Planning to take Arts and Crafts classes in South Africa?


South Africa is home to a rich variety of arts and craftwork. From woven baskets of KwaZulu-Natal to basketry from Limpopo along with beadwork, the country has many such world-renowned crafts. 


This is why arts and crafts training in South Africa attracts a lot of students wanting to pursue a career in this arena. To that end, the country houses many institutes that offer a wide array of courses to satiate the needs of students. 


Here’s a glimpse of arts and crafts training in South Africa: 



Course offered


Centre for Creative Education


3 Years

The Creative Academy, Cape Town


3 Years

Art Therapy, Johannesburg

Short Creative Courses and Workshops

1 Day - 8 Weeks



What are the best Art and Craft institutes in South Africa?


The colleges for art and craft training in South Africa are:

1. Lillian Gray Art and Craft School, Johannesburg

2. Ruth Prowse School of Art, Cape Town

3. Mandys Art, Robin Hills

4. Michaelis school of art, Cape Town


What is the cost of Art and Craft classes in South Africa?

The cost of arts and crafts training in South Africa varies depending on the type of subject and institute chosen. While music lessons can range between R670 - 2750, other forms of arts such as dancing costs somewhere between R200 - 2000. On average, arts and crafts training in South Africa lies between R100-900 per month or R450-900 per term. 



What is the duration of Art and Craft classes in South Africa?

The average duration of art and craft training in South Africa depends on the type of course chosen. While a Bachelor’s degree would require 3 years to complete, short courses can range from 1 Day to 8 weeks. 



Why learn Arts and Crafts in South Africa?


Besides the cultural diversity and rich arts and crafts heritage that South Africa, here are some compelling reasons for choosing arts and crafts training in South Africa: 


  • South Africa’s constant push to enhance its higher education program has resulted in a better, improved, and quality education framework.
  • South Africa uniquely positioned to gain a high-quality education and placements along
  • Universities in South Africa offer multicultural student communities, good academic facilities, a range of social activities and clubs, and good support systems for international students. 


What will I learn from Art and Craft courses in South Africa?


Besides providing a kaleidoscopic view of African culture and rich diversity of craftwork, arts and crafts training in South Africa offers the following benefits: 


  • The courses are designed to engage students critically in the diverse culture of South Africa.
  • Comprehensive training on local and urban African arts and crafts entwined with intellectual and academic rigor.
  • Great employment opportunities to kick off a promising career in the field of arts and crafts.  


What jobs can I get as an Artist in South Africa?

Jobs for taking art and craft training in South Africa:

  • Art therapist
  • Multimedia programmer
  • Drawing Teacher
  • Set Designer
  • Production Artist
  • Music Teacher
  • Creative Director

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We have been teaching children from 1992 and established our adult studio in 2012. It is our passion to develop each individual we teach to their full capacity.

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I offer adult pottery classes at my pottery studio in Benoni, on the East Rand of Johannesburg.

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Colour to Colour was established in February 2019 by Nadine Da Silva.

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Holiday Sessions

Over the major school holidays, KZNSA hosts 3-5 day making workshops for school-going youngsters, teaching new creative skills in a fun learning environment. The sessions, facilitated by local artists, include beading, mural painting and collage.

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Floristry Course (Introduction)

This course is designed for the absolute beginner as well as the more experienced florist. It is a challenging course which covers a wide variety of techniques and designs that are popularly used in floristry, but are also useful to the hobbyist and homemaker.

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Floristry (Event Floral Design Course)

This course is all about how to practically do wedding flower arrangements and starting your own Wedding Flower & Decor Business.

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Our classes focus on a key set of skills that will allow participants to create lush and imaginative floral designs using seasonal materials. Classes take place around the workshop table.

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Jewellery manufacturing

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Event Decoration & Draping Training

Draping and event decoration is a great way to enhance any event.  They can cover unsightly areas, change the color palette of an event space or stand as a backdrop to a main table at a wedding or a stage.

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Diamond Cutter

Diamond Cutter training is offered by Zurel Bros SA for learners. Zurel Bros SA (PTY) Ltd is a multipurpose centre that hosts a number of different skills interventions across different faculties of our business.

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