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About Us


Getting to the top of an industry is one thing, but staying on top is something different entirely. For many, many years, the team behind Olifantsfontein Training Centre has been hard at work laying the foundation for success that we now enjoy. Becoming one of the top diesel and motor mechanic training schools didn’t happen overnight, but came about through the persistent dedication of seasoned industry professionals working hard to help our students achieve success.

With a history dating back to 1994, Olifantsfontein Training Centre brings many years’ excellence to the fore. After thousands of training hours, we have taught many of South Africa’s diesel and motor mechanics and automotive electricians, while providing students with the foundation needed to pursue a successful career in the industry.

Industry Associations of Automotive Electricians, Motor Mechanic and Diesel Mechanic Training Schools

In order for us to live up to the expectations of our students, and to stay on top of the latest industry advancements and requirements, our diesel mechanic training school maintains our accreditations with the following unit standards:

  • Merseta accreditation number: 17-QA/ACC/1085/15
  • SAQA ID no: 260719 – Carry out an automotive service
  • SAQA ID no: 260717 – Remove and fit automobile components
  • SAQA ID no: 244686 – Demonstrate understanding of the principles of fluid power

Owner Jan Jacobs has always had the vision of making our training centre a place where we improve the skills and knowledge of people in the motor industry. We remain committed to this vision, and to building on our industry reputation of excellence in providing quality training services.

Our mission today is to provide all our learners with quality training, help and support in order to obtain their qualifications, and to improve the skills development gap in South Africa. Let us do the same for you. To learn more about the trade training offered at our training centre, and to find out how we can help you take your career to the next level, contact us today. We look forward to hearing from you.

Our Team

Jan Jacobs

Diesel Mechanics, Diesel Fitters, Earthmoving and Tractor Mechanics.


Suzette Jacobs

Motor Mechanics


Mervyn Barrow

Auto Electricians, Diesel and Motor Mechanics


Laurika Dearlove

Office Manager


Francina Venter

Receptionist


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