Around us, we can find a lot of items manufactured, serviced regularly or repaired when faulty by skilled people. These people are called artisans.
An artisan is basically a worker in a skilled trade, especially one that involves making things by hand.
There are various types of artisans and examples are; Welders, Electricians, Fitters, Turners, Millwrights, Sheetmetal Workers, Boilermakers, Mechatronics, Mechanics, Toolmakers, Patternmakers, Bricklayers, Plumbers, Carpenters, Joiners, Shutterhands, Steel fixers, Glaziers, Plasterers, Tilers, Sound technicians, and Instrumentation and electronics technicians.
As said earlier, Artisans are highly skilled people whose work is basically manufacturing, servicing, and repair.
Where To Study To Become An Artisan In South Africa?
There are various schools in South Africa that focus on skill acquisition training to become an artisan. Below is List Of Artisan Schools In South Africa
Artisan Training Institute
Ekurhuleni Artisans and Skills Training Centre
Artisan Development Academy
SEIFSA Training Centre
Imperial Technical Training Academy
Bidvest Automotive Artisan Academy
Training Force: Training learnerships and upskill programmes
Tiso Foundation Artisan Development Programme
Bridge South Africa Artisan Program
Artisans Training – Johannesburg Institute of Engineering
Protech Training – Technical Skills & Artisan Training
SA Plumbing And Trade School
Technotrain Artisan Training In South Africa
Renkalec Training Centre
What Are The Types Of Artisans?
– Artisans come in many types, examples are; Welders, Electricians, Fitters, Turners, Millwrights, Sheetmetal Workers, Boilermakers, Mechatronics, Mechanics, Toolmakers, Patternmakers, Bricklayers, Plumbers, Carpenters, Joiners, Shutterhands, Steel fixers, Glaziers, Plasterers, Tilers, Sound technicians, and Instrumentation and electronics technicians.
How much does an artisan earn in South Africa?
According to fin24, In the manufacturing sector – where Gauteng is top – a machinist earns between R16 737 and R21 781 per month and a skilled artisan between R15 005 and R16 506 per month. A plant manager earns on average between R29 685 and R45 100 per month. These are just a few of the artisans
What Course Do You Need to Become An Artisan?
Artisans requires basic reading and writing to learn the various skills which include;
Electrical Fitting and Turning
Diesel, Petrol, and Tractor Mechanics
Auto Electrician Training
Measurement Control and Instrumentation
Are Artisan In High Demand In South Africa?
Yes. With the high population of factories and industries in South Africa, there is always the need for someone to keep manufacturing to meet the demands of South Africans, Service available infrastructure and repair those faulty.