Community Water Supply and Sanitation Unit

The Community Water Supply and Sanitation Unit (CWSS) is an accredited training provider, nationally recognized, well networked, multidisciplinary unitoffering a range of development and collaboration opportunities to motivated staff and students within a framework of commissioned projects based on sector, community and client needs.

The CWSS Unit promotes sustainable water supply and sanitation services in accordance with VISION 21 and Millennium Development Goals (MDG) principles, provides needs assessment, curriculum and material and programme development, implementation, quality assurance and project management services at all National Qualification Framework (NQF) levels.

Our vision is to be a Centre of Excellence that contributes to the sustainable delivery of water and sanitation services to all communities through:

  • Research initiatives by staff and students,
  • Sector Development and collaboration support,
  • Capacity Building and Skills Development initiatives, and
  • Promoting Community – based approaches in service delivery models.

Our approach to skills development is to develop courses in response to need/demand, ensuring alignment with both the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) requirements and client needs. The Community Water & Sanitation Supply Unit has designed, field tested and refined multi-disciplinary skills programmes registered with the Local Government Sector Education and Training Authority (LGWSETA) prior to transfer.

Contact us

Joao Alberts - Personal Assistant to Director
Tel: +27 21 959 6111
Fax: +27 21 959 6876
Email: cwsr@cput.ac.za

Zurina Abdullah - Training administrator
Tel: +27 21 959 6248
Email: cwss@cput.ac.za

Bellville Campus, Symphony Way

PO Box 1906, Bellville, 7535