BOBS is registered and accredited by the Botswana Training Authority (BOTA) as a Training Institution under the Vocational Training Act No 22 of 1998. Organizations and/or persons attending BOBS training may refer to the BOTA Vocational Training Fund guidelines for refunds against training undertaken.
The Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) is an organization whose main role is the promotion and maintenance of standardization and quality assurance in the provision of commodities and the rendering of services by organizations in Botswana. In the continuing fulfilment of its mandate, BOBS invites the private sector, parastatals, government, the public and other interested parties to participate in the training. BOBS also caters for in-house training when requested by organizations.
Application and contact details
Application forms and other course related information can be accessed through the BOBS website, www.bobstandards.bw or requested from the Training Unit. Applications can be faxed to 3190051, or posted to Private Bag BO 48 Gaborone. Applications should reach BOBS at least 10 working days before the course commencement date.
There will be a penalty for late applications (See Course fees). Applications received later than 5 working days before course commencement date will not be entertained. If the number of applications received for a course is not enough to compose a full class, BOBS will be compelled to cancel such a course on the basis of cost effectiveness. Applicants should confirm that the course they applied for will be conducted when the course commencement date approaches.
Applicants who submit their applications late will be charged an additional 10% of the tuition fees. Payments should be made at least 5 working days before the course commencement date. Meals and refreshments will be provided at no additional cost to the participants. Cheques should be made payable to: Botswana Bureau of Standards.
The venue for most courses is the BOBS’ Headquarters, Main Airport Road, Plot No. 55745, Block 8, Gaborone. Where the course will be conducted at a venue other than Gaborone, the name of City/Town/Village is specified under the course dates.
Mrs Lere Sengalo
Mr. Judah O. Bosa