The MSC Artisan Academy has been established in response to the general decline in the quality and supply of artisan training that has over time resulted in a critical shortage of high level technical skills in South Africa.




MSC Artisan Academy aims to positively contribute towards increasing the general standard of artisanship in South Africa in the following focus-areas:

• Electrical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering (inclusive of Welding, Fitting and Turning)
• Renewable Energy Solutions (Green Energy)
• Civil Engineering (Plumbing)
• Millwright

Nationally accredited Trade Test and RPL centre for all of the above.

Our approach to training is based on traditional artisan principles and skills, and training methodology. An integrated training approach (blended learning) is followed where theory is embedded in practical exercises and projects. This is achieved through our well-equipped and modern workshops/laboratories, supported by experienced and skilled instructors, and applied through structured workplace-based learning


All training at MSC Artisan Academy is geared towards providing trainees with sufficient skills, knowledge and attitudes to carry out their work effectively and efficiently in a competitive and technologically advanced industries. It should lead to improved performance of both employees and employment for the unemployed.


Training at MSC Artisan Academy is offered by means of the following:
• Learnerships
• Apprenticeships
• Skills Programmes (Credit Bearing)
• Short Programmes (Company Specific)