Training courses

2 Day gardener worker training course @ R3 250 - Introduction to Horticulture 

This training course takes place over 2 days, from 08:30am to 16:00pm and the gardener will learn the following:-

Understanding basic plant pathology

Identifying & improving garden soil

Feeding plants

Pests & diseases

Planting

Introduction to lawn management

Different lawns for different seasons

Preparing a new lawn

Maintenance

Spring treatment

After care

Why it is important to prune

How to prune

When to prune

Course Assessment

Candidates will be assessed on their knowledge by completing a 200 question exam paper two weeks after completing the course. Candidates need to achieve at least 75% or more to be certified.

Certification

Candidates who have passed will receive a certificate valid for 3 years from date of issue on successful completion of the exam. Please remember to keep your certificate in a safe place. You will need to produce it at an interview as proof of your training and achievement.

registration form needs to be completed for each candidate who wishes to enrol for this course must be completed and returned to us with a copy of his/her ID/Passport document and proof of payment.

Domestic worker, child minder and first aid training course summary

Day 1  - Cost R749 and consists of Module 1 & 2 as specified below: Module 1 - Duration 1/2 Day from 08:00am to 12:00pm

1.1.    Personal Grooming & Caring for others

1.1.1. Daily Personal Grooming

1.1.2. First Aid

1.1.3. Using Electrical Appliances

1.2.    Laundry & Home Cleaning

1.2.1. Sorting before you wash

1.2.2. Laundry Stain Removal

1.2.3. Home Care

1.3.    Consumer & Shopping Advice

1.3.1. Menu Planning

1.4.    Using your money wisely

1.4.1. Budgeting

1.5.    Test

Module 2 – Duration 1/2 Day from 13:00am to 16:00pm

2.1.    Personal Grooming & Caring for others

2.1.1. Understanding Body Temperature

2.2.    Laundry & Home Cleaning

2.2.1. Machine Wash Temperatures

2.2.2. Fabric Care Symbols

2.2.3. Bathroom Cleaning

2.2.4. Toilet Cleaning

2.3.    Consumer & Shopping Advice

2.3.1. Smart Shopping

2.4.    Using your money wisely

2.4.1. Saving

2.5.    Test

Day 2  - Cost R749 and consists of Module 3 & 4 as specified below:

Module 3 - Duration 1/2 Day from 08:00am to 12:00pm

3.1.    Personal Grooming & Caring for others

3.1.1. Heart Health for all

3.1.2. Treating Colds and flu in Children

3.1.3. How you can prevent injuries caused by Paraffin

3.2.    Laundry & Home Cleaning

3.2.1. Washing Machine Types

3.2.2. Using Automatic Soap Powders Correctly

3.2.3. Window Cleaning

3.2.4. Bedroom Cleaning Routine

3.3.    Consumer & Shopping Advice

3.3.1. Substituting Ingredients

3.4.    Using your money wisely

3.4.1. Save money when you bank

3.5.    Test

Module 4 – Duration 1/2 Day from 13:00am to 16:00pm

4.1.    Personal Grooming & Caring for others

4.1.1. Dealing with Paraffin Related Injuries

4.2.    Laundry & Home Cleaning

4.2.1. Using Fabric Conditioners

4.2.2. Ironing and Storing of Clothes

4.2.3. Using an Automatic Dishwasher

4.2.4. Cleaning your refrigerator

4.2.5. Household Cleaning Routines

4.3.    Consumer & Shopping Advice

4.3.1. Helping you

4.4.    Using your money wisely

4.4.1. Saving for your future

4.5.    Test

Day 3  - Cost R1 649 and consists of COOKING ONLY as specified below:

Basic family meals & Baking skills - Duration 1 day from 08:00am to 16:00pm

  • Cookery Methods – Moist Heat
  • Cookery Methods – Dry Heat
  • Health muffins
  • Lunchbox Sandwiches
  • Vegetable Lasagne
  • Fish & Chips
  • Measuring and Metrication
  • Quick Cheese Bread
  • Chicken Meal in a Pan
  • Spaghetti Bolognaise
  • How to prepare a perfect pot of tea
  • Perfect Chocolate Cake
  • Mediterranean Potjie
  • Ice Cream with Hot Chocolate Sauce
  • Baking Rules
  • Crumpets
  • Asparagus Cheese Tart
  • Children’s Party Baking
  • Farmer’s Flapjacks
  • Fantastic Paella
  • Food Storage Rules
  • Trifle
  • Table Setting
  • Chicken, Pumpkin and Cashew Nut Casserole
  • Microwave Christmas Pudding
  • Butternut and Feta Soup
  • Microwave Fudge
  • Chocolate Mousse

Day 4  - Cost R1 500 and consists of CPR & BASIC FIRST AID ONLY as specified below: 

CPR & Choking for Adults, Children and Infants - Duration 1/2 Day from 09:00am to 12:00pm Without oxygen your loved one's brain will start to die within 4 minutes. These skills could help revive your loved one or at least keep them alive long enough for the paramedics to get to you.

1.1.    This course covers - CPR & Choking for Adults, Children and Infants

1.2.    What you receive 

1.2.1. A South African CPR manual

1.2.2. A CPR certificate valid for 2 years

1.2.3. HPCSA CPD certificate: 3 CEUs

1.2.4. REPSSA CPD certificate: 2 CPDs

1.2.5. 2500 Discovery Vitality points

1.2.6. CPR mouth piece

1.2.7. Gloves and a key ring pouch. 

 

Basic First aid - Duration 1/2 Day from 13:00am to 16:00pm

Ever wondered how to treat your child's bloody nose, how to treat a sore arm, or what to look for if your child falls out the tree? This course covers all the day to day injuries that you will probably need to deal with.

2.1.    This course covers

2.1.1. Fractures, Burns, Bleeding, Seizures, Shock, Head and Spinal Injuries, Sprains, Eye    injuries, Bites & Stings, The Emergency Call, Safety, The Recovery position, Choking,  Asthma, Poisonings.

2.2.    What you receive

2.2.1. - A South African Basic First Aid booklet

2.2.2.  Basic First Aid certificate valid for 2 years

2.2.3. HPCSA CPD certificate: 3 CEUs.

Course Assessment

Candidates will be assessed on their knowledge by completing a 200 question exam paper two weeks after completing the course. Candidates need to achieve at least 75% or more to be certified.

Certification

Candidates who have passed will receive a certificate valid for 3 years from date of issue on successful completion of the exam. Please remember to keep your certificate in a safe place. You will need to produce it at an interview as proof of your training and achievement.

registration form needs to be completed for each candidate who wishes to enrol for this course must be completed and returned to us with a copy of his/her ID/Passport document and proof of payment.