Basic Handyman

Basic Handyman / General Maintenance (5 days)

The purpose of the training is to train the participants to perform general maintenance in and around facilities and on equipment in a safe manner.  During training participants will learn the basics of general maintenance ; electrical maintenance; welding; plumbing; bricklaying; plastering; woodworking and tool and material use, care and handling.

Outcomes of the training:

  • - General safety principles
  • - Inspection basics
  • - Cleaning and general aesthetics
  • - Business and customer relationships
  • - Basic tool and material use care and handling
  • - Basic maintenance skills
  • - Basic electrical maintenance
  • - Basic welding skills
  • - Basic plumbing skills
  • - Basic bricklaying and plastering skills
  • - Basic woodworking skills
  • - Life skills training
  • - Customer service and conduct
  • - Personal finance handling
  • - Aids awareness


This training will be provided at the Protech Training centre or can be provided at the clients training venue.

Maximum number of students per class:


Learner minimum entry requirements:

Grade 9


5 days. 2 days theoretical training and 3 days practical training.

Credits for this skills program

  • - Apply health and safety to the work area (SAQA US 9964 NQF Level 2 Credits 3)
  • - Identify, inspect, use, maintain and care for engineering hand tools (SAQA US 10252 NQF Level 2 Credits 6)


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