All “cisterns” go for quality training in plumbing installations

Tjeka Training Matters’ quality training programmes have become an important channel for leading manufacturers and suppliers of materials, equipment and tools to introduce their products to up-and-coming artisans. In turn, this is helping to improve the quality of workmanship on building and civil-engineering construction projects. To further enhance the training experience for its learners, this leading private Technical and Vocational Education and Training college also recently partnered with Dutton Plastics Engineering, an injection moulding company…

Tjeka’s learners are as good as the tools they use

Individuals undergoing apprenticeship instruction at Tjeka Training Matters’ state-of-the-art training and trade testing facility in Randfontein receive hands-on mentorship from experienced built-environment professionals and learn with top-of-the-range equipment, tools and materials. To improve the learning experience, leading participants in the construction supply chain are also regularly invited to teach learners how to use their products correctly and safely. “Quality workmanship does not only rely on skills and experience. It is also very dependent on having…

Tjeka Training Matters, in association with Train-the- Nation,  and Lixil Africa take the plunge to provide unrivalled plumbing training

A group of 12 individuals recently completed 15 days of plumbing training at Tjeka Training Matters’ training and trade testing facility in Randfontein, Gauteng. As part of their learning journey, the individuals also received instruction from representatives of Lixil Africa, which owns leading Cobra, Grohe, Vaal Sanitaryware and Apex Valves brands. Frans Toua, Chief-Executive Officer of Tjeka Training Matters, says that Tjeka Training Matters invited Lixil Africa to assist in providing high quality plumbing training…

Construction training hits nail on the head in Steelpoort

Unemployed individuals from a community in Steelpoort, Limpopo, recently received training in finishing carpentry and roofing from Tjeka Training Matters. This is the first step taken by these young adults towards becoming professional carpenters. The community members now know how to manufacture and erect roof trusses, as well as install roof tiles and sheeting. They were also taught how to mount conventional home ceilings, cornices and skirtings, in addition to hanging doors. Undertaken on behalf…

Taking construction training to the next level

Learners who are completing training at Tjeka Training Matters have access to facilitators with extensive experience in various facets of civil-engineering construction and building, as well as the best and latest tools and equipment available in the market. This ensures that they are at the cutting-edge of industry practice when they are ready to work in the field. For example, renowned Upat SA tools are incorporated in all of Tjeka Training Matters’ Learnerships, Skills Paths…

Plumbing industry helps primary school repair vandalised ablution facilities

Leading participants in the South African plumbing industry recently responded to a call for assistance from Claremont Primary to repair its vandalised ablution facilities. The initiative was led by Dutton Plastics which, together with the help of the Institute of Plumbing South Africa, mobilised other companies to support this worthy cause. They included Tjeka Training Matters, Aquaffection, Lecico SA, Plumblink, Comap and Oatey. The initiative was initially planned to take place earlier in the year…

Artisanry is an elite profession

Artisanry needs to be promoted as an elite profession if South Africa is going to succeed in developing a large pool of competent skills required to complete construction projects on time and within budget. So says Frans Toua, Chief Executive Officer of Tjeka Training Matters, a leading provider of construction industry training. The company’s comprehensive training programmes include high quality apprenticeship instruction that strives for zero defects on worksites. “Unfortunately, so many young adults still…

Tjeka Training Matters Gauteng team ready to provide quality training in STABILA, fischer and Milwaukee products

Tjeka Training Matters’ facilitators in Gauteng recently received training on the use of the renowned STABILA levelling and positioning tools, fischer fixings and Milwaukee products from Upat SA’s technical team. This will enable Tjeka Training Matters to provide quality training on the use of these cutting-edge products on behalf of Upat SA as part of an innovative partnership between these two leading participants in the South African civil-engineering construction and building industries. Tjeka Training Matters…

Partnership raises plumbing training standards in Fisantekraal

Marley Pipe Systems SA, a leading manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe, fittings and related products, has partnered Tjeka Training Matters’ state-of-the-art Plumbing Training Centre in Fisantekraal, Western Cape. As part of this partnership, Marley Pipe Systems donated products from its comprehensive range to the centre. This is in addition to various informative displays that show learners how to correctly install these products. “Students will have the opportunity to work with among the best fluid-handling…

Tjeka Training Matters and Upat SA partner to promote quality on construction worksites

Tjeka Training Matters has partnered with Upat SA to provide quality training in the use of renowned STABILA levelling and positioning tools, fischer fixings and Milwaukee products. Courses will be provided at Tjeka Training Matters’ various training centres in the country and through its mobile units by facilitators who are skilled and experienced in the use of Upat SA’s products. Frans Toua, Chief Executive Officer of Tjeka Training Matters, says, “Upat SA’s STABILA, fischer fixings…