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Training

A. HOME MANAGEMENT COURSE

This course is the basic course offered at Helderberg Development Centre and is mostly aimed at unemployed women, who are given the opportunity to empower themselves in order to get jobs.

Applicants are being scrutinized through interviews and have to be able to communicate well (reading as well as writing) in English. A small registration fee is payable.

These course modules serve to enrich the student.

The following modules are presented:

Life Orientation

  • Develop one self
  • Carry out tasks according to instructions communicated
  • Resolve grievances and manage conflict
  • Set a goal
  • Solve a problem
  • Function effectively as part of a team
  • Identify good leadership qualities
  • Interact within a diverse group
  • Working according to good ethics and etiquette
  • Evaluate and assess own work performance
  • Find a job in a professional manner

Personal Money Management

  • Basic personal money management
  • Planning and implementing basic budgeting skills
  • Have basic business skills to become an entrepreneur

Kitchen Skills

  • Organize the kitchen effectively
  • Use of electrical kitchen appliances
  • Read and follow a recipe effectively
  • Plan balanced meals for the family
  • Prepare meals in a home environment
  • Serve meals in a home environment

Cleaning Skills

  • Correct use of cleaning equipment and agents
  • Practical application of cleaning methods
  • Job and time planning
  • Manage work

Laundry Skills

  • Care for laundry in a home environment
  • Mending articles
  • Care for and clean laundry room appliances

B. COMPLEMENTARY COURSES

  • Bible
  • Child Minding
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Sustainable Development
  • Basic First Aid

C. INTRODUCTORY COURSES

  • Basic English
  • Work Ethics
  • Environmental Health
  • Security in the Home
  • Remuneration
  • HIV Aids
  • STOP (Human Trafficking)

D. ADVANCED COURSES

  • Family Meals

Planning, preparing and serving basic family meals. Empower your domestic worker to manage the following aspects of your household:

  • Menu planning
  • Economical grocery purchases
  • Healthy breakfasts, lunches and suppers
  • Packed meals
  • Tea-time surprises (e.g. baking of rusks)
  • Different cooking methods (e.g micro wave, etc.)

E. SPECIAL COURSES

  • Sewing Skills
  • Kidskook

 

COURSE FEES

Helderberg Development Centre also provides for domestic workers who are already employed and would like to do some of the above modules. For more information, contact the centre.

 

DIFFERENT COURSES OFFERED BY THE CENTRE 2018

 

COURSE COST TIME/ NORMALLY
1 Personal. Money Man. R400.00 Once a week for 6 weeks
2 Life Orientation R400.00 Once a week for 6 weeks
3 Kitchen   Skills R750.00 Once a week for 6 weeks
4 Laundry Skills R500.00 Once a week for 6 weeks
5 Cleaning   Skills R500.00 Once a week for 6 weeks
  COMPLIMENTARY    
1 Child minding R400.00 Once a week for 6 weeks
2 Basic First Aid R200.00 1 Session per week for 4 weeks
3 Basic English R100.00 1 session per week for 6 weeks
4 Work Ethics R100.00 1 Session
5 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Skills R150.00 1 session per day for 3 weeks
6 Aids R100.00 1 session
7 STOP(human Trafficking) R100.00 1 session
8 Sustainable Development R500.0 Once per week for 7 week
9 Home Security R100.00 1 session
10 Environmental Health R100.00 1 session
11 Bible Free ½ hour 2 x per week for 6 weeks
  ADVANCED    
1 Family Meals R850.00 One day a week 5 weeks
  SPECIAL    
1 Sewing Skills R60.00 One day a week – 6 weeks