COSDEC Mahetago, Swakopmund

Who We Are

BACKGROUND OF COSDEC Mahetago, Swakopmund

COSDEC Swakopmund was established in 2009 and is located in Swakopmund, Erongo Region in the Republic of Namibia. COSDEC Swakopmund offers structured seven to ten month courses with job attachments, and a variety of short courses to community members.

The courses are offered at our training facility in Mondesa, Swakopmund, just behind the Walvisbay taxi rank. COSDEC Swakopmund consists of 14 staff members, the Centre also has a Business development Centre for SME’s. 

2017 National Courses
(Longer Courses)

  • Bricklaying & Plastering
  • Clothing Design & Production
  • Food Preparation & Serving
  • Joinery & Cabinet Making 
  • Office Administration & Computing
  • Plumbing & Pipefitting
  • Welding & Fabrication

2017 Short Courses
(1 week to 3 Months)

  • Evening Office Computing course
  • Business courses for SMEs

Our Contact Details:

Centre Manager: 

Phone : +264-64-403046
Fax : +264-64-402642
Email :
Address : P.O. Box 2509 Swakopmund,

Advisory Board Members

More about COSDEC Mahetago, Swakopmund

Success Stories

2015 Graduation and Inauguration Ceremony

The 20th February 2015 marked a great day in the History of COSDEC Mahetago as the Centre celebrated its Inauguration of its building and its first graduation at the new Centre. 153 trainees from various trades, The event was attended by prominent executives from different Industries and politicians, Including the Erongo Reg. Governor, his worship Cleophas Mutjavikua, Swakopmund Mayor, his worship Juuso Kambueshe, and the Arandis Mayor, his worship Daniel Muuhuura.

Swakop Uranium Sponsorship

Swakop Uranium handed over a sponsorship of N$60 000.00 to COSDEC Swakopmund which 4 COSDEC Business Incubatees will be benefiting from.
The aim for the funds is for start up capital. The Event was attended by the Erongo Regional Governor Cleophas Mutjavikua, Swakop Uranium Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs Dr Peng Xinjian, Swakop Uranium Vice-President Percy McCallum, COSDEC chairperson Ralph Bussel.