School of Ports: About Us
The Transnet National Ports Authority School of Ports was established in 1991 and was known as The Port Academy of South Africa. It was established with the intension of it being an in-house training provider for the comprehensive Ports Authority of South Africa, then known as Portnet.
The vast experience and expertise accumulated over the years within the Maritime Industry, enables the School of Ports to identify and facilitate knowledge transfer in port related training and business solutions specific to the customer's needs. Our philosophy is to develop partnerships with our customers through which we are able to offer expert advice, on the best learning intervention their business requires.
Through our global networks we ensure all our service offerings remain abreast with international best practices. Partnerships with other Education, Training and Development providers reinforce our capacity to deliver comprehensive business solutions.
We are in the process of implementing the following courses:
- VTS Training Program
- EGPR Training Program
- CMEO program
- Harbour Masters Training Program
- Port Management Program
- ISPS Training Program
- EIT internal Mentorship Program
- TIT internal Mentorship Program
- GIT internal Mentorship Program
- OBML Artisan Training Program
- ABET Training Program
- Global Best Practices
- SAPS Security Training
The School of Ports supports the vision of the Transnet National Ports Authority of South Africa: "To be a transformed collaborative port authority that leads economic growth in a world class port system"
To promote economic growth by providing port training and business solutions that are amongst the best in the world.