students for positions as waiters and kitchen assistants. The course covers the basics from food preparation and hygiene to client service, the role of the waiter and table & beverage service.


Course Outline:

  • Cater care food preparation
  • Food hygiene
  • Safety and security in the kitchen
  • Handling and maintaining knives
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Balanced meals
  • Measuring ingredients
  • Cooking and baking terms
  • Dough
  • Eggs, vegetables, fruit, herbs and spices
  • Preparation of Recipes
  • Client Service
  • Role of the Waiter
  • Table and beverage service
  • Theory & practical training in Food Preparation and Food Service


Offered: Hermanus only 
Entry Requirements:   Basic literacy and a keen interest in food and people
Course Duration: 14 weeks full time
Times: 08h30-16h30 Monday-Thursday
08h30-15h30 Friday
Cost to student:

R350 (includes R100 registration fee)

Cost to Learn to Earn: R16 500 to train one student
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Basic Computers

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The main aim of this introductory course is to provide a stepping stone to other training opportunities, most students go on to complete our Basic Office Skills Course (Khayelitsha) or Basic Cashiers Skills Course (Hermanus)

Course Outline:

  • Using computers in everyday life
  • Computer hardware
  • Consumables
  • Drives
  • Windows 7 interface
  • Shutdown
  • Restart
  • Using Windows
  • Directories and folders
  • File Management
  • Introduction to MS Word - Office 10 

Offered: Khayelitsha and Hermanus
Instructor: Noziphiwo Jack (Khayelitsha) and Gary Parkins (Hermanus)
Entry Requirements:   Grade 10
Course Duration: 3 weeks
Times: 13h30-16h30 (Monday-Thursday) 13h30-15h30 (Fridays)
Cost to student: Khayelitsha R200 (includes a R100 registration fee)
Hermanus R200 (includes a R100 registration fee)
Cost to Learn to Earn: R3 000 to train one student 
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Bake for Profit


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The course is designed so that both baking and business skills learnt in theory are put into practice in real life situations. With the high unemployment rate in South Africa, the Bake-for-Profit course is meeting one of the deepest needs in communities throughout the country: the right to earn a living.

Course Outline

  • Basic Baking Business Skills – recipe costing, financial management, presentation of a basic business plan, identifying business opportunities, stock control
  • Safety and Hygiene
  • Measuring Techniques
  • Cooking and Mixing Methods
  • Baking with Yeast
  • Quick flour mixtures

Learners produce the following products:
Biscuits, muffins, koeksisters, chocolate cake, scones, banana bread, fried pies, vetkoek and bread

Offered: Khayelitsha  
Instructor: Yolanda Hendricks 
Entry Requirements:
Basic literacy and basic numeracy
Course Duration: 9 weeks, twice a week for 8 hours
Times: 08h30-16h30 Monday-Thursday
08h30-15h30 Friday
Cost to student:

Khayelitsha R300 (includes a R150 registration fee)

Cost to Learn to Earn:

R8 800 to train one student
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