Short Courses and Skill Development South Africa
Why choose Petra Institute of Development?

Petra Institute of Development (PID)

Petra Institute of Development (PID) understands the value people place on education and training. PID blended learning approach assists our learners to think in new ways and to realise the value of their own contribution towards shaping and flourishing in a new sustainable economy. Our learners become the best that they can be in our programmes.

Our learners can choose the learning approach that suits them. We have blended learning approach (electronic and online media as well as traditional face-to-face classes). We take pride in customising our interventions to suit our learners and the intended outcomes.

As Petra Institute of Development our training is based on our own extensive experience as ETDP Practitioners having worked in different environments. We as practitioners are driven by our hunger for quality education and training at reasonable cost which makes it easier for our people to succeed. Our facilitation methodologies and approaches have been tried and tested over many years.

Thrive in an ever-changing world

Our courses are flexible and engaging, in that students attend classes on Saturdays over a period of two to three months with the support of subject matter experts.

Management Courses

Learn the things adults wished they knew when they left school. Acquire the skills to achieve your goals and be fulfilled.

Tourism Courses

Allow your career to take a flight with our short tourism courses. These courses will teach you the skills you need to thrive in this bustling industry.

Creative Courses

Gain the basic skills you need to see your creative ideas come to life. These courses will put your creativity to the test, but also unlock other abilities. 

Skills Development & Capacity Building Institute

Petra Institute of Development

At Petra Institute of Development we offers a wide range of professional short courses & learning programs that are designed to improve productivity in governments, NGOs and the private sector.

PETRA INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT (Pty) Ltd (PID) is an international training institution that was established to meet the ongoing needs of the Global workforce in the current dynamic business environment.

It has been a wonderful journey with Petra Institute of Development. I have gained more knowledge and information. I highly recommend this institute for anyone who wants to improve their lives.

We Offer ETDPSETA, LGSETA, AGRISETA and FP&MSETA and CATHSSETA Accredited Short Courses and Qualifications

Petra Institute of Development

The short courses and qualifications provide prospective students with an opportunity to gain skills and knowledge in the domains of Occupationally Directed Education and Training, Records and Archives, Youth Development, Community Development, Management, Business Administration and Bookkeeping/Accounting, Environmental Practices, Electrical Engineering, Sports Administration and Agriculture Courses.

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    It has been a wonderful journey with Petra Institute of Development. I have gained more knowledge and information. I highly recommend this institute for anyone who wants to improve their lives.


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    This year has been wonderful and has changed my perception about learning. Thank you so much to the facilitator


    This year has been awesome but short. Thank you, Petra Institute of Development.


    I started attending at Petra in 2016 and all the classes were very informative and developing. The quality you get at Petra equips one on all areas of development which is very critical in the ETD sector.


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