The Energy and Water Sector Education and Training is a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act (1998) as amended; to advance skills levels in accordance with the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) III. The SETA Grant Regulations (2012), as amended, prescribe that 80% of discretionary grant must be allocated to Professional, [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:23+00:00August 28th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Employment Equity and BBBEE

  In South Africa, Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE, or BEE as it is more commonly known) is a complex system of rules and guidelines designed to effect socio-economic transformation by levelling the playing field for people of all races. While the major legislation involved is the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, No.53 of 2003 [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:26+00:00July 16th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Employment Equity in the Workplace

WHY THE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT South Africa has a legacy of discrimination in relation to race, gender and disability that has denied access to opportunities for education, employment, promotion and wealth creation to the majority of South Africans. The Employment Equity Act was passed to address this legacy and has two main objectives— to ensure [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:26+00:00July 11th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Workplace skills planning and training

Now that your Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) is ready, how do you manage and implement it proactively? Developing a training schedule or workplace skills plan (WSP) each year to coordinate and direct the implementation of skills development interventions, is therefore of utmost importance for each organisation’s strategic goals when it comes to identifying proper skills [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:27+00:00July 9th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Why your business needs an accredited Skills Development Programme

As an accredited training provider, we have seen both the short and long-term benefits of skills development programmes for our clients. Over the past 15 years we have helped South African companies, big and small, to train their employees.There are many reasons to invest in training, here are just 3 of those reasons: SKILLS DEVELOPMENT [...]

By |2018-03-15T08:32:59+00:00March 15th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Understanding Skills Development for BBBEE purposes

Skills Development and BBBEE Understanding Skills Development is no longer only a nice-to- have, it is a necessity for all companies. Skills Development has always been regarded as an important pillar for economic success and stability, however, with practical issues, like a lack of access to funding, facing South Africa, other avenues had to be [...]

By |2018-03-07T13:33:17+00:00March 7th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Skills Development

National Skills Development Strategy The National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) is the tool used by the Department of Labour to drive the process of developing the skills of the South African labour force. Six conceptual pillars: Inclusion, Relevance, Sustainability, Creativity, Quality and Quantity inform its key aims and objectives. The NSDS is under-pinned by three [...]

By |2018-03-07T09:36:19+00:00March 7th, 2018|news|0 Comments

WEF to upskill 10m people by 2020

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting took place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme, Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World. The World Economic Forum (WEF) said it aims to reskill 10 million people by 2020. The forum has launched a new initiative, Closing the Skills Gap 2020, a global call for top global businesses [...]

By |2018-01-29T14:08:35+00:00January 29th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Eskilz and their Skills Development and BBBEE aligned services

Eskilz Skills Development and BBBEE aligned services Understanding South Africa’s ever changing, dynamic economy is critical in recognising the skills development gap that is always one of the main reasons for our poor economy. Kamal Timmal, CEO of Eskilz, offers innovative training and development solutions to help upskill people through learnerships, nationally and offer businesses [...]

By |2018-01-23T13:19:57+00:00January 23rd, 2018|news|0 Comments