Short Courses: As a community based Centre, we believe that regular assessment of community needs is important for the appropriate development of new courses. New courses includes; Catering, First Aid Level 1,  Food and Nutrition, Health and Safety, Introduction to Waitressing, Personal Development, Personal Finances, Receptionist Training and Safety and Saving.


This course serves as an introduction for kitchen staff.

First Aid Level 1 ( ACCREDITED )

First Aid Level 1 is presented by Philani Trianing Solutions at Wamakers Training centre in Wellington.  This course is a 1 day fully accredited course.  This skillsprogramme will enable the student to:

  • Assess an emergency situation
  • Provide basic assistance
  • Apply basic First Aid


Topics covered include:

  • Managing the accident scene
  • Basic Anatomy and Fisiology
  • Assessing the accident scene
  • First Aid procedures
  • CPR, Bleeding, Choking, Poison
  • Application of First Aid procedures

- Epilepsy, Diarreah, Trauma and emergecy situations.

- Wounds, Burns, Fractures and musscle injuries

  • Poison
  • Working with emergency personel as well as health workers

Food and Nutrition

The individual's knowledge regarding food and nourishment are extended.


Health and Safety ( ACCREDITED )

This course is facilitated in co-operation with Philani Training Solutions NPC.


Introduction to Waitressing

This course looks at the behaviour and the roll of a waiter.  His or her appearance and behaviour gives the first impression of the business.


Personal Development

The objective of this course is to give individuals the opportunity to discover him/herself as a person, to develop their personal skills and to manage themselves within society. This course is presented over 1 day and covers the following;

1. Self -Image

2. Characteristics of a positive self-image

3. Communication

4. Empathy

5. Negotiation skills

6. Body language

7. Healthy lifestyle

8. Etiquette

9. Conversation skills

13. Personal mission

  • 6 Most important things in my life
  • 6 Morals I want to live according to
  • What 6 characteristics do you admire in others
  • 6 Strenghts and weaknesses
  • 6 Development areas in your own life

Personal Finances

Advice and discussion regarding healthy financial practice, financial laws and services.

Receptionist Training   (presented by Anida Training)

The aim of this course is to empower the individual to operate sufficiently within an office environment.  The cours is presented over 2 days and covers the following;

  • The receptionist
  • Clients
  • My Workspace
  • Communication
  • Equipment
  • Conflict management
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Administration and filing
  • Assessment

Safety and Saving

The aim of this course is to make the individual aware of the safety regulations within the home, on the farm and in the wider community.  To motivate individuals to take the necessary pre cautions to live a safe and healthy life.  This course is presented over 1 day and covers the following;


    • Electricity
    • Dangers around the house
    • First Aid
    • Safe living
    • Substance abuse
    • Healthy lifestyle
    • Child safety


    • Water conservation
    • Tips on how to save water
    • Tips on how to save electricity
    • Safety regulations


Wamakers Training Centre is a registered South African non-profit company:

Our registration number is 2004/033955/08 as an Association incorporated in terms of Section 21 (not having a share capital) in the Companies Act (Act 61 of 1973)                                                           


Account Type / Rekening Tipe : ABSA Cheque account / Tjekrekening
Account Name / Rekeningnaam : Wamakersvallei Opleidingsentrum
Account Number / Rekeningnommer : 405 899 8558
Branch code / Takkode : 334510(Wellington)


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