Touchstone Africa is an integrated workplace management company. Our vision is to equip and empower youth, through training and placements. This is done through our training division and workplace management solutions.

Touchstone Training Academy is the training division that offers quality hospitality courses at affordable rates. The hospitality courses are designed to implement immediately in the workplace.

Housekeeping training, cleaner and barista training.

The online courses are International Accredited through various partnerships with International Brands.

What we do

Contract cleaning, housekeeper and cleaner training. Our aim is to train individuals that are passionate about their workplaces and jobs. Our trained housekeepers and cleaners understand their roles and are ready for the industry. Our methodology is simple we train individuals who want to learn an industry recognised skill, We train for contract sites and we train on behalf of companies.

We therefore always have a huge database of trained individuals ready for placements.

Be part of the change needed in future.

Professional E-learning for Hospitality Staff

Savvy, well trained and mentally ready individuals. Our online hospitality courses will provide your staff with a complete learning package and prepare them to work successfully.

We aim to make your investment in training work by ensuring your company style, standards and individual needs are central to any training. Our aim is to build long term relationships with our clients based on mutual trust and whether you choose a one off course, a longer term development plan or a training package we will ensure you are supported throughout. 

Training Programs

With the objective to get individuals employment ready. Touchstone Training Academy offers a variety of training programs that offer individuals the right tools to succeed by providing skills, customer service training, skills upgrades and “bridge training: to move individuals into entry level jobs then careers.
Housekeeping training
Cleaner training
Barista Training 

Online Courses

With the use of intentionally designed online courses. We offer a suite of online Hospitality courses. Delivered through the use of engaging micro-learning videos.

Online Courses

Corona Virus Course

From R 180.00/learner

How the virus is spread

Personal hygiene to prevent spread

How to keep yourself safe at work

Cleaning protocols to reduce infections

Guest relations, how to respond to guests in a positive way with regards to corona-virus

Your responsibility to prevent infection

Professional Food Service Course

From R 800.00/learner

General Preparation
Laying Tables
Folding Napkins
Boxing Tables
Handling Glassware
Menu Knowledge
Presenting menus & taking Orders
Using Positive Selling Skills When Taking Food orders
Restaurant Service
Buffet Service
Silver Service

Food Safety Level 2 Course

From R 450.00/learner

Being a Food Handler
Microbiological Hazards
Food Poisoning
Physical and Chemical Hazards
Receiving and Storing Food
Preparing and Serving Food Safely
Personal Hygiene
Cleaning and Pest Awareness
Premises and HACCP
Final assessment

Professional Housekeeping
From R 700.00/learner

All About Housekeeping

All About Cleaning

All About Clinical Cleaning for Housekeeping

All About Cleaning Bathrooms

All About making beds

All About Presentation

Clinical Cleaning in Housekeeping
From R 299.99/learner

To achieve the objective this module will look at these topics:

Why clinical cleaning? and here we will define different germs and the chain of infection.

The cleaning products used in clinical cleaning.

Disinfection processes.

Techniques to reduce cross contamination.

Giving Great Customer Service
From R 450.00/learner

Creating a Positive Environment

Understanding Different Behaviours

Understanding Customer Needs

Being Disability & Cultural Aware

Handling Problems Positively

Professional Bar Service
From R 450.00/learner

Preparing & Closing the Bar

Handling Glassware in the Bar

Prepare & Serve Drinks

Serve Beers

Care giver Training
From R 580.00/learner

Care Plan Notes for Documenting Client Activities

Communication Skills

Personal Care, Bathing, and Toileting

Assistance with Ambulation, Exercise, Transfers, Fall Prevention including Adaptive Equipment

Basic Hygiene and Basic Infection Control

Maintaining a Clean, Safe and Healthy Environment

Basic Personal and Environmental Safety Precautions

Emergency Procedures, Including Basic First Aid and Client’s Emergency 


Our credit bearing courses are offered in partnership with Direction Hospitality Training 


Upon completion you get a professional certificate

Learner support

Learner support is available via email.