Learnership Tax Incentive: Budget Speech Directive

In South Africa, the 12H tax incentive serves as a crucial mechanism to encourage companies to invest in the development of skills and expertise among the youth through learnership programs. These programs, known as learnerships, offer a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical workplace experience, preparing young individuals for the demands of the job market. […]

A New B-BBEE Year with New B-BBEE Opportunities Awaits!

As South African decision makers, the dawn of a new BEE year signals not just an obligation, but a profound opportunity to redefine our commitment to transformation and excellence. As we stand on the brink of a fresh beginning on March 1st, let us seize this moment to recalibrate our company’s B-BBEE Skills Development strategy. […]

Possible Perils regarding the Implementation of the QCTO

The introduction of the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) in South Africa brings forth a dual-edged sword, particularly concerning the country’s Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) policies. While the QCTO aims to standardize vocational education, its implementation risks exacerbating existing disparities within the B-BBEE framework. One pressing concern is the potential for unintended […]

The Gift of Training For Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day and the gift of free training represent two vastly different yet equally valuable aspects of life in the South African context. While Valentine’s Day is traditionally associated with love and romantic gestures, the gift of free training speaks to the pursuit of personal and professional development, which is crucial in a country striving […]

Strategic Key Success Factors to maximise B-BBEE Skills Development Expenditure

Key Success Factors of a Successful B-BBEE SDE Strategy When aiming to maximise your B-BBEE SDE, the following serve as key success factors that need to be in place: Strategic Planning and Implementation: This involves developing a comprehensive strategy aligned with the B-BBEE codes of good practice to guide skills development initiatives. It includes identifying […]

Our Partnerships – Ploughing Back into the Community

Click to enlarge. In order to maximise the opportunities for growth for the youth in our communities, Skills College has partnered with the Funanani Christian School and Teach Thuto. The partnership is hosting an Open Day starting at 09:00 on the 9th of February at Funanani School, c/o Montja and Sibande Streets, Mamelodi West. The […]

First Order of Business for 2024: Your BEE Skills Development Strategy

In South Africa, the imperative for companies to reassess and enhance their Skills Development strategy in January is underscored by the critical link between skills development and Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) benefits. As a cornerstone of BEE, Skills Development is a pivotal component that not only fosters inclusivity and diversity but also serves as […]

Welcome back!

We hope you have had a peaceful and festive holiday season and that you are ready for the new year that is filled with promising opportunities!   Best wishes for all your plans and endeavours. May they all happen and exceed your expectations.   We look forward to connecting to begin this journey with you.

Skills Development for a Prosperous 2024 and Future

In the context of South Africa, the allocation of resources toward skills development can be likened to the tradition of making New Year’s wishes. Both involve a thoughtful consideration of future aspirations, a commitment to improvement, and a recognition of the importance of growth. Just as individuals make New Year’s resolutions to better themselves in […]

The Joy of a Skills Development Present!

In the realm of skills development expenditure in South Africa, one can draw an analogy to the anticipation and joy associated with receiving presents at Christmas. Both scenarios involve an investment of resources with the expectation of future benefits, albeit in different contexts. Much like the excitement that precedes the unwrapping of gifts, skills development […]