BEE Training in category B and C in the learning programme matrix will enable your business to achieve the maximum point under the skills development element of the scorecard.
How can your business get the most out of BEE training? The solution is easy: implement accredited skills programmes and learnerships.
There are three elements in which you can score through accredited Category B and C training. They are:skills development (SD), socio-economic development (SED) andpreferential procurement. Of these elementsskills development and preferential procurement are priority elements of the BEE scorecard.
BEE training in Category B and C in the learning programme matrix will enable your business to achieve the maximumpoints under the skills development element of the scorecard. Other benefits include encouraging growth within the business, SETA grants, and SARS rebates. The SARS rebate for a learnership is R60k for able individuals, and R100k for disabled individuals. This rebate is applicable for both employed and unemployed individuals. To qualify for this rebate, it is a simple matter of adjusting an entry on your business’ tax reconciliation for its annual financial statements (AFS) under the section ‘permanent differences’.
BEE training of individuals from the surrounding community will have a positive influence on the outcome of the socio-economic development element of the scorecard. To obtain the maximum score for this element a business must spend 1% of net profit after tax (NPAT) on training for black people in rural areas. Some service providers make this element easy by recruiting and training learners from the community on your behalf. They provide your business with a comprehensive report on each learner, disclosing all the required information for your verification agent. This will assist your verification agent to allocate points based on the relevant learning programme matrix (LPM) category.
To obtain the maximum score for the preferential procurement element of the scorecard it is important to enlist the services of atraining provider with a satisfactory BEE level. By outsourcing your business’ BEE training to a training provider with a status of Level 1 or 2 you are likely to score the maximum points on the preferential procurement element of the scorecard.
Call our team of BEE training experts on 010 597 7611 to find out how we can help you prepare for your business’ BEE verification.