Botswana Railways

Corporate Planning & Strategies
P/Bag 0052 Mahalapye Botswana Or P.O. Box
Mrs Lena G. Kalake
Corporate Planning Manager
+267 71306931

General information

Year of establishment :1987

Mission statement :
Botswana Railways is committed to providing quality, safe and competitive transport solutions in the conveyance of goods and passengers

Ownership :State Owned Company

Training courses open for other companies :Yes

Main areas of offered training/education :

  • Operation Management ;
  • Train Crew;
  • Other : Train Safeworking System

Policy and Accreditation

Do you hold an ISO certificate? : Yes
If so, which certificate? : Botswana Training Authority
Is there Competition regarding your courses/education programs? : No
Accreditation as a vocational schoolby an independant public agency : Yes
Licenses to offer courses which are approved by an independent agency : Yes
Do you plan to seek accreditations within the next 3 years? : Yes
If there are planned accreditations, which : ISO, NOSA
Special courses for instructors necessary : Yes
If so, do you do your own accreditation? : No


3 main areas of offerings/expertise (and share in %) :

  • Drivers & Shunters - 100%
  • S & T Technicians - 70%


Wants to cooperate with other European institutions/organizations to :

  • exchange lecturers/expertise ;
  • exchange students ;
  • exchange experience in e-learning ;
  • share experience in pedagogics ;
  • share experience in implementing systems to improve the learning experience ;
  • share developed systems (i.e. CBT modules/solutions) ;
  • obtain best practice ;
  • participate in "best-practice-investigation"