Pierre Smit

Your Capacity Building Partner


Career Objective

Making a positive contribution to the water sector within South Africa and Africa, by transferring skills and knowledge to the existing and future Process Controllers.

Registration with Professional Bodies

  • Pr. Sci Nat
  • Pr PC Water
  • EWSETA - Assessor - Registration Number: 583/ETQA/06/A2790
  • EWSETA - Moderator Registration Number: Mod583PSm0311
  • EWSETA - Skills Development Facilitator
  • EWSETA - RPL Advisor

Educational Qualifications

  • NTC - Water and Wastewater Treatment - NQF 3
  • Certificate in Personel Management - NQF 5
  • National Diploma - Water Care - NQF 6
  • National Higher Diploma - Water Care - NQF 7

Training Attended

  • Activated sludge treatment of industrial wastewater. 
  • Research Methodology, as part of MTech
  • Plan and Conduct an Assessment – ASSMT 01 (NQF 5, 15 Credits)
  • Effective Mentoring & Coaching (NQF 3, 5 Credits)
  • Facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies (NQF 5, 10 Credits)
  • Design & Develop a Learning Programme  (U/S 123394 & U/S 123401) (NQF 5, 25 Credits)
  • Design and develop outcomes-based assessments (U/S 115755) NQF 6, 10 Credits)
  • Conduct Moderation of outcomes based Assessments (U/S 115759) (NQF 6, 10 Credits)
  • Provide information and advice on Skills Development and related issues (U/S 15221) (NQF 5, 4 Credits)
  • Develop an organizational training and development plan (U/S 15217) (NQF 5, 6 Credits)

Working Experience

  • Installation of vacuum toilet system for the SANAE IV base in Antarctica.
  • Installation and commissioning of a MBR sewer treatment facility at SANAE IV base in Antarctica.
  • Setting-up of training department and obtaining EWSETA Accrediation.
  • Material Development.
  • Development of Assessment Tools.
  • Blue Drop Assessments.
  • Green Drop Assessments.
  • No Drop Assessments.
  • Process Audits of Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities.
  • Provisioning of Accredited Training (facilitation, workplace coaching, workplace assessment, assessment, moderation).
  • Skills Development Facilitator.
  • Project Management, both on PPP contracts and for the World Bank / KFW.
  • Process Optimization and troubleshooting.
  • Operation of Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities.
  • Laboratory operation.

Water News

Risk Management Tool

Need assistance in terms of a template for Risk Management, please feel free to send us an e-mail.

Water and Wastewater Treatment Record keeping systems

Do you need a database to capture all your water and wastewater plant data, etc., please feel free to send us an e-mail.


Do you need the services of a moderator, please feel free to send us an e-mail.

Skills Development Facilitator (SDF)

Do you need the services of a SDF, please send us an e-mail.

Workplace Skills Plan (WSP)

Do you require assistance with your WSP, please send us an e-mail

Vacuum Toilet Systems - A vacuum system has been installed, reducing the 9 litre of water used per toilet flush to only 1 litre per toilet flush

Incident Management Protocol (IMP) Software available and ideal for Blue and Green Drop Requirements.

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