COSDEC Tsumeb is a Community Skills Development Centre established in 1999 in response to the high unemployment rate. The Centre offer demand driven skills, training and support out of school youth and other community members in the most cost effective manner with dignity, professionalism, and integrity.
Front row: Sylvi Nhinda, Ntema Sihela (Centre Manager), Mutalipula Musialela, Anetta Malan. Back row: Herman Haikali, Selma Thomas, Fillemon Iiyambo, Ueritjiua Komomungondo, Paulus Andreas, Emilia Lidker
The Courses include 5 and 7 month institutional training and 1 – 3 months job attachment.
The short courses are designed to provide skills training in a short period of time for up to 3 Months. Some courses are offered after hours to accommodate people who are working to improve their skills or to learn a new trade that might increase their quality of life through better or additional employment opportunities.
Centre Manager: Ntema Sihela
Phone : +264-67-222557
Fax : +264-67-222 558
Email : email@example.com
Address : PO Box 918, Tsumeb
Main Street Extension, Old TCL Training Centre, Tsumeb
To be the preferred provider of community skills development training, to increase the income-earning capacity by developing entrepreneurial and essential skills and enhancing participation in micro and small enterprises.
To provide relevant practical skills training that includes business skills, entrepreneurship, and life skills, and to relate the training to opportunities in local economy in terms of demand for goods and services
Application starts in October each year and the registration in January the following year for the first [1st] intake.
The second [2nd] intake application and registration starts in June each year.
Application forms are available at the Centre, Regional Council and Constituency Offices.
Entry to COSDEC is based on flexible arrangements and affording chances to the majority of the targeted beneficiaries to access skills development opportunities. There are no compulsory educational requirements.
As its role in providing advice, training, general support to new and existing businesses, in a quest to facilitate economic success for local entrepreneurs and to encourage the development of such entities.
Located at COSDEC Tsumeb the Centre provides the following services:
Population of Tsumeb: 14,907 (Female – 7422 and Male – 7485)
Target Population (Youth and Previously Disadvantaged): Tsumeb, Oshivelo, Tsitsabis, Grootfontein