Short courses

Short courses at CPUT are coordinated and monitored by the Centre for Professional and Personal Development (CPPD).

Short courses are aimed at developing your skills. They give insight into various fields, empowering you to make decisions about your career and future. Our courses are affordable and our name is your quality guarantee.

CPUT offers a variety of short courses, making it easy for persons who are already employed to study part-time.

To apply, read through the course details and get in touch with the contact person for each course. Applications are processed by the centre/ faculty presenting the course.

Upcoming short courses

Contact details
Management (Project, Supply Chain, HR, & Finance )
Event Management
Travel & Tourism
Professional Development for PA’s & Secretaries
Tel: +27 21 460 8316
Tel: +27 21 460 3299
Tel: +27 21 460 4237
Textile and Fabrics
Production Management
Tel: +27 21 959 6075
Tel: +27 21 959 6826
Construction Management
Quality Control
Tel: +27 21 460 3080
Health and wellness
Computerised Tomography (see Computerised Tomography)
Obstetric Ultrasound
PET-CT imaging
Tel: +27 21 959 5632
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) (see ICT Academy)
COMNET (communication networks)
CCNA: CISCO certified network associate
CCNA Security
CCNP: CISCO certified network professional
Tel: +27 21 464 7214
Maritime/ Survival (see Survival Centre)
Offshore Survival & Fire Fighting
Personal Survival Techniques
FRB coxswain
HUET courses
Tel: +21 21 440 5763
Tel: +27 21 460 3080


For more information contact the Centre for Professional and Personal Development (CPPD)

C/o Tennant and Caledon Street, Cape Town

Tel: +27 21 460 3080