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The NamWater Vocational Training Centre which is well-known as "NamWater HRDC" is located on the premises of the Von Bach Water Treatment Plant.

Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) - Admission Requirements

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Admission Requirements

Every first or second week of October each year, we send out adverts for new enrolment in the newspaper, preferable The Namibian, New Era & The Republikein. Previously, application used to apply in writing, but we now have application forms for both full-time and short course pr skills upgrading courses which are also accessible from our website:

The following documents must accompany the application forms for full-time training:

  • Grade 10 or 12 Certificate
  • ID/Passport of the applicant
  • ID/Passport of both parents
  • Birth Certificate of the applicant
  • Testimonial letter from school
  • Proof of parental income
  • 3 x passport photos
  • And Employer’s confirmation letter, if the company has to cater for expenses of the student

The short-listed candidates must sit for an aptitude test administered by the officials from the Ministry of Education. In the case of skills up-grading, the candidate must have working experience of at least 4 years in a particular field of interest.

The following documents must accompany the skill up-grading application form:

  • CV
  • ID/Passport
  • Qualifications (Minimum Grade 9)
  • As well as letter from the employer

In addition to all these, the candidate must undergo a testing evaluation to ascertain his/her level of competency in the particular field of interest.

Who Are We

The Namibia Water Corporation Ltd (NamWater) was officially registered as a company on 9 December 1997. It is a commercial entity supplying water in bulk to industries, municipalities and the Directorate of Rural Water Supply in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform. The company has a permanent staff compliment of 648 employees (192 females and 456 males).

Area Offices

  • NamWater Okahandja Tel: +264 62 71 6000
  • NamWater Swakopmund Tel: +264 64 71 6200
  • NamWater Oshakati Tel: +264 65 71 4200
  • NamWater Keetmanshoop Tel: +264 63 71 8000
  • NamWater Grootfontein Tel: +264 67 71 4000

Where to find us?

176 Iscor Street,
Northern Industrial Area
Phone Number
+264 61 71 0000
+264 61 71 3000