Welcome to NTC Training and Trade Test Center

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Our Courses and Trade Tests

Please note that The Trade test can only be done  if you have 3 years or more practical experience.

Since 1 September 2019 all candidates who are not in a formal apprenticeship have to do an ARPL test, it is compulsory.

Documents needed:

(See attach Application form and example of Written confirmation letter from employer) or a SAPD statement, Please note this example is the only acceptable template, it is very important to include CK and VAT number. No service letter will be accepted if it doesn’t contain this information.

ID Copy (certified)
Copy of Highest School Qualification Certificate not statement of results (certified)  OR Letter from school with following information (Name, Surname, id number, Year passed, highest Grade passed, Subjects, signed off by principal and school stamp.
Written confirmation letters from employers – Only acceptable format – company letterhead, CK or VAT number, dates, names and id numbers must be 100% correct.
If your employer will not or can no longer give you a service letter you can get a SAPD statement under oath that you have said experience and the reason for getting a statement.

Please note very important information:

  • Please note that once application has to be verified by SETA for approval, it can take up to minimum of  6 weeks for SETA to issue your certificate after you have completed your trade test,  if the learner qualifies for a Trade Test, if documents is send back for remedial it goes back to the back of the list and approval can take again up to 6 weeks. Service letter or SAPD statement must have exact start and end dates, daily duties and manager or supervisor details on. The letter must be dated and enough tasks needs to be on the service letter.
  • Should not all of the above documents not be received, your application will not be considered
  • Trade Test in VENTERSDORP only
  • Travel and accommodation is for your own expense on the day of Trade test.




Account Name – NTC North West Training Centre
Acccount Type – Cheque Account
Account no – 409 863 2592
Branch Code – 632005


A shuttle service to and from PTA and JHB / Lanseria is available at a cost, please ask if you need this service and a price will be quoted.