Business Package & Marketing Resources

  • Video link on how the lid of a dome casket is made
  • Regulations on burials, cremations and undertakers
  • Guidelines to opening your own manufacturing business
  • A contact list of wood suppliers in Gauteng
  • A contact list of 1,794 schools that you can use for marketing
  • A contact list of 190 municipalities that you can use for marketing
  • A contact list of municipality head offices that you can use for marketing
  • A contact list of youth leagues that you can use for marketing
  • A contact list of Cosatu offices that you can use for marketing
  • A contact list of eastern cape provincial government
  • A contact list of forest industrial training centers
  • A contact list of free state provincial government
  • A contact list of gauteng provincial government
  • A contact list of the industrial development corporation
  • A contact list of kwazulu natal provincial government
  • A contact list of limpopo provincial government
  • A contact list of mpumalanga provincial government
  • A contact list of northern cape provincial government
  • A contact list of north west provincial government
  • A contact list of all ANC provincial offices in South Africa
  • A contact list of all ANC regional offices in South Africa
  • A contact list of western cape provincial government
  • A contact list of the ANC women's league in South Africa
  • Online marketing guidelines and software
  • Brochure to list all your products and contact details
  • Samples of flyers you can use for marketing
  • A sample of business cards that you can change and use
  • A sample of a letterhead that you can change and use
  • A basic business plan
  • An order form, quotation and invoice you can change and use
  • A list of tools and machinery you will need for a manufacturing plant
  • Suppliers of woodworking machines and equipment
  • A seventy four page manual on starting your own import/export business
  • A list of churches throughout South Africa
  • A list of existing coffin manufacturers
  • Guidelines on opening a funeral parlour

  • Business Resources
  • A comprehensive database of legislation, regulations and amendments
  • The commission for conciliation, mediation and arbitration
  • Companies and intellectual property registration office
  • Council for scientific and industrial research
  • Department of trade and industry
  • Standard legal documents and administrative forms available for download
  • Financial institution providing socio-economic development in KZN
  • Another financial institution for business development
  • A portal to the media for general news
  • A useful site for laws, bills and policy documents on various aspects of SA
  • A site for acts, bills, notices and regulations
  • Small enterprise development agency
  • Open source and free software downloads
  • Statistics SA


  • Required Tools

  • Radial arm saw/table saw
  • Compressor & spray gun
  • Sander and sandpaper
  • Electric drill & router
  • Screwdrivers & plane
  • Stapler gun & square
  • Straight edge ruler
  • Tape measure
  • Punch, pliers, pencils
  • Clamps, protractor, bevel
  • Complete list is noted in the manual