5 reasons to choose TVET SA as your skills development partner

Choosing your skills development partner when implementing learning projects for your organisation can be a minefield, especially if you are implementing SETA grants or projects funded by government institutions.

Here are 5 reasons to select TVET SA as your skills development partner to ensure you make the right choice.

From right to left: Jennifer Choice, Managing Director of Thandeka Vocational Education Trust (Pty) Ltd with Theresa Otto, Director: Technical, Academic and Programmes

#1 A partner that understands the environment

Thandeka Vocational Education Trust (Pty) Ltd (TVET SA) has worked with partners in the clothing and textile manufacturing and retail sectors for more than 18 years.

Collaborating with employer organisations, the labour union and bargaining councils, we provide knowledge and technical input on the development of occupational qualifications to meet the specific skills needs of the industry. And we have successfully implemented sector skills development projects designed to boost the current skills base of the sector and to prepare new entrants into the sector. The majority of our management and facilitation team has hands on experience working in the clothing and textile industry. We therefore understand the dynamics and demands of the production environment.

#2 An accredited and credible skills development partner

Accredited by the FP&M SETA since 2003, TVET SA delivers learnerships and credit bearing skills programmes for the clothing and textiles sector.

Our track record of graduating learners speaks for itself. Since 2014, we have celebrated the successful completion of over 3,500 accredited learnerships and skills programmes. We received various awards for best practice in skills development from inter alia the National Skills Authority, and the FP&M SETA. And we are recognised as a Centre of Excellence in the CTFL sector.

#3 A partner that offers a full-service solution

Are you looking for a partner to implement a learning project to meet your organisation’s specific training needs? Look no further, we are able to provide a full-service solution.

Our team provides advice and support. From planning and designing tailor-made interventions right through to learner recruitment, learning programme implementation, project management, and reporting.

Our team members are experts on the management of projects funded through SETA discretionary grants. As your partner of choice, we guide you through the process step-by-step and reduce the hassle of dealing with the administrative requirements. Leaving time for you to concentrate on other priority areas.

#4 A level 2 B-BBEE partner

In addition to being an accredited provider, TVET SA is 51% black owned and a level 2 B-BBEE contributor.

When choosing TVET SA as a partner, you can claim up to 125% towards your B-BBEE procurement recognition.

We provide advice on how to meet your skills development scorecard requirements while meeting the skills development needs of your business. This includes the recruitment, enrolment, and management of unemployed youth sponsored by your organisation on accredited learnerships.

#5 A partner with a passion for skills development

Our TVET SA team is truly passionate about skills development. Empowering youth is core to our business. And we believe that if taught relevant skills and given the right opportunities, our youth can make a positive impact in the clothing and textiles manufacturing and retail sectors as well as in their communities.

That’s why TVET SA choose to partner with industry role players and social development agencies that share our vision of empowering youth and envisioning excellence.

Together, we can manufacture change through skills development – in our organisations and in our communities.

Contact elmine@tvetsa.org.za to discuss your project requirements.

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