About Us
  • Indlela Trade Test Centre
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  • nadscinfo@dhet.gov.za

About Us


To be a "one stop shop" support center for artisan development in South Africa.


  • To provide support to the National Artisan Development program, by facilitating the placement of all artisan learners on learner ship program with industry partners.
  • Providing support to learners to gain workplace experience and necessary skills for them to pass their trade test and become qualified artisans.
  • Address the scarce skills shortage in the country by supporting the development of artisans, creating better employment opportunities.
  • Address the scarce skills shortage in the country by developing artisans, creating better employment opportunities for the qualified artisans


  • Assist the National Development plan of producing 30 000 qualified artisans by year 2030
  • Link SETAs with engineering graduates from TVET Colleges
  • Link approved artisan workplaces with TVET Colleges
  • Matching of supply and demand of artisan learners
  • Operate and Manage a National Artisan Database of both supply and demand
  • Recording and reporting on all artisan related data to remove the first HRDC artisan development blockage
  • Track and trace artisan learners from registration, certification and employment