Olifantsfontein Training Centre is a Motor Industry Training Provider. We provide Training for Diesel & Motor Mechanics and Auto Electricians.

We are accredited for the following unit standards:

- SAQA ID no: 260719 – Carry out an automotive service
- SAQA ID no: 244686 – Demonstrate understanding of the principles of fluid power
- SAQA ID no: 260717 – Remove and fit automobile components

Merseta accreditation number: 17-QA/ACC/1085/15

Owner and founder Jan Jacobs started Olifantsfontein Training Centre in 1994. In the early days he was a trade test officer at the Olifantsfontein Trade Test Centre (Indlela) for 4 years. Olifantsfontein Training Centre has been operating for more than a decade, training thousands of learners for trade test.


Jan Jacobs

Diesel Mechanics, Diesel Fitters, Earthmoving and Tractor Mechanics.

Suzette Jacobs

Motor Mechanics

Mervyn Barrow

Auto Electricians


To be a training centre that improves the skills and knowledge of people in the motor industry. We are committed to increase a reputation of excellence in providing quality training services.


To provide all our learners with quality training, to help and support them in being competent in obtaining their qualification and to improve the skills development gap in our country

Our Training Philosophy

To guide and provide personal attention and assistance every step of the way.