Basic Boilermaking

This course is for the person that would like to become a boilermakers and will focus on the core skill sets necessary to work with steel fabrication from plates and sections.

Course Content:

Module 1: Monitoring Safety and Equipment

Module 2: Engineering Materials

Module 3: Interpret Structural Steel Drawings and welding symbols

Module 4: Engineering Tools

Module 5: Power Machinery

Module 6: Oxy Fuel Gas Cutting

Type of Course:

This is a practical course and the modules will be done in a fully equipped workshop.

Cost of this Course:

R15 000.00

Price Includes:

• Lunch

• Learning material

• Facilitation

• SETA Learner uploading

• SETA Learner registration

• Internal assessment

• Internal moderation

• Internal Certification

Course Duration:

This is a full time course: 20 working days (4 Weeks)

Monday – Friday

Time: 09:00 – 16:00 Everyday

Admission Requirements:


Recognition of prior learning

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions.  A RPL (Recognition of prior learning) process is available for recognition and assessment of your skills. Relevant credits will be passed.


On completion of this course the student will earn the following:

• Registration on SETA National Learner Data Base
• SETA statement of results for the following unitstandards:

  • 243075 – Draw and interpret simple, plate pipe and structural steel plate, pipe and structural steel drawings.
  • 116520 – Apply safety, health and environmental principles and procedures in a workplace
  • 243067 – Cut materials using the oxy-fuel gas cutting process
  • 12240 – Form and shape sheet metal using hand and power tools