ABET training, a comprehensive curriculum of adult education and training, promotes disadvantaged South Africans’ advancement in their careers and their contribution to the nation’s development. Building learners’ literacy and numeracy and keeping instruction relevant to their day-to-day work and commerce, ABET training promotes worker’s efficiency, motivation, and pride of ownership in their work. ABET training in English begins with development of workers’ conversational skills, teaching them English vocabulary and expressions they immediately can use in completion of their everyday assignments. Similarly, ABET training in numeracy builds workers’ command of arithmetic and multiple operations and it focuses on skills their work demands every day. ABET training, always developed and delivered in collaboration with clients’ needs and objectives, may advance well beyond the basics, empowering learners to read and prepare sophisticated business texts and preparing them to work with spreadsheets manage production.