Umfolozi Training Centre was founded in 2007. Initially, UMF-TTC was established to cater only to the pulp and paper sector but has diversified and artisan skills training is now available for all interested parties. The demand for artisans in South Africa was growing rapidly.
UMF-TTC is accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO).
A Memorandum of Understanding exists between UMF-TTC and relevant SETAs.
Any company or person interested in skills training programs is invited to contact UMF-TTC for further information.

Vision Statement

Working in partnership and in accordance with employers’ requirements to develop and maintain the highest standard of training.
Umfolozi College pursues high-quality, flexible, and market-responsive programmes to assist in the economic transformation of South Africa. 

Mission Statement

Umfolozi College commits itself to serve all our communities, establishing partnerships for the purpose of accessible and mobile education and training, and aligning with the National Qualifications Framework.   


To meet the technical training  requirements of customer partners through:
  • Consultation and liaison with them, regulators, and other stakeholders regarding the training needs and standards required.
  • Ensuring our activities are executed in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007.
  • Ensuring effective training, focussing on safety, costs, training delivery, and methodology.
  • Promoting diversity, employment equity, black economic empowerment, and staff development.

Our Values

The activities of Umfolozi College are underwritten by the values of the Constitution of South Africa in that it will:
  • Equitably respect everyone in its service provision.
  • Honestly and accountably pursue excellence in all activities.
  • Improve the quality of each individual’s life and free each person’s potential.
  • Celebrate the humanity of every student in our care.
  • Innovatively and creatively approach changes and trends in education.

“It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.”