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At ElectroMechanica we believe training and development is a critical success driver in any orginisation. Training plays a key role in motivating employees to achieve higher standards, improves customer service and develops group and team skills needed to achieve organisational goals.


The Mechatronics Academy is a merSETA-accredited blended learnership in an exclusive joint venture between ElectroMechanica and PolytechAfrica Institute of Technology. Mechatronics engineering is a synergistic combination of precision mechanical engineering, electronics, and computer design systems used to control and automate mechanical products with electrical signals. The Mechatronics Academy offers a full-time 4-year blended learning program that culminates in a red-sealed, trade-tested Mechatronic Technician certification at the NQF5 level. They also offer part-time courses that focus on Mechatronics modules, designed to assist employees and employers in participating in the training while still enjoying the full benefit of the accreditation.

Applications for admission must be submitted to PolytechAfrica Institute of Technology


Successful industrial facilities rely on personnel who have the technical understanding and capability to maintain smooth system operation. The Industrial automation training is a short course that is recommended for any individual or group that requires more in-depth knowledge on the basic components, implementation and management of various automation products.

Wholesaler Partner Training

Our catalogue offers a broad range of components for applications throughout the electrical industry. The training is specifically designed to enable you to understand components and solutions available from EM, how they are suited to different applications and how to find the right components within our offering. Short sessions for groups of people which can be arranged at your premises.

In addition we would be pleased to work with you to customise technical and product training to deepen knowledge and understanding of any of our products and solutions. Training is offered at any of our facilities nationwide or in-house at your company's premises.

EM-Power Rig

The latest in EM's training offering is our all-in-one automation training kit. The EM-Power Rig. This training station is a desktop type unit that uses a simple kettle plug to power up. Consisting of an AS218 PLC, DOP-103 HMI, and ME300 VFD, as well as other complementary items, all integrated into a single station for your convenience. Also included are AS200 and ME300 Level 1 training notes to assist beginners, as well as a comprehensive standard demo program included in each kit.

All Software, programming manuals, and cables are included. Up to 2 additional rigs can be interlinked together to simulate larger systems