Our Purpose

We strive to deliver qualified artisans and value added services in the automotive industry by ensuring the development of committed learners

With the client at the core!


Accreditation Status

We are an accredited training and testing centre for qualified artisans by Merseta as well as the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) on recommendation by the National Artisan Moderation Body (NAMB).


2 000 trainees per year

With academies in Germiston, Wadeville, Bloemfontein and Cape Town, Motus Training Academy is one of the largest techinal apprenticeship institutes in the country.

About Us

Motus Technical Academy - Previously Imperial Technical Training Academy opened their first technical training centers in Cape Town 2008 and Germiston 2009 as part of a joint venture between Imperial Automotive Retail and Associated Motor Holdings to address the need to increase qualified Artisans in South Africa for the Automotive Industry.

To date we have 4 academies across South Africa that offer 6 automotive trades, skills programmes and short courses to over 2000 apprentices from the Motus network to some of the largest private companies in South Africa.

We strive to remain the premium leaders in developing committed Technical Learners for the Automotive Industry. The academies are known for their use of the latest training methods materials and systems driven by innovative technologies and focused on the need to address the critical shortage of technical skills within the automotive industry through social and relational partnerships and collaborative programmes.

Whilst artisan training is available through other centers around the country, Motus Technical Academy ensures that artisans (apprentices) are employed into their businesses when they commence their training. This model provides a relevant mix of both practical Apprentice training and world-class theoretical training at the Academies and the best on the Job experience available. All Motus Technical Academies are geared in both equipment, technology and teaching methodology towards meeting the exacting standards that the motor industry demands.


Motus Technical Academy is a level 4 BBEEE contributor. Download our BBEEE certificate.