SKILLS DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY IN THE FURNITURE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY LEADING TO SME DEVELOPMENT

The Furniture Technology Centre Trust (Furntech) offers support to new, existing and start-up businesses by providing incubation facilities and accredited skills training for aspiring entrepreneurs with a passion for woodworking and furniture manufacturing.

Furntech, with the support of the Gauteng Department of Economic Development, is offering selected individuals the following skills programmes in furniture manufacturing to selected individuals.

▪ Furniture Making NQF Level 2: Wood Machining Cabinet Making; OR
▪ Furniture Making NQF Level 2: Upholstery.

Note that potential candidates must have a minimum of Grade 10 with Mathematics.

Interested individuals are invited to attend a compulsory INFORMATION SESSION to be held as follows:
Venue: 11 Granville Avenue, Lea Glen, Roodepoort.
Date: 11th and 12 May 2021

The presentation is directed at persons who are interested in pursuing a career in furniture manufacturing with a view to starting their own furniture manufacturing and/ design businesses.

THIS INVITATION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A JOB OFFER.

Candidates must bring along the following documents (certified copies or originals only):
▪ Identity Document,
▪ CV, and
▪ Applicable qualifications (i.e. computer skills etc.).

Qualifying Criteria
▪ Minimum Grade 10 with maths
▪ South African Citizen
▪ Be willing to work in the wood working industry
▪ Positive attitude and potential to be developed
▪ Commitment to be available fulltime for duration of training

The training will take place in Roodepoort, Johannesburg over a period of 15 weeks. For more information regarding this invitation please contact
Furntech: Nomfundo Ncobela: 011 6722185 or e-mail adminjhb@furntech.org.za
GDED: Bethusile Malibe: 011 355 8452 or Bethusile.Malibe@gauteng.gov.za

GDED Furniture Manufacturing Skills Training and Incubation Advert May 2021

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY IN THE WOODWORKING INDUSTRY

The Furniture Technology Centre Trust (Furntech) offers support to new, existing and start-up businesses by providing incubation facilities and accredited skills training for aspiring entrepreneurs with a passion for woodworking and furniture manufacturing.

Furntech, through the support of Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDT) will be providing a learning programme in furniture manufacturing to selected unemployed individuals. The learning programme will be in Introduction to Furniture Manufacturing which comprises of the following over a 15 weeks duration:

• Manufacturing of built-in kitchen/bedroom cupboards
• Manufacturing of wooden doors and window frames
• Basic wood finishing

We invite interested individuals to complete the attached application form and the entrepreneurial assessment with all the required supporting documents, and submit as follows:
Venue: Furntech, 5 Indus Road, White River (Opposite the White River Traffic Department)
Closing date: 25 September 2020
Closing time: 12h00

The completed applications can also be scanned & be submitted through email (khodanir@furntech.org.za)

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE

The presentation of the classes will be in English and the invitation is strictly directed at people interested in acquiring skills in furniture manufacturing with a view to starting their own
businesses.

This invitation does not serve as a job offer.
No applications will be accepted after the closing date and time.
For more information please call: 013 – 750 3066 or email: khodanir@furntech.org.za

BUY LOCAL Furniture Exhibition and Factory Sales

BUY LOCAL Furniture Exhibition and Factory Sales

Furntech White River invites you to the exhibition and factory sale of locally manufactured furniture.

Are you a ‘retail buyer’ looking for local furniture manufacturers as suppliers?

Are you an ‘interior designer or decorator’ looking for custom made furniture?

Are you a ‘hospitality industry buyer, property developer, architect or homeowner?

Are you an existing or potential entrepreneur looking to start, build and grow your business?

Look no further, visit Furntech at 05 Indus Road, White River (Opposite the traffic dept.) and meet furniture makers, shop fitters, upholsters, joiners & carpenters with access to state-of- the-art workshop:

Dates: 14 – 15 March 2019
Times: Thursday, 10h00 – 15h00
Friday, 09h00 – 14h00

‘Buy Local……Local is Lekker’

For more information: Please contact the centre on Tel: 013750-3066 or email: khodanir@furntech.org.za