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AFSA, in conjunction with various partners and stakeholders, offer courses that are of interest to the industry at large. Below are outlines of current courses on offer.

AFSA Webinar Series

10, 17 and 24 June 2021

dtic Online Training

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) invites interested parties to attend an online training course, covering the Introduction to Exporting Training of the Global Exporter Passport Programme (GEPP). The training sessions, which will take place over 4 days (3hrs per day), will cover the following topics:

  • Complete export cycle
  • Differences between local and international trade
  • Modes of transport, methods of payment, foreign currencies and exchange controls
  • Export documentation, freight cost elements, Duties & VAT
  • Customs procedure and declarations, role players in the export value chain and their responsibilities (customs, clearing agents)
  • Tariff & non-tariff barriers, Trade Regulations
  • Incoterms 2020, insurance methods and techniques

Outcome of the training sessions: Understanding the Export Cycle, Processes and Logistics
Date: 24-27 November 2020
Time: 10:00 – 13:00 daily
Venue: Online via Zoom

Interested companies can RSVP to and attach the following completed form.
A link for the training will be send to successful companies before the training.

An Introduction to Aluminium

This course is available on request. For further information please email Antoonette Hearns

  • Brief history of development.
  • Understanding of the commercial/metallurgical comparisons between
  • Aluminium and many other materials.
  • Production Processes in Operation (including some short DVDs).
  • Alloy and temper Nomenclature plus an overview of how these tempers are achieved.
  • Finishing Operations (coatings/fastenings/welding/shaping) plus areas to consider which could lead to different corrosion concerns.

During the course short exercises will be introduced to help ensure understanding. At the end team exercises will be introduced and results presented and discussed with everyone.