Uplifting our communities

The TSCT has been planting the seeds for job creation across South Africa through the Extending the Footprint (EGF) Project . The programme has shown that it is possible to train learners to manufacture their own school dress in one week. The training focuses on the basic clothing production methods used in an industrial environment.

Subsidised services offered on the EGF project:

  • Human capital development- one day workshops , one week and two week training sessions.
  • Product Development- Technical Drawings, pattern-making and grading services.
  • Product testing and analysis – Various fabric testing services.
  • Manufacturing advice – Audits and process improvements (productivity and quality).

For more info:

T: 021 959 6826
E: techstation@cput.ac.za


Pics are of Botrivier and Vyeboom training respectively.


Mothers unite

Small business participants under the banner of “Mothers Unite” an NPO based in Lavender Hill on the Cape Flats joined the Technology Station Clothing and Textiles on a 2 day programme “INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL SEWING MACHINE PRACTICE” presented by facilitator Norma Waggenaar.

The participants were able to complete a skirt containing darts, a zip and a waistband to a high quality standard within the 2day period.
For any enquiries or more information
T: 021 959 6826
E: techstation@cput.ac.za