Comprehensive Boilermaking

A boilermaker is a tradesperson who manufactures, installs and maintains boilers, tanks and vats. Boilers heat the liquid, usually water, that is used to generate electric power or provide heat to buildings, factories or ships. Tanks and vats are storage containers that hold chemicals, oil and other liquids.

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

Module 7: Triangulation Method to develop a hopper

Module 8: Parallel method to develop a square pipe

Module 9: Construction Layout

Type of Course:

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

Cost of this Course:

R29 900.00

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: 45 working days (9 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 sheetmetal using hand and power tools
  • 12253 – Cut, drill and punch, assemble and mechanically join structural steel work
  • 12252 – Develop and fabricate from complex drawings