Learnerships : Can they be funded by TAX Rebates?

Yes, they can! Tax Rebates are there to fund your Learnerships. Capitalise on this investment – grow your business through learnerships – grow the economy through your success. Learnerships are positive programmes that enhance the education and potential of your workforce. In this article, we will give further details about tax rebates, specifically with regard … Read more

Foundational Learning Competence

FLC Foundational Learning Competence Foundational Learning refers to the competence needed in the low key areas of Communication and Mathematical Literacy in order to deal successfully with any learning at NQF Levels 2-4. It is a part qualification registered at NQF Level 2, SAQA 88895, and carries 40 credits in total. Each learning area carries … Read more

The Fundamentals of Skills Development in South Africa

Fundamental Learning and Skills Development are at opposite ends of the Employee Development Escalator. For skilled employees to exit at the top of the escalator, they need to enter with strong, fundamental foundations in place. Possibly the most significant threat we, as a country face, is present and pending. Presently, we have a few skilled … Read more

Skills development and the BBBEE scorecard

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) is a form of economic empowerment initiated by the South African government with the goal to distribute wealth across as broad a spectrum of previously disadvantaged South African society as possible. It is measured through the BBBEE Scorecard, a system made up by seven elements, each with a certain weighting … Read more

Skills development and the Mining Charter

The Mining Charter obliges all mining companies to devote 5% of their annual payroll into skills development. It is further also compulsory for mining companies to submit social and labour plans (SLPs) to the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) to report on their compliance with the Charter as a condition for the granting of mining … Read more