Gaborone Technical College Courses Offered

By | June 10, 2021

This programme is offered to citizens and non-citizens through Brigades and four Technical Colleges (Maun, Jwaneng, Palapye and Selebi-Phikwe Technical Colleges). These institutions offer vocational training courses up to certificate level (National Craft Certificate). These trades include:

Architectural Draughting

Auto Mechanics

Borehole Mechanics

Bricklaying and Plastering

Carpentry and Joinery

Dress Making 

Electrical Installation



Livestock Farming

Machine Fitting

Painting and Decoration

Panel Beating and Spray Painting

Plumbing and Pipe Fitting

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Welding and Fabrication

Who is eligible?

Citizens and non-citizens

16 years and above

Minimum educational requirements: Junior Certificate/BGCSE

Special Education Needs inclusive

How do I get this service?

  • Download and complete the Apprenticeship Training form and submit supporting documents to the nearest office (upon advertisement).
  • Attach the required documents (listed below) and submit the form to the Institutions of choice by post or hand delivery.

What supporting documents are required?

  • Certified copy of National identity card (Omang for citizens)
  • Certified copy of passport (for non-citizens)
  • Relevant educational certificates

How long will this service take?

Upon completion of the application process. Where can I get more information on this Service?

Ministry of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development

Department of Skills Development

Private Bag 0062, Plot 18006

Machel Drive

Gaborone, Botswana

Tel. (+267) 373 2700

Fax. (+267) 00267/ 397 5653


Opening hours: 7:30 to 12:45 and 13:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays.

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