The Institute for Advanced Tooling (IAT) is based at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), Soshanguve South Campus.
IAT-TUT key objectives are to:

  • Improve the competitiveness of SMEs in the tooling industry through the growing of highly skilled and educated workers with challenging jobs

The Institutes for Advanced Tooling (IATs) are positioned to be occupational centres of excellence for Skills Development Technology Transfer and Diffusion to accelerate the country's growth in the Tool, Die & Mould (TDM) making sector (Tooling sector), through the core business of promoting

AIS is an incentive designed to grow and develop the automotive sector through investment in new and/or replacement models and components that will increase plant production volumes, sustain employment and/or strengthen the automotive value chain.