Foundry Technology Programme

The SAIF implements the skills and training programme on behalf of the National Foundry Technology Network (NFTN), a proud initiative of the dti. SAIF with the support of the NFTN provides a coordinated approach to foundry skills development on a national basis and enhances the roll-out of new training courses to the industry.
The primary intention of the skills development and training programme is to continue to provide necessary skills and training support to the development of national qualifications.
  • Cost per module – R 1150.00 Exclusive VAT
  • Duration of each module is approximately 8 to 10 weeks.
  • Lectures take place at various venues across South Africa on Saturday mornings  from 08:00 am to 13:00 pm.
  • Scheduled courses are dependent on the demand of industry and availability of an accredited facilitator at the time.
  • Students receive a certificate on completion of each module.

The Diploma in Foundry Technology Programme is divided into two categories.
A diploma is issued once a student has completed 6 out of the possible 8 modules.
The required percentage to pass is 50% of the written exam.