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Partnerships boost skills training False Bay TVET College is training artisans and nurturing entrepreneurs.

Centres of Specialisation

The government is investing in the TVET colleges to ensure that these skills demands will be met and has initiated the Centres of Specialisation Programme through the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to address the demand for qualifications in the priority trades needed for the implementation of government’s growth strategy. False Bay TVET College was selected as one of the Centres of Specialisation and is thus the premier training institution for riggers as well as mechanical fitters in the Western Cape. The College is inviting industry to join this exciting venture. With training incentivised through industry and SETA grants, it makes good business sense to invest now in apprenticeships for these trades.

National Government has initiated the National Development Plan and the Strategic Infrastructure Plan to stimulate growth in the economy. These plans include investing in and stimulating ocean-related industries through Operation Phakisa. In the Western Cape, the provincial economic plan known as Project Khulisa focusses economic growth through three pillars – Tourism, Agri-Processing and Oil and Gas. The Oil and Gas sector is probably poised for the greatest development, with major plans announced for redeveloping ports and taking a bigger slice of the oil rig repair industry. All these developments will require huge numbers of riggers and mechanical fitters for deployment to oil rigs, ports, construction, engineering and transport crews.

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Western Cape Business 2019  

A unique guide to business, investment and tourism in the Western Cape. The 2019 edition of Western Cape Business is the 12th issue of this...

Western Cape Business 2019  

A unique guide to business, investment and tourism in the Western Cape. The 2019 edition of Western Cape Business is the 12th issue of this...

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