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Generic Skills Development

Generic Skills Development is fully Accredited by the TETA and provides essential safety training services to all companies including the industrial and mining sector. We provide a personal service in training on Lifting Machinery, Earth Moving Machinery, Health and Safety, Fire Fighting and the Construction Industry. The mission of the company is to serve our clients by providing them with quality on site training, and build lasting working relationships.

With over 40 years of experience in the training industry Generic Skills Development is the perfect choice for your training needs.

We have a selection of training providers with professional qualifications.Founder of the company, Mr. Koos van Dyk’s experience includes managing a Training Group (Natal Training Centre, Ladysmith), Providing training at Oil Refinery Process Plants (Sapref), Open cast mining (Scharrighuizen), Earth Moving Machinery (Scharrighuizen), Lifting Machinery and Construction Plant. He was Training Manager for Union co-op and provided training in Forestry, Saw mills furniture manufacturing, Bark extract plant, Maize and sugar cane farms, Sugar refinery, Maize mill, Cattle feed lots, Piggery, Abattoir, Meat precessing plant and Farming machinery.


Health & safety


Hasardous Chemicals


Lifting machinery, Earth moving machinery, Construction and small plant


Scaffolds & Ladders


Training courses:

  • Lifting Machinery
  • Earth Moving Machinery
  • Construction & small plant
  • Articulated Dump Truck Operator
  • Builders
  • Hoist batch
  • Plant operator
  • Confined spaces
  • Fire Fighting
  • Scaffolds and ladders
  • Scaffold Errection
  • Excavator Operator
  • Elevating work platform
  • Excavation Supervisor
  • Forklift (code 1 – 4)
  • Front end Loader Operator
  • Grader Operator
  • Fire Fighting (Level 2)
  • Scaffold Inspection
  • Lifting Equipment Inspection
  • Overhead Crane
  • Rigging (Basic & Advanced)
  • Roller Operator
  • Double vibrating Roller (Ride on/walk behind)
  • Single drum roller
  • Tyre Roller
  • Skid Steer
  • Loader Operator
  • Fire Marshall
  • Ladder Safety
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Incident Investigation
  • Risk Assesment
  • Safety Harness
  • Tractor Operator
  • Tractor Loader
  • Back hoe Operator
  • Truck Mount Crane
  • Tower Crane
  • Vehicle Controller
  • Hazardous Chemical Substances
  • Vehicle Controller
  • Legal Requirements for Workplaces (HCS)
  • Health and Safety
  • Asbestos Regulations
  • HIRAGas Welding Safety
  • Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Storage
  • Hand Held Electrical Tool Safety and Inspection
  • Fall Protection
  • Plan Hand tool Safety and Inspection
  • Safe Working at Heights
  • SHE Representative
  • Stacking and Storing

Training Courses:

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