Barloworld Academy

 

Barloworld Motor Retail South Africa a division of Barloworld South Africa (Pty) Ltd invested into two training Academies in South Africa.

These two training academies, one in Johannesburg and one in Cape Town strive to train the best apprentices and technicians in the Industry.

Barloworld Motor Retail South Africa’s motto is” be the Best” hence the big investment into the academies. The academy also consists of facility rooms available to the public for training or meeting purposes.

 The company sets the benchmark for the automotive industry in training of its staff in both Technical and Non-Technical training at the academies.

Barloworld Motor Retail South Africa Academy uses Jones and Bartlett Learning LLC (CDX an American/Australian company) online training material in addition to the text books and face to face training at the centres. CDX consist of reading material, videos, task sheets and online assessments which prepares the apprentices holistically.

The Johannesburg Academy is situated at 13 Diesel Road Isando which is 4, 1 km from OR Tambo International Airport and the Cape Town Academy in 25 Dynamo Way, Wimbledon Estate Blackheath, Cape Town which is 15 km away from Cape Town International Airport.

Both the Academies are situated close to hotels and guesthouses.

The Academy in Isando has the following to offer prospective users of the facilities;

  • Three training rooms which can seat 16 to 24 people each.
  • A computer training room which seats 12 people with desktop PC’s.
  • A boardroom which seats 9 people.
  • All rooms have Climate Control.
  • All rooms have Wi-Fi.

The Academy in Cape Town has the following to offer prospective users of the facilities;

  • Three training rooms which can seat 16 to 24 people each.
  • A computer training room which seats 12 people with desktop PC’s.
  • A boardroom which seats 16 people.
  • All rooms have Climate Control.
  • All rooms have Wi-Fi.

All the rooms boast audio visual equipment, whiteboards and flip charts. The training rooms may be arranged in classroom style, U shape style and group work style due to the design of the trapezium tables utilized in the centres.

These modern facilities have been equipped with the most modern tools and equipment. The workshop areas consist of three two post hoists and a four post hoist to facilitate wheel alignment training.

Over and above the apprentice training we facilitate short courses such as, “Introduction to automotive technology” which we offer to Barloworld Motor Retail dealer staff, fleet leasing companies and rental companies.

The Centres are available for rental on a daily rate from external companies. Several OEM’s are currently making use of the facilities as per their needs.

The Academy is used for training of Management and staff of Barloworld Motor Retail and its sister companies.

Barloworld Motor Retail South Africa is accredited by the merSETA to deliver Diesel and Motor Mechanic apprentice training in South Africa.

We offer training, both theoretical and practical, for apprentices in the Automotive Industry.

Barloworld Motor Retail Academy offers training, both theoretical and practical, for apprentices in the Automotive Industry.

This offering includes psychometric assessments for candidates who wish to become apprentice motor and diesel mechanics in the automotive industry. Candidates are assessed using the established Learnership. Battery for Barloworld learners and compared with Barloworld Learner norm groups. These assessments are supervised by a registered Psychologist who has been practicing for many years. The psychometric assessments give a very good indication whether a candidate is suited to becoming a diesel or motor mechanic.

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