ABET is one of the success stories of further education and training in South Africa. Business has committed itself, in cooperation with government to a better, more educated workforce. Adult basic education and training programs are being aggressively rolled out at business premises across the country, and business is realising that an educated workforce is the key to success in an ever more competitive global business environment. The macroeconomic effects of education are well documented, however business is also realising that ABET programs result in less absenteeism, more loyalty to the company and a more productive workforce. It’s a case of win-win, employees are happier and the business thrives.