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At PolytechAfrica, we are passionate about providing world-class Mechatronics education and training to individuals and organizations across Africa. We believe that Mechatronics is at the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and offers a multitude of career opportunities for those who are willing to embrace it.

Our Institute Of Technology is MERSETA accredited and offers a full-time 4-year blended learning program that culminates in a red sealed trade-tested Mechatronic Technician certification at the NQF5 level. We also offer part-time courses that focus on Mechatronics modules, designed to assist employees and employers in partaking in the training while still enjoying the full benefit of the accreditation.

Our founder and Managing Director, Astrid Straussner, has over 20 years of experience in the engineering training field and holds a Masters Degree in Science and Technology. We are associated with various engineering and academic bodies and have developed a MERSETA and QCTO accredited Institute Of Technology, registered with SAIMC, SAIEE, and SACE.

We are proud to be a Level 4 B-BBEE start-up, specializing in engineering consulting and training services, with a focus on industrial automation. Our Institute Of Technology is supported by ElectroMechanica, a specialized direct importer and wholesale distributor of industrial switchgear, including automation products such as the Delta industrial automation range.

At PolytechAfrica, we are committed to delivering quality Mechatronics education and training that meets the needs of our students and industry partners. Our state-of-the-art training facility in Johannesburg with additional campuses now operational in Cape Town provides a conducive environment for our learnership programs, which are designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the ever-evolving world of Mechatronics.

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